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Conservative MP for Mid Bedfordshire
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Nadine Dorries voted on key issues:
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Has never voted on a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
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- Sometimes rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Select Committee membership
- Member, Panel of Chairs (since 26 May 2011)
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Health, Home Department, Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Transport, Treasury
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Energy Efficiency, Police, Elections, Science, Abortion
(based on written questions asked by Nadine Dorries and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Chairman, Offender Rehabilitation Bill Committee (3 out of 6)
- Chairman, Crime and Courts Bill Committee (6 out of 13)
- Policing and Crime Bill Committee (12 out of 16)
- Sale of Student Loans Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Child Maintenance and Other Payments Bill Committee (9 out of 11)
- Planning-gain Supplement (Preparations) Bill Committee (1 out of 2)
- Health Bill Committee (11 out of 12)
- Education and Inspections Bill Committee (21 out of 21)
- Public Bill Committee: Offender Rehabilitation Bill [Lords]: New Clause 5 - Provision of probation services (3 Dec 2013)
“Order. The Committee is due to sit this afternoon, but we have made extremely good progress this morning. If it were the will of Members and brevity applied, we could report this Bill to the House at 11.25 am, which is when this sitting must finish.”
- Public Bill Committee: Offender Rehabilitation Bill [Lords]: Clause 22 - Commencement (3 Dec 2013)
“Order. Mr Goggins, are we going to relate this argument to commencement?”
- Public Bill Committee: Offender Rehabilitation Bill [Lords]: Clause 15 - Rehabilitation activity requirement (3 Dec 2013)
“With this it will be convenient to discuss the following: Amendment 60, in clause 15, page 13, line 23, a t end insert— ‘(c) restorative justice activities.’. Amendment 61, in clause 15, page 13, line 23, a t end insert— ‘(7A) In this section “restorative justice activity” means an...”
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- Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 65 written questions in the last year — above 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 67.14% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 24 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 172 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£23,332 (128th)||£22,528 (262nd)||£21,756 (287th)||£21,634|
|Office running costs||£28,963 (13th)||£19,399 (270th)||£27,716 (49th)||£21,559|
|Staffing costs||£86,627 (494th)||£87,098 (344th)||£76,368 (536th)||£68,006|
|Communications Allowance||£9,715 (255th)||£12,989 (42nd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£8,460 (270th)1||£8,257 (283rd)2||£12,005 (134th)||£8,123|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£1,433 (580th)||£250 (606th)||£326 (600th)||£790|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£665 (599th)||£1,130 (566th)||£2,031||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,132 (joint 446th with 1 other)||£1,082 (joint 276th with 17 others)||£1,082|
|Total||£158,530 (217th)||£152,318 (232nd)||£140,383 (275th)||£123,225|