Steve Webb

MP, Thornbury and Yate

Thornbury and Yate Liberal Democrat

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How Steve Webb voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Steve Webb hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Housing Benefit 30 Oct 2014

    The Department has no plans to review the way the Shared Accommodation Rates are calculated. The Rent Officer Services set the rates in line with the current DWP policy for uprating Local Housing Allowance and with reference to evidence of achieved rents in the local area. In 2014/15, 56 out of the 192 Shared Accommodation Rates have been increased by 4% in those areas where there is the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Housing Benefit 30 Oct 2014

    The information requested in respect of Housing Benefit (HB) claimants is published and can be found at: https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/ Guidance on how to extract the information can be found at: https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Stat-Xp lore_User_Guide.htm Information for Northern Ireland is the responsibility of the Department for Social...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Automated Credit Transfer 29 Oct 2014

    DWP can provide a total figure for UK benefit bank transfers for 2013/14 (including pensions) by BACS, broken down by benefit as follows: Benefit Volume Banking Costs ATTENDANCE ALLOWANCE (AA) (inc Overseas) 14,914,870 65,625.43 DISABILITY LIVING ALLOWANCE (DLA) (inc Overseas) 47,522,463 209,098.84 EUROPEAN SOCIAL FUND (ESF) 288 1.27 CARERS ALLOWANCE...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Thornbury and Yate

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Also represented Northavon

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Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Pensions
  • Benefit Fraud
  • Tax Credits
  • Pension Credit
  • Child Support Agency

Currently held offices

  • The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Energy and Climate Change (7 Oct 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for the Environment, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (20 Dec 2007 to 7 Oct 2008)
  • Chair of the Election Manifesto Group, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (27 Jul 2007 to 6 Mar 2008)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Health, Health (1 Jun 2005 to 19 Dec 2006)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Work & Pensions (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 81.27% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 74 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") 1230 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.

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