Ian Stewart

Former MP, Eccles

Eccles Labour

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How Ian Stewart voted since 2001
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  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
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Ian Stewart occasionally rebelled against their party in their last parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Departmental Taxis 11 Mar 2010

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what contracts his Department has with private hire taxi companies; and what expenditure his Department has incurred on such contracts in each year since his Department was established.
  • Written Answers — Transport: Lorries 22 Feb 2010

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what information his Department (a) holds and (b) has access to on (i) the number of heavy trucks and lorry drivers (A) employed and (B) self-employed in each EU and EFTA member state, (ii) the average hours worked by each category of driver in each such state in the latest period for which figures are available and (iii) the average...
  • Written Answers — Transport: Lorry Drivers 3 Feb 2010

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what estimate he has made of the number of heavy trucks and lorry drivers (a) employed and (b) self-employed in the UK; what estimate he has made of the average hours worked by each category of driver in the latest period for figures are available; and what estimate he has made of the average (i) hourly and (ii) weekly earnings of heavy...

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Former Labour MP for Eccles

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election


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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Departmental Taxis
  • Departmental Scientists
  • Dentistry
  • Sick Pay
  • Child Support Agency

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (24 Nov 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee (7 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (18 Apr 2008 to 7 Oct 2009)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 18 Apr 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Alan Johnson, Secretary of State), Department of Trade and Industry (before 10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • PPS (Mr Stephen Timms, Financial Secretary), HM Treasury (2 Nov 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • PPS (Mr Stephen Timms, Minister of State), Department of Trade and Industry (to 2 Nov 2004)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 23 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 68.87% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 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.
  • 67 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 117 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.


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