John Pugh

MP, Southport

Southport Liberal Democrat

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How John Pugh voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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John Pugh sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Health: Radiography 9 Sep 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment his Department has made of the challenges experienced by NHS hospitals in recruiting consultant radiologists.
  • Written Answers — Health: Radiography 9 Sep 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent estimate his Department has made of the number of radiologists in training.
  • Affordable Homes Bill 5 Sep 2014

    Is not the huge amount of discretionary money that the Government have had to throw at this scheme an indication that things are not working and that we need to move towards a more evidence-led policy?

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Liberal Democrat MP for Southport

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Education and Skills
  • Mental Health
  • Departmental Buildings
  • Information Technology
  • Absenteeism
  • Saudi Arabia

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Treasury Minister (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Treasury (6 Mar 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (28 Jun 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (24 May 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Health (21 Mar 2006 to 6 Mar 2008)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (6 Dec 2005 to 15 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 28 Jun 2006)
  • Shadow Minister, Transport (1 Jun 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Member, Draft Gambling Bill (Joint Committee) (to 21 Sep 2004)
  • Education Spokesperson, Education & Skills (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 22 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 75.72% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 497 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 Aug 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments received from Ipsos Mori, 78-81 Borough Rd London SE1 1FY for surveys. Payment made direct to Southport Liberal Democrats:
£200 received on 5 September 2013. Hours: 1 hr 20min. (Registered 30 September 2013)
4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP
(b) Address of donor: 39 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1BX
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: a salary of £4,000 and accommodation will be provided for an intern in my parliamentary office for 10 months, October 2012-July 2013
(b) Date of receipt: 21 September 2012
(b) Date of acceptance: 16 October 2012
(b) Donor status: registered charity
(b) (Registered 4 December 2012)

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