How Natascha Engel voted
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Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Natascha Engel occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I seek your guidance. The Backbench Business Committee has had to move its meetings to 1 o’clock on a Tuesday, which means that a lot of Members who want to come to the Backbench Business Committee cannot now be present for some of the opening speeches in a debate. Is there something Members can do to ensure that, if they come to the Backbench Business...
Witnesses: Mr Graham Allen MP, Chair of the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee and Natascha Engel MP, Chair of the Backbench Business Committee
I support the setting up of the Committee, to establish a proper, fair and open recruitment process for the next Clerk of the House. I welcome Mr Speaker’s announcement of a modest pause in the process to allow the House to review the role, report to the Commission and reach a decision, so that we can start the recruitment process again from scratch. There are sound interim measures in...
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Labour MP for North East Derbyshire
Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Communities and Local Government
- Home Department
- Dental Services: Standards
- Children: Maintenance
- Public Bills
- Work Capability Assessment
- Single Room Rent Restrictions
Currently held offices
- Member, Backbench Business Committee
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Backbench Business Committee (15 May 2013 to 14 May 2014)
- Member, Backbench Business Committee (16 May 2012 to 25 Apr 2013)
- Member, Backbench Business Committee (22 Jun 2010 to 1 May 2012)
- Member, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon Liam Byrne, Minister of State), Cabinet Office (17 Dec 2008 to unknown)
- PPS (Rt Hon Peter Hain, Secretary of State), Department for Work and Pensions (25 Oct 2007 to 24 Jan 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon Peter Hain, Secretary of State), Wales Office (11 Oct 2007 to 25 Oct 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Peter Hain, Secretary of State), Wales Office (26 Jul 2007 to 26 Jul 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Peter Hain, Secretary of State), Department for Work and Pensions (23 Jul 2007 to 11 Oct 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Peter Hain, Secretary of State), Wales Office (16 Jul 2007 to 23 Jul 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Peter Hain, Secretary of State), Department for Work and Pensions (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jul 2007)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 7 Nov 2007)
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- Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 12 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 67.56% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 14 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 176 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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