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 very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails

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Steve Webb hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Alcoholic Drinks 21 Jul 2014

    During normal working hours staff must not consume alcohol on departmental premises. However, there is no prohibition of alcohol and occasionally Ministers and the Permanent Secretary host events for staff in recognition of particular achievements. Alcohol may be provided at such events and will normally be paid for by the relevant Minister or the Permanent Secretary.
  • Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Billing 21 Jul 2014

    This information could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
  • Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Housing Benefit: Greater London 21 Jul 2014

    The information requested is shown in the following table: Housing benefit expenditure in the private rented sector in Greater London 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 million, nominal 2,496 2,686 2,631 million, 2014-15 prices 2,686 2,826 2,738 Notes: 1. Benefit expenditure is available for financial years only. 2. The last period for which a full year of...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Thornbury and Yate

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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

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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More about this

  • 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 81.52% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 69 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") 1219 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

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