Quite often rebels against their party in their last parliament
How Alan Simpson voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately against a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted very strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Has never voted on increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted moderately for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
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.
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...
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
- Trade and Industry
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- GM Crops
- Nuclear Weapons
- Childhood Obesity
- 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?)