Martin Horwood

MP, Cheltenham

Cheltenham Liberal Democrat

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How Martin Horwood voted
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  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Martin Horwood sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Infrastructure Bill [Lords]: New Clause 14 — Expenditure of Greater London Authority on housing or regeneration 26 Jan 2015

    My hon. Friend should be proud of his record in supporting local pubs, both nationally and locally. The announcement he has just made is very welcome—it is an improvement to the provisions on asset and community value use. On the theme of not putting undue obstacles in the path of protecting local pubs, surely it would be simpler to adopt new clause 16—instead of going through the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Academies (Financial Management) 19 Jan 2015

    Many happy returns of the day, Mr Speaker. Pate’s and Balcarras schools in my constituency are exceptionally well managed financially and are among the most outstanding schools academically in the country, but both of them tell me that they will struggle with projected sixth-form funding in particular. Will the Secretary of State have good news for them and me and other hon. Members by...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Nigeria 12 Jan 2015

    Does the Minister agree that the answers to violent extremism lie in inclusion and reconciliation, and development and good governance—all of which the Department for International Development will continue to support in Nigeria, even after the cameras have moved on? Does he also agree that effective evaluation of Government-to-Government aid must accompany that work?

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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 76 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 34 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 72.96% 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") 541 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

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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