Annette Brooke

MP, Mid Dorset and North Poole

Mid Dorset and North Poole Liberal Democrat

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How Annette Brooke voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
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Annette Brooke occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 23 Jan 2015

    Protective Headgear for Cyclists Aged Fourteen Years and Under (Research) Bill - Second reading – Annette Brooke. Legislation
  • Business of the House: Local Government Finance 18 Dec 2014

    On local welfare assistance schemes, will the Minister clarify whether any extra money is being given to councils to provide those services? In the event of no ring-fencing and no monitoring, will he confirm how a family in crisis through no fault of their own will cope on a Friday afternoon if their council says, “No, we are not providing anything”?
  • Post Office Mediation Scheme — [Nadine Dorries in the Chair] 17 Dec 2014

    I congratulate my right hon. Friend on the enormous amount of work that he has done on this matter. I, too, am concerned about the length of time involved and the lack of information. The mediation process requires information from both sides. My constituents make the point that they requested audit trails and they just have not been given them, which seems to confirm exactly what my right...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Education and Skills
  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Education
  • Prisons
  • Children: Day Care
  • Departmental Detergents
  • Children: Databases
  • Mental Health

Currently held offices

  • Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party
  • Member, Panel of Chairs

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Standards and Privileges (26 Jul 2010 to 7 Jan 2013)
  • Shadow Children's Minister (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Children, Young People and Families), Children, Schools and Families (5 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (26 Apr 2006 to 29 Jan 2008)
  • Children & the Family, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (21 Mar 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 4 May 2006)
  • Shadow Minister, Education & Skills (1 Jun 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Other Whip (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Home Affairs Spokesperson, Home Affairs (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 62 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 72.91% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 16 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 89 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Annette Brooke’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 408 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Joint owner with my husband of Broadstone Minerals, a small retail and wholesale business dealing in rocks, minerals and gemstones. Address: Broadstone Minerals, 22 Upper Golf Links Road, Broadstone, Dorset, BH18 8BX.
Received £100 as my share of the profits. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 3 December 2013)

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