How Kevin Brennan voted since 2001
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Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Kevin Brennan hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
I caution against being too obsessed with the American system, because it is held in very low regard by American voters, largely because of the amount of money involved in their politics, and one of the reasons for that is the frequency of elections to the House of Representatives and the resulting gridlock. Does my hon. Friend agree that choosing a period of five years, which was done for...
Is it not entirely unfair to criticise the Liberal Democrats when they are not here to defend themselves?
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Labour MP for Cardiff West
Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Teachers: Training
- Free Schools
- Kings Science Academy
- Schools: Playing Fields
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Education)
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 92 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 131 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 76.42% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above 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.
- 96 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kevin Brennan’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 499 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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