How Richard Shepherd voted since 2001
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Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Richard Shepherd quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament
I greatly appreciate the speech that we have just heard. It reflects many views that I have held for a very long time. The fear that I express about the current provisions of the Bill is not a criticism of the Ministers who introduced them, but it echoes some of the comments that have just been made by my hon. Friend the Member for Esher and Walton (Mr Raab). When we undergo the whole...
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when her Department last reviewed the time taken by the West Midlands Constabulary to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service application.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what sanctions her Department has available to take against a Constabulary which takes over 90 working days to process a Disclosure and Barring Service application.
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Conservative MP for Aldridge-Brownhills
Entered House of Commons on 3 May 1979 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Electoral Commission Committee
- Work and Pensions
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- North Sea Camp Prison
- Sexual Health
- Departmental NDPBs
- Multi-Agency Public Protection
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (26 Jul 2010 to 7 Apr 2014)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Draft Corruption Bill (Joint Committee) (to 11 Jun 2004)
- Member, Draft Corruption Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Mar 2003 to 31 Jul 2003)
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (15 Nov 2001 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons (30 Jul 1997 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Public Administration Committee (16 Jul 1997 to 1 Feb 2000)
- Member, Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee (20 Jul 1982 to 16 Mar 1992)
- Member, Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee (3 Mar 1980 to 8 Mar 1982)
- Member, Treasury & Civil Service (3 May 1979 to 9 Jun 1983)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 54.76% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 112 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Richard Shepherd’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 584 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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