John Pugh

MP, Southport

Southport Liberal Democrat

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How John Pugh voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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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 Minister (Health) (1 Jun 2009 to 1 Jun 2010)
  • Shadow Treasury Minister (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (1 Jul 2008 to 6 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, Communities and Local Government Committee (27 Jun 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (24 May 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (22 May 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Health (21 Mar 2006 to 6 Mar 2008)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (10 Mar 2006 to 20 Dec 2007)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (6 Dec 2005 to 15 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill (5 Dec 2005 to 13 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 28 Jun 2006)
  • Member, Constitutional Affairs (13 Jul 2005 to 5 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 27 Jun 2006)
  • Shadow Minister, Transport (1 Jun 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (10 May 2005 to 10 Mar 2006)
  • Member, Draft Gambling Bill (Joint Committee) (to 21 Sep 2004)
  • Education Spokesperson, Education & Skills (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Member, Draft Gambling Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2003 to 22 Jul 2004)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (22 Jul 2002 to 10 Nov 2003)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1 Jun 2002 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Member, Transport, Local Government & The Regions (16 Jul 2001 to 22 Jul 2002)

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 16 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 74.14% 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.
  • 115 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Pugh’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 507 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from Ipsos Mori, 78-81 Borough Rd London SE1 1FY, for opinion surveys:
20 October 2014, received £200. Hours: 1 hr 20 mins. Fee donated to Southport Liberal Democrats. (Registered 10 November 2014)
28 January 2015, received £200. Hours: 1.5 hrs. Fee donated to Southport Liberal Democrats. (Registered 30 January 2015)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Lord Matthew Oakeshott
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000
(a) Donor status: individuals
(a) (Registered 12 February 2015)

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