Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Kevin Brennan voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted strongly for introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted very strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted moderately for a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
This question genuinely requires just a yes or no answer. Can the Leader of the House confirm, as per the coalition agreement, that there will definitely be a debate and vote on the repeal of the Hunting Act 2004 during this Parliament?
What reports he has received on recent developments in Ukraine.
As a schoolboy, I took the bus from Cwmbran to Pontypool via the village of Sebastopol, a reminder of how long the Crimea has been of significance in our history. Will the Foreign Secretary ask all Ministers to refrain from any superficial blame games for party political purposes, which are not in Britain’s interest, and to work with the Opposition to develop a united diplomatic...
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Labour MP for Cardiff West
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Teachers: Training
- Kings Science Academy
- Free Schools
- Schools: Playing Fields
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Public Administration Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 17 Jan 2011)
- Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Minister of State (also in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills), Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (23 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
- Minister of State (also in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills), Department for Children, Schools and Families (23 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
- Minister of State (also in the Department for Business, Innovations and Skills), Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (13 Oct 2009 to 23 Mar 2010)
- Minister of State (also in the Department for Business, Innovations and Skills), Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (10 Jun 2009 to 13 Oct 2009)
- Minister of State (also in the Department for Business, Innovations and Skills), Department for Children, Schools and Families (10 Jun 2009 to 23 Mar 2010)
- Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Children, Schools and Families (28 Jun 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
- Government Whip (technically a Lords Commissioner, HM Treasury) (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Assistant Whip (funded by HM Treasury) (11 May 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- PPS (Rt Hon Alan Milburn, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster), Cabinet Office (2 Nov 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Public Administration Committee (to 20 Jan 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 81 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 253 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 75.91% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 28 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 469 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)