How David Evennett voted
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Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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David Evennett hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
The Government supported it.
I congratulate my constituency neighbour, my hon. Friend the Member for Beckenham (Bob Stewart), on securing this important and timely debate. I commend him on his excellent, thoughtful speech, and apologise for the absence of my right hon. Friend the Minister of State, Department for International Development, who is appearing at the Select Committee on International Development this...
I note my hon. Friend’s plea. I know that my officials have listened to it, and I will respond in a moment. The poorest areas civil society programme works with Indian civil society organisations in the seven poorest states and helps socially excluded groups claim their rights. The programme has led some impressive initiatives, such as the campaign for complete abolition of the inhuman...
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Former Conservative MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford
Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Home Department
- Work and Pensions
- Thames Gateway Bridge
- Roads: Accidents
- Apprentices: Bexley
Currently held offices
- Member, Administration Committee (since 28 Oct 2013)
- Member, Committee of Selection (since 9 May 2013)
- The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (since 6 Sep 2012)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Education & Skills Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 16 Jan 2006)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (10 May 2005 to 19 Jan 2009)
- Member, Education, Science & Arts Committee (8 Apr 1986 to 16 Mar 1992)
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- Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below 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 88.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 14 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.
- 102 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 137 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.
(a) Donations to my constituency
party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Robin Garratt
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 18 December 2014)
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