Dennis Skinner

MP, Bolsover

Bolsover Labour

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How Dennis Skinner voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integrationDetails

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Dennis Skinner sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Bolsover

Entered House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Home Department
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Council Housing Stock
  • Diabetes
  • Remploy
  • Strokes
  • Miners' Compensation

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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 90.21% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 108 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.
  • 312 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Dennis Skinner’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2719 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

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