How Ian Liddell-Grainger voted since 2001
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Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
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Ian Liddell-Grainger occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
The Leader of the House is fully aware that there is one problem in this country that we do need to debate, and that is coastal erosion. In my constituency, which has a vast amount of coastline, we have the Environment Agency, the Crown, national Government, local government—both district and county—and European funding, but no one has taken responsibility for co-ordination. We...
Could we have a debate on upland hill farmers, which is a subject that affects my constituency and that of my right hon. Friend? Upland hill farmers are under intense pressure from organisations like the national parks, Natural England and many others that make demands about the way farming is carried out in this country. In some cases that is fair enough, but if we want the upland areas of...
We are now nearing the end of the tourism season. As the Leader of the House is aware, Devon, Cornwall and Somerset had a very difficult start to the tourism year. One of the things that went badly wrong is that we were not able to get the message out that very little of Devon, Cornwall and Somerset was underwater and the majority was fine, so the tourists did not come because they felt under...
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Conservative MP for Bridgwater and West Somerset
Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Also represented Bridgwater
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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
Currently held offices
- Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
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 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 1 written question 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 69.19% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 21 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") 222 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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