David Wright

MP, Telford

Telford Labour

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How David Wright voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
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David Wright hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Isil: Topical Questions 20 Oct 2014

    What local economic impact assessment is being undertaken on each of the bids coming in as part of the Defence Support Group sell-off?
  • bill presented: Backbench Business — Hospital Car Parking Charges 1 Sep 2014

    I agree with pretty much everything that the hon. Gentleman has said. One big problem is that many hospital trusts have gone into fairly long-term contractual arrangements with private sector car parking providers. Alongside the broader points that he makes about hospital funding and PFI, the Government should examine the structure of the parking contracts that hospital trusts have put in...

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Labour MP for Telford

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Local Government and the Regions
  • Treasury
  • World Heritage Sites
  • Housing
  • Kosovo
  • Revenue and Customs: Telford
  • Afghanistan

Currently held offices

  • Member, Administration Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
  • Member, Selection Committee (13 Oct 2010 to 9 May 2013)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (8 Oct 2010 to 16 Oct 2012)
  • Assistant Whip (funded by HM Treasury) (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (10 Mar 2009 to 10 Aug 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Jane Kennedy, Minister of State), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (16 Oct 2008 to unknown)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Jane Kennedy, Financial Secretary), HM Treasury (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Oct 2008)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (16 Jan 2007 to 7 Nov 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon John Hutton, Secretary of State), Department for Work and Pensions (8 May 2006 to 6 Sep 2006)
  • PPS (Rt Hon David Miliband, Minister of State (Cabinet)), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (before 10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • PPS (Ms Rosie Winterton, Minister of State), Department of Health (10 Apr 2005 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee) (to 11 Jun 2004)

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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — 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 79.23% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 150 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for participation in opinion surveys:
14 November 2013, £75 received for participation in October 2013 Parliamentary Panel survey. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local organisations. (Registered 19 November 2013)
20 January 2014, £75 received for participation in November 2013 Parliamentary Panel survey. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local organisations. (Registered 21 January 2014)
5 March 2014, £75 received for participation in January 2014 Parliamentary Panel survey. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local organisations. (Registered 11 March 2014)
24 April 2014, £75 received for participation in February/March 2014 Parliamentary Panel survey. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local organisations. (Registered 28 April 2014)
6 June 2014, £75 received for participation in April 2014 Parliamentary Panel survey. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local organisations. (Registered 10 June 2014)
29 July 2014, £75 received for participation in May-June 2014 Parliamentary Panel survey. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local organisations. (Registered 13 August 2014)
29 September 2014, £75 received for participation in July 2014 Parliamentary Panel survey. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local organisations. (Registered 6 October 2014)

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