Anthony D Wright

Former MP, Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Labour

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How Anthony D Wright voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails

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Anthony D Wright occasionally rebelled against their party in their last parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Teenage Pregnancy 6 Apr 2010

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what plans he has for a successor strategy to the teenage pregnancy strategy.
  • Opposition Day — [5th Allotted Day]: Local Government (Devon, Norfolk and Suffolk) 9 Mar 2010

    I am 100 per cent. behind unitary authorities. Indeed, I am envious of the position that Norwich finds itself in of being offered the opportunity to have unitary status. My hon. Friend the Member for Waveney (Mr. Blizzard) and I were fully supportive of a unitary authority for Great Yarmouth and Waveney, but that was not to be the case. We held that position some 13 or 14 years ago, when my...
  • Opposition Day — [5th Allotted Day]: Local Government (Devon, Norfolk and Suffolk) 9 Mar 2010

    I do not think that the rest of the county has put its views forward on that, and the hon. Gentleman is not justified in saying that there will be such extra costs. I am looking forward to somebody promoting and supporting the concept of unitary authorities. I live in hope that one day in the very near future Yarmouth and Waveney can join together in a unitary authority and bring value for...

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Profile

Former Labour MP for Great Yarmouth

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Jobcentre Plus
  • Gambling
  • Colorectal Cancer: Screening
  • Hunting
  • National Offender Management Service

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (7 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, East of England Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Business and Enterprise Committee (18 Apr 2008 to 7 Oct 2009)
  • Member, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 18 Apr 2008)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 7 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Draft Gambling Bill (Joint Committee) (to 21 Sep 2004)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 5 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 80.36% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 20 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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.
  • 61 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 83 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

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