How Andrew Robathan voted since 2001
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Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Andrew Robathan hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
I was languishing on the Front Bench for some time, so I did not have the opportunity to ask the Deputy Prime Minister a question about consistency that has been bothering me. In 2010, he introduced a measure to equalise the electorates in each constituency. That seemed to me to be very fair and he was very eloquent in saying how important it was to be fair and for each vote to have the same...
Following the Russian invasion of eastern Ukraine, it is important for the international community to carry a big stick and to be resolute, steadfast and very firm with Russia. It may be necessary to increase the sanctions rather than decreasing them. However, no one in the world wishes to see a new cold war. Is there any way in which my right hon. Friend and the international community can...
I understand that the Secretary of State is calling in almost all onshore wind farm applications and turning most of them down, including those already approved by the planning authorities. Given the majority of the people of this country say, when polled, that they are broadly in favour of onshore wind projects, will the right hon. Gentleman explain his Department’s policy on this matter?
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Conservative MP for South Leicestershire
Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Also represented Blaby
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Topics of interest
- International Development
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Trade and Industry
- Royal Navy
- Electoral Registration
Currently held offices
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee)
Other offices held in the past
- The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
- The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (17 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Member, Selection Committee (3 Aug 2006 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Administration Committee (3 Aug 2006 to 13 Jul 2007)
- Deputy Chief Whip, Whips (16 Dec 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister, Defence (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (9 May 2005 to 20 May 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Defence (17 Mar 2005 to 9 May 2005)
- Shadow Minister (Defence), International Affairs (9 Sep 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
- Member, International Development Committee (to 9 Nov 2004)
- Commons Liaison With the Lords, Parliament (10 May 2004 to 9 Sep 2004)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 69.33% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 51 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 801 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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