How Sarah Teather voted
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Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Has never voted on paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted moderately against university tuition fees Source
Voted strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Sarah Teather sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament
My remarks will be brief, as amendments 89 and 90 are probing amendments. They are designed to clarify exactly what the Government intend in terms of the purpose of schedule 3 and its relationship with the statutory defence. As the hon. Member for Foyle said, the schedule contains a very long list of offences for which the defence created in clause 39(1) will not apply. There are 134...
The problem is that situations can become so normalised for children that they have no idea whether they are forced to do something or not. If interviewed and questioned about what they thought, the chances are that they would not give the right answer to allow that defence to take place. When we discuss some of the later amendments, I will want to quote from a particular case where somebody...
Without making it clear that children cannot be compelled in the same way and that the test should be very different—the Bill does not make that clear—I cannot see how it will prevent children from being prosecuted. I return to the point that my hon. Friend the Member for Enfield, Southgate made that we must avoid children going into the criminal justice system in the first place....
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Liberal Democrat MP for Brent Central
Entered House of Commons on 18 September 2003 — Byelection
Also represented Brent East
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Education and Skills
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Communities and Local Government
- Departmental ICT
- Departmental Pay
- Departmental Land
Currently held offices
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Other offices held in the past
- The Minister of State, Department for Education (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Shadow Housing Minister (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Housing), Department for Communities and Local Government (7 Oct 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (20 Dec 2007 to 7 Oct 2008)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Education and Skills, Innovation, Universities and Skills (4 Jul 2007 to 20 Dec 2007)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Education and Skills, Education & Skills (21 Mar 2006 to 4 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Secretary of State for the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister & for Communities & Local Government, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (19 Oct 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (1 Jun 2005 to 19 Oct 2005)
- London, Non-Departmental & Cross-Departmental Responsibilities (30 Nov 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
- Health Spokesperson, Health (13 Sep 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
- Health Spokesperson, Spokesperson On Older People (26 Jan 2004 to 13 Sep 2004)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 90 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 65.31% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 12 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 329 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payment of £150 from BBC, Broadcasting House, 3 Tyndalls Park Road, Bristol BS8 2LR, for appearance on BBC Radio
4’s ‘Any Questions
’ programme on 10 January 2014. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 3 February 2014)
£250 honorarium from the National Justice & Peace Network, 39 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1BX, for delivering a speech during its conference in Derby, 19-20 July 2014. Hours: 6.5 hrs including preparation. (Registered 15 August 2014)
(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: an educational allowance of £5,030.50 and accommodation provided for an intern in my parliamentary office for 10 months: October 2013-July 2014
(b) Date of receipt: 21 September 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 30 September 2013
(b) Donor status: registered charity
(b) (Registered 7 November 2013)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: DCD
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation etc with a total value of £1,057, for myself and a member of my parliamentary staff
Destination of visit: Jordan
Date of visit: 18-21 November 2013
Purpose of visit: as chair of the APPG
on refugees, to see Syrian refugee projects
(Registered 29 November 2013)
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