Keith Simpson

MP, Broadland

Broadland Conservative

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  • Voted moderately against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details

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Keith Simpson

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Conservative MP for Broadland

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Also represented Mid Norfolk

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Defence
  • International Development
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Sudan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Sudan: Peace Negotiations
  • Afghanistan

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intelligence and Security (Joint Committee) (16 Mar 2015 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (1 Jun 2002 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (10 Dec 2001 to 2 Dec 2002)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2002)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 1999 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) (1 Jun 1998 to 1 Jun 1999)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 3 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.
  • People have made 1 annotation 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") 284 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Book Review Editor at Total Politics magazine, 375 Kennington Lane London SE11 5QY. Paid £145 per month, until further notice. Hours: approximately 20 hrs per month.

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