How Lady Hermon voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately against equal gay rightsDetails
- Has never voted on increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Has never voted on paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted moderately against the hunting banDetails
- Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted moderately for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately for introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted moderately against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted moderately against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted strongly for a smoking banDetails
- Voted moderately for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integrationDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1) whether Richard Haass was aware of the administrative letter scheme granting immunity from prosecution to on-the-run suspects (a) before, (b) during and (c) after his recent negotiations with the main political parties in Northern Ireland; and if she will make a statement; (2) which (a) prime ministers, (b) deputy prime ministers; (c)...
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport about updating the regulations governing Channel 3 licence holders in Northern Ireland to take account of online advertising; and if she will make a statement.
I have enormous regard for the Attorney-General, and this Attorney-General knows perfectly well that the European convention on human rights guarantees an effective remedy for every breach of the rights guaranteed in our convention. I am sure that the Attorney-General and others in the House would agree with me that the right to life is the most important right of all. I am absolutely...
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Independent MP for North Down
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Topics of interest
- Northern Ireland
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Juvenile Justice Centre
- Police Service of Northern Ireland
- Alzheimer's Disease
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (3 Dec 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Speaker's Committee (4 Oct 2006 to 3 Dec 2008)
- Member, Advisory Committee on Works of Art (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (1 Nov 2005 to 4 Oct 2006)
- Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (to 11 Apr 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 55 written questions in the last year — 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 34.38% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below 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") 167 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)