A selection of Shailesh Vara's votes
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Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
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HM Courts & Tribunals Service’s IT systems are not able to determine and collate with accuracy the number of residential leasehold forfeiture cases presented in the last five years and the number of residential leases that were forfeited. The Ministry of Justice does, however, publish statistics on the number of landlord possession actions in the County Court across England and...
The work coordinated by Cabinet Office and announced in the Government’s statement of 29 January is not yet complete. When it is, the Government will make a further announcement. For now, the investigatory work continues.
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Conservative MP for North West Cambridgeshire
Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Work and Pensions
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Departmental Data Protection
- Departmental Written Questions
- Departmental Art Works
- Departmental Reviews
- Human Trafficking
Currently held offices
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (since 7 Oct 2013)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Finance and Services Committee (14 Nov 2011 to 14 Jan 2013)
- Member, Administration Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 14 Nov 2011)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (8 Nov 2006 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 11 Dec 2006)
- Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 2001 to 1 Jul 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- People have made 8 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") 228 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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