Quite often rebels against their party in this parliament
How Martin Horwood voted on key issues
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted moderately for a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted very strongly for a smoking banDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly against a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
I should declare an obvious interest as the MP for Cheltenham, since GCHQ is based in my constituency. This is also a topical day to debate cyber-security, because this morning the Deputy Prime Minister made a speech in which he talked about the balance that needed to be struck between digital freedom and national security. He praised GCHQ for its continued expertise and its role in defending...
We must give whatever credible support we can to the free people and Government of Ukraine. One of Russia’s greatest vulnerabilities is its desperate need for capital investment. Can the European Union specifically consider reasonable legal means of interrupting capital investment flows to Russia if Mr Putin does not step back from this illegal and unjustified aggression?
Touching on the Foreign Secretary’s responsibility for GCHQ, in a speech this morning the Deputy Prime Minister initiated an independent review of the intelligent balance that needs to be struck between digital freedom and national security. Even to a keen supporter of the intelligence services like me, that does not seem unreasonable. Why were Conservative Ministers not willing to...
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Liberal Democrat MP for Cheltenham
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Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Energy and Climate Change
- Home Department
- Trade and Industry
- Departmental Expenditure
- Departmental Tendering Policy
- Departmental Paper
- Electronic Equipment: Waste Disposal
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
- Shadow Environment, Energy, Food and Rural Affair Minister (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (21 Jul 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (13 Jul 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (28 Jun 2006 to 20 Nov 2007)
- Shadow Minister (Environment), Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (21 Mar 2006 to 21 Jul 2008)
- Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (19 Oct 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
- Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 28 Jun 2006)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 86 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 30 written questions in the last year — 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 73.49% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 493 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)