John Pugh

MP, Southport

Southport Liberal Democrat

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How John Pugh voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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John Pugh sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 26 Nov 2014

    Inciner8, a manufacturing company in my constituency, provides portable incinerators to the United Nations that are crucial and vital in addressing the issue of Ebola. It is now offering to donate a further 200,000-worth of equipment if the Government will match it. Will the Government consider this proposal?
  • New Member: National Health Service (Amended Duties and Powers) Bill 21 Nov 2014

    It is a pleasure to follow the right hon. Member for Wentworth and Dearne (John Healey), and I agree with most of what he said, but probably not the conclusion. It gives me pleasure that we are having this debate. I think we all accept that the Bill will not go right the way through Parliament and end up on the statute book by 2015. We know what will happen: private Members’ Bills are...
  • New Member: National Health Service (Amended Duties and Powers) Bill 21 Nov 2014

    If the hon. Member for Eltham wished to talk about that, we could happily move away from the internal market where local circumstances required and demanded it. That would be an entirely sensible policy. I see no reason, though, why health boards should not procure goods and services based on simple best-value principles without all the competition legislation that has been vilified in the...

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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 30 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 18 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 74.83% 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") 500 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
20 October 2014, payment of £200 received from Ipsos Mori, 78-81 Borough Rd London SE1 1FY for completing an opinion survey. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. Fee donated to Southport Liberal Democrats. (Registered 10 November 2014)

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