Martin Horwood

MP, Cheltenham

Cheltenham Liberal Democrat

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How Martin Horwood voted
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  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Martin Horwood sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • NHS (Ttip): Iran (Nuclear Talks) 25 Nov 2014

    The Foreign Secretary is exactly right to highlight the relevance of this issue to regional security, a major factor in which has been the continuing hostility between Iran and Sunni Arab states. How confident is he that the process is accepted and supported by countries in the region such as Saudi Arabia?
  • Isil: Topical Questions 24 Nov 2014

    With 1,000 people killed since the Minsk accord in Ukraine, with up to 1 million displaced and with NATO countries such as Lithuania looking as though they might be prepared to be more deeply involved, can we be told what the latest news is from the European monitoring team on the state of the ceasefire and the risk of escalation involving NATO countries?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions 20 Nov 2014

    Does the Secretary of State share my concern that the family brand name Weetabix is closing its packet printers Vibixa in my constituency, with inevitable consequences for more than 100 employees and their families, after the company was denied the sales force that could have widened its customer base? Does he agree that when a profitable company closes a profitable subsidiary, it should...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Cheltenham

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Trade and Industry
  • Consultants
  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 72 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 38 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 73.56% 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") 525 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Paul Baker
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: standing order between 1 August 2014 and 1 July 2015, amounting to an annual value of £2,400
(b) Date of receipt: 1 August 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 1 August 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 1 August 2014)
8. Land and Property
50 per cent interest in a house in Cheltenham.

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