Nigel Dodds

Former MLA, Belfast North

Belfast North DUP

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How Nigel Dodds voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails

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Nigel Dodds hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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DUP MP for Belfast North, Former DUP MLA for Belfast North

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Topics of interest

  • Northern Ireland
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Terrorism
  • Police
  • Fuel Poverty
  • Parades Commission
  • Police Service of Northern Ireland

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (10 Nov 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (10 Nov 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Members' Allowances Committee (10 Feb 2009 to 8 Dec 2009)

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  • Has spoken in 89 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 212 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 51.60% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 375 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

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