How Lady Hermon voted since 2001
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Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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May I, as a member of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee, correct the record? Two Ministers from the Executive came before the Committee. If my memory serves me correctly, they were the then Health Minister, Edwin Poots, and his colleague the then Social Development Minister, Nelson McCausland.
Will the right hon. Gentleman take the opportunity to put on record his appreciation of his party colleague, the former Health Minister Edwin Poots, who did an excellent job in looking after veterans’ health despite section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998? Will he make it absolutely clear that it is really the responsibility of the Ministry of Defence to fund any additional...
I do not wish to sow a seed of dissension, but he will understand that, from my perspective, I am a little nervous about how former members of the Royal Ulster Constabulary, and indeed the Royal Ulster Constabulary Reserve, would feel if section 75 was amended to refer only to the armed forces. I am sure that he understands where my heart lies in that matter.
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Independent MP for North Down
Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
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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)
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- Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 67 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 35.64% 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") 180 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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