Dennis Skinner

MP, Bolsover

Bolsover Labour

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  • Voted moderately against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details

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Dennis Skinner

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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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Jul 1999 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Jul 1994 to 1 Jul 1998)
  • Party Chair, Labour Party (1 Jul 1988 to 1 Jul 1989)
  • Vice-Chair, Labour Party (1 Jul 1987 to 1 Jul 1988)
  • Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Jul 1979 to 1 Jul 1992)

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  • Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — 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.
  • People have made 112 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2726 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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