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Jonathan R Shaw
Former Labour MP for Chatham and Aylesford
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)
- Majority: 2,332 votes. — 539th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Jonathan R Shaw voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
Read about how the voting record is decided.
- Hardly ever rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Attendance Allowance: Na-h-Eileanan an Iar (8 Apr 2010)
“The available information is in the table: Attendance a llowance - cases in payment in Na-h-Eileanan an I ar parliamentary constituency Quarter ending Number February 2007 880 May 2007 900 August 2007 930 November 2007 940 February 2008 960 May 2008 980 August 2008 1,030 November 2008 1,090 February 2009 1,090 May 2009 1,110 August 2009...”
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Carer's Allowance: Na-h-Eileanan an Iar (8 Apr 2010)
“The information is in the table: Carer's a llowance - cases in payment in Na-h-Eileanan an I ar parliamentary constituency Quarter ending Number February 2007 200 May 2007 200 August 2007 200 November 2007 200 February 2008 200 May 2008 200 August 2008 200 November 2008 200 February 2009 200 May 2009 190 August 2009 190 Notes: 1....”
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Croydon (7 Apr 2010)
“DWP leads the Government's response to some of the biggest issues facing the country-welfare and pension reform-and is a key player in tackling child poverty(1). As the biggest delivery Department in the UK, DWP makes a difference to millions of people every day, helping them to lead safer, fairer and more rewarding lives that are free from poverty. We want to give people more choice and...”
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- Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — below 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 low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 83.93% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 22 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.
- 42 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 249 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 12 Apr 2010. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£21,220 (239th)||£21,254 (329th)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,128||£15,857 (466th)||£13,344 (509th)||£12,000 (572nd)||£15,000 (joint 354th with 1 other)|
|Office running costs||£16,738 (368th)||£14,827 (468th)||£28,304 (37th)||£23,692||£19,315 (joint 118th with 1 other)||£18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others)||£18,225 (joint 223rd with 2 others)||£23,602 (93rd)|
|Staffing costs||£103,828 (71st)||£92,201 (120th)||£79,328 (467th)||£80,280||£70,318 (348th)||£66,613 (390th)||£61,911 (440th)||£38,781 (534th)|
|Communications Allowance||£12,217 (88th)||£14,755 (23rd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£1,902 (586th)1||£2,492 (570th)2||£2,789 (561st)||£2,793||£5,025 (537th)||£4,102 (554th)||£4,456 (550th)||£5,964 (425th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£10 (419th)||£74 (joint 388th with 1 other)||£13 (joint 432nd with 1 other)||£0||£122 (joint 409th with 1 other)||£136 (395th)||£220 (367th)||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£24 (336th)||£24 (354th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£17 (108th)||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£3,024 (371st)||£1,516 (93rd)||£1,498 (161st)||£1,193||£2,137 (101st)||£1,963 (72nd)||£2,106 (74th)||£1,258 (joint 241st with 1 other)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£2,796 (260th)||£3,123 (277th)||£3,008||£5,745 (111th)||£5,182 (110th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,484 (joint 23rd with 1 other)||£1,276 (joint 51st with 2 others)||£0||£1,991 (joint 84th with 2 others)||£1,991 (joint 78th with 2 others)||£1,991 (joint 77th with 2 others)||£1,991 (joint 75th with 2 others)|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£9,346 (13th)||£0|
|Total||£158,979 (210th)||£151,423 (249th)||£138,441 (311th)||£132,094||£120,510 (389th)||£112,130 (480th)||£110,255 (391st)||£86,596 (372nd)|