Lady Hermon

MP, North Down

North Down Independent

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How Lady Hermon voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Lady Hermon

Recent appearances

  • Railways (Public Sector Operators): Taxation of Pensions Bill 29 Oct 2014

    It is awfully nice of the hon. Gentleman and so kind of him to invite me to intervene. I absolutely do not want to criminalise people who draw down their pension. I am a huge fan of Radio 4, and I listen very carefully to its finance programmes. As has already been mentioned, we and many people—certainly constituents in my patch—are worried about unscrupulous so-called pension...
  • Railways (Public Sector Operators): Taxation of Pensions Bill 29 Oct 2014

    I apologise for having to leave the Chamber briefly to go to the Select Committee on Northern Ireland Affairs; duty called. I entirely agree that this is a radical and fundamental change to pensions entitlement, as regards when people can benefit from and draw down their pensions. Given that it is such a radical and fundamental change, does the hon. Gentleman share my disappointment that the...
  • Railways (Public Sector Operators): Taxation of Pensions Bill 29 Oct 2014

    The hon. Lady is being very generous in taking a number of interventions. She has the opportunity to confirm that the Labour party would support an amendment to the Bill to make it a specific criminal offence for unscrupulous, so-called pensions advisers to swindle innocent people out of their pensions and lifetime savings. Is that not a valuable amendment that could easily be made and...

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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
  • Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Juvenile Justice Centre
  • Correspondence
  • Police
  • 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 30 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 79 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 35.75% 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") 181 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.

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