Martin Horwood

MP, Cheltenham

Cheltenham Liberal Democrat

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How Martin Horwood voted
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  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails

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Martin Horwood quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 12 Sep 2014

    Pavement Parking Bill - Second reading – Martin Horwood. Legislation
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel/Palestine 22 Jul 2014

    Respectable democracies should not meet unacceptable attacks with unacceptable and disproportionate responses, including the bombing of mosques and hospitals, and the deaths of hundreds of civilians. Is the Secretary of State today raising with other European Governments the EU-Israel association agreement, which is supposed to be based on the shared values of respect for human rights, peace...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Ukraine (Flight MH17) and Gaza 21 Jul 2014

    May I echo the Prime Minister’s sympathy for the victims of Flight MH17, and indeed for the even greater number who have died and continue to die in Gaza? He emphasised the movement of heavy equipment from Russia into Ukraine, and indeed there is evidence of rocket launchers being hastily moved back into Russia the day after the crash. As a signatory to the Budapest memorandum, what can...

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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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 77 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 27 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 73.65% 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") 509 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

8. Land and Property
50 per cent interest in a house in Cheltenham.

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