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 against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Ian Liddell-Grainger occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Annual Energy Statement 6 Nov 2014

    I am delighted to hear about Hinkley C, although you would expect me to say that, Mr Deputy Speaker. It is important to recognise that we have all worked hard across the House with the Department’s officials, EDF Energy and Sedgemoor, not only to explain to Europe and the Irish why this is important but to take on Germany and Austria, which were very keen on making sure this did not...
  • Business of the House 6 Nov 2014

    One of the untried technologies that we are not getting right in this country is wave power. There are two opportunities to use it in Sedgemoor in my constituency, but the money we need for the studies to find out whether it would work is not available. Will the Leader of the House find time in the next couple of weeks for us to discuss this matter? We have the opportunity to produce energy...
  • Business of the House 23 Oct 2014

    May we have time to debate the Environment Agency? It has changed out of all recognition since the problems we had at the beginning of the year, but we do not want it to revert to type. The problem with any such organisation is that it tends to go back to the basics. If that happens, the people whose lives were blighted right across the United Kingdom at the beginning of this year, and last...

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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 22 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well 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 68.28% 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") 224 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

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