Joan Ruddock

MP, Lewisham, Deptford

Lewisham, Deptford Labour

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How Joan Ruddock voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Joan Ruddock never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Health: Cancer: Greater London 19 Jun 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients who were referred by GPs for tests for suspected cancers at (a) Lewisham Hospital, (b) Queen Elizabeth Hospital Woolwich, (c) Guys and St Thomas' Hospital and (d) Kings College Hospital were not seen within six weeks of referral in the last six months.
  • Child Care (London) — [Jim Dobbin in the Chair] 19 Mar 2014

    We might all support the hon. Gentleman and think this is a great way forward, but somebody has to provide the finance. It is impossible to build a new school and employ new teachers, in whatever way that is done, if the finance is not available from his Government.
  • Child Care (London) — [Jim Dobbin in the Chair] 19 Mar 2014

    The hon. Gentleman is generous in giving way again—

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Labour MP for Lewisham, Deptford

Entered House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • International Development
  • Home Department
  • Afghanistan
  • Iraq
  • GM Crops
  • Departments: Equal Opportunities
  • Recycling

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (13 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State, Department for Energy and Climate Change (10 Jun 2009 to 13 Oct 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Energy and Climate Change (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (28 Jun 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • Member, International Development Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 7 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Women), Department of Social Security (11 Jun 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)

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  • Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.07% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 711 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

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