How Steve Webb voted since 2001
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- Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
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Steve Webb hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Work and Pensions: Pension reforms.
Witnesses: Steve Webb MP, Minister for Pensions, Department for Work and Pensions
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More of Steve Webb's recent appearances
Liberal Democrat MP for Thornbury and Yate
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Department
- Benefit Fraud
- Tax Credits
- Pension Credit
- Child Support Agency
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 21 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 81.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 63 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") 1213 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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