How Ian Liddell-Grainger voted since 2001
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- Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
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Ian Liddell-Grainger occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
The Leader of the House, as a former Secretary of State for Health, will be aware of the problems facing minor injuries units. Minehead community hospital in my constituency is having problems in recruiting and in improving ambulance response times. Nearly 300 people, who are worried about the future of Minehead’s minor injuries unit, attended a public meeting this week. May we have a...
It is rather a pity that Ofgem has reported the big six to wherever they will go. Smart metering is the way in which we as a nation can address how we use our energy, yet we have not standardised the technology, what we will do with the data or how much it costs. May we have time in the House to discuss the way in which we save energy in this country, and energy security? Smart metering has...
Given the situation in Somerset, Devon and Cornwall, the Leader of the House will be aware that the tourism trade has been affected on the peninsula. May we have a debate on this in Government time? The effect has been devastating over half term, and Easter is nearly upon us. We are going to have to make plans to ensure that everyone in the UK understands that the peninsula is open for...
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Conservative MP for Bridgwater and West Somerset
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Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Department
- Parrett Catchment Project
- Musgrove Park Hospital Taunton
- Asylum Seekers
- Probation Service
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (18 Jan 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (6 Dec 2005 to 15 Nov 2007)
- Member, Public Administration Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Public Administration Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 70.21% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 20 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 14–15 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") 218 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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