Alan Simpson

Nottingham South Labour

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How Alan Simpson voted since 2001
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  • Has never voted on increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails

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Alan Simpson quite often rebelled against their party in their last parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Health: Mentally Ill: Nottinghamshire 7 Apr 2010

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people are detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 in Nottinghamshire (a) in total and (b) in secure wards; and what the equivalent figures were in 2005.
  • Amendment of the Law 29 Mar 2010

    I came into the House 18 years ago frustrated by a Government who had sold the pass on manufacturing in favour of a dangerous flirtation with speculative and deregulated finance. So, a lot has changed in those 18 years. We are where we are because of the mess that speculative and deregulated finance has taken the UK and global economy into. We currently hover somewhere between recession and...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Afghanistan (Poppy Cultivation) 29 Mar 2010

    I welcome the proposals to support the growing of pomegranates, wheat, raisins and alternative crops that have been proposed by Afghan farmers over many years, but does the Minister understand that for them the key issue is not what they will be encouraged to grow but who will be a secure buyer of what they grow? Has the Minister any plans to step in and at least recognise that the starting...

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Former Labour MP for Nottingham South

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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Defence
  • Health
  • Trade and Industry
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • GM Crops
  • Nuclear Weapons
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Iraq
  • Genetically Modified Organisms

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 22 written questions in the last year — 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 61.80% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
  • 65 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 377 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

8. Land and Property
Apartment in Italy.

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