Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament
How Mike Wood voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted strongly against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted very strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted very strongly against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted very strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what assessment he has made of the effect of prisoners' (a) proximity to homes and (b) contact with their families on (i) success of resettlement and (ii) reduction in reoffending.
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) what assessment he has made of the risks arising from the scale and speed of the Transforming Rehabilitation Probation programme; (2) what assessment he has made of the risks to the Transforming Rehabilitation Probation programme of poor design of operational processes; (3) what assessment he has made of the risks to the Transforming...
I rise to counter the damning speech we have just heard from the hon. Member for North Thanet (Sir Roger Gale). This is prompted not by any national part of St John, but by members of my local group, for whom I have always had enormous respect and whose service in my constituency has always been of the highest order. It is on that basis that I want to put their views on the suggestions made...
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Labour MP for Batley and Spen
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Work and Pensions
- Drugs: Rehabilitation
- Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs
- Welfare Tax Credits
- Immigration: Detention Centres
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Procedure Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 1 Mar 2011)
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 7 written questions in the last year — below 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 46.57% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 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") 27 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)