How Nigel Dodds voted since 2001
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Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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Nigel Dodds hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many civil recoveries were aided by the National Crime Agency in each region of the UK in the last 14 months.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to inform and advise British citizens who live and work in the United Arab Emirates about failures by the relevant authorities in that country to respond adequately to reports of domestic violence.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to safeguard fundamental freedoms of speech, expression and association in (a) Bahrain and (b) the Middle East.
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DUP MP for Belfast North, Former DUP MLA for Belfast North
Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election
Left the Assembly on 10 September 2010 — Resigned
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Topics of interest
- Northern Ireland
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Department
- Culture Media and Sport
- Parades Commission
- Fuel Poverty
Currently held offices
- Shadow Spokesperson (Justice)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)
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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 78 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 229 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 50.70% 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") 384 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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