Ian Liddell-Grainger

MP, Bridgwater and West Somerset

Bridgwater and West Somerset Conservative

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How Ian Liddell-Grainger voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Ian Liddell-Grainger occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Environmental Challenges (Somerset) 22 Oct 2014

    I am delighted to be able to take part in this debate and to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Weir. I am grateful to have another chance to debate the situation in Somerset and some of the environmental challenges we face. Given the catch-all title of this debate, several Departments may be interested in what I have to say. My county, and my constituency in particular, have faced...
  • Environmental Challenges (Somerset) 22 Oct 2014

    I gratefully thank my hon. Friend, who has helped immeasurably, because the barrage is in fact in Bridgwater, not Taunton Deane. His point is exactly right. Both the former Secretary of State, my right hon. Friend the Member for North Shropshire, and the present Secretary of State have made it clear to the Environment Agency that plans for the funding need to be in place to make absolutely...
  • Business of the House 16 Oct 2014

    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...

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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
  • Treasury
  • Defence
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Paye
  • 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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Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

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