Bob Spink

Former MP, Castle Point

Castle Point Independent

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How Bob Spink voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Bob Spink

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Former Independent MP for Castle Point

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)

Changed party from UKIP on 24 Nov 2008; from Independent Conservative on 21 Apr 2008; from Conservative on 12 Mar 2008

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Departmental Pay
  • Departmental Staff
  • Departmental Stationery
  • Departmental Research
  • Charities

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee (7 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (18 Apr 2008 to 7 Oct 2009)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 18 Apr 2008)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 20 Aug 2008)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 216 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 948 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 79.43% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 27 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above 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.
  • 68 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 646 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
The cash received for each of these surveys was used for informing constituents about my work as a Member of Parliament and local campaigning.
Ipsos Mori Opinion Research, 79-81 Borough Road, London, SE1 1FY.
Received £50 for completing an opinion survey. Hours: 15mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 24 August 2009)
Received £60 for completing an opinion survey. Hours: 15 mins. Fee used for charity and campaigning. (Registered 24 November 2009)
6 February 2010, received £150 for completing a survey. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 2 March 2010)
6 February 2010, received £20 for completing a survey. Hours: 10 mins. (Registered 2 March 2010)
Populus Ltd, Northburgh House, Northburgh Street, London, EC1V 0AT.
Received £50 for completing an opinion survey. Hours: 15 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 24 August 2009)
30 January2010, received £50 for completing a survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 2 March 2010)
ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1A 3JP.
Received £50 for completing an opinion survey. Hours: 15 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 24 August 2009)
30 January 2010, received £75 for completing a survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 2 March 2010)
BPRI, 24-28 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2PX.
Received £75 for completing an opinion survey. Hours: 15mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 24 August 2009)
Received £75 for completing an opinion survey. Hours: 20 mins. Fee used for charity and campaigning. (Registered 24 November 2009)
19 February 2010, received £25 for completing a survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 2 March 2010)

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