How William McCrea voted since 2001
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Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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William McCrea hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
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To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether it is his policy completely to abolish air passenger duty.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will take steps to make a formal public acknowledgement of the sacrifice made by British troops deployed to Afghanistan in recent years.
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DUP MP for South Antrim, Former DUP MLA for South Antrim
Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election
Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election
Left the Assembly on 1 July 2010 — Resigned
Also represented Mid Ulster
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Topics of interest
- Northern Ireland
- Department of Health
- HM Treasury
- Crosshill Quarry
- Tax Credits
- Armed Forces: Northern Ireland
Currently held offices
- Shadow Spokesperson (Justice)
- Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Home Affairs)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
- Member, Public Accounts Commission (12 Jul 2010 to 26 Jan 2011)
- Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (3 Dec 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (17 Nov 2006 to 18 Apr 2008)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Future MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
- Chairman, National Insurance Contributions Bill Committee (1 out of 2)
- Chairman, Deep Sea Mining Bill Committee (1 out of 2)
- Chairman, Presumption of Death Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill Committee (2 out of 6)
- Chairman, Prisons (Property) bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Financial Services (Banking Reform)Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Chairman, Health and Social Care Bill Committee (3 out of 40)
- Chairman, Daylight Saving Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Budget Responsibility and National Audit Bill Committee (3 out of 4)
- Chairman, Mortgage Repossessions (Protection of Tenants Etc.) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Law Commission Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill Committee (2 out of 3)
- Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Bill Committee (1 out of 4)
- Terrorism (Northern Ireland) Bill Committee (0 out of 1)
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- Has spoken in 56 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 138 written questions in the last year — well above 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 46.76% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 421 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
, Calvary Free Presbyterian Church, Mullaghboy Hill, Magherafelt. £290 per week plus Manse rent allowance (£120 per week). Hours: 30 hours per week (Updated 21 March 2012)
8. Land and Property
One half share in a house in England from which rental income is received.
One half share in a commercial property in England from which rental income is received.
Small farm holding in Co Tyrone
. (Registered 20 March 2012)
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