Hardly ever rebels against their party in their last parliament
How Christopher Huhne voted on key issues
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted moderately for a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted a mixture of for and against equal gay rightsDetails
- 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 introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted moderately for a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted very strongly against a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted strongly against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a comparative assessment of the adequacy of out-of-hours NHS services run by private companies and run directly by NHS organisations.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will estimate how many foreign vehicles that have been in the country for more than six months are not registered for UK road tax.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what steps he plans to take to ensure that foreign vehicles pay road tax after being in the UK for more than six months.
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Former Liberal Democrat MP for Eastleigh
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Departmental Legislation
- Information Technology
- Departmental Security
- Departments: Air Conditioning
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Home Secretary (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Justice & Lord Chancellor, Ministry of Justice (6 Mar 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Home Affairs, Home Affairs (20 Dec 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Shadow Secretary of State for the Environment, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (21 Mar 2006 to 20 Dec 2007)
- Shadow Minister, Treasury (1 Jun 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
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- Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — well below 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 68.05% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 19 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above 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.
- 144 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 495 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 4 Feb 2013.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant providing advice on business strategy and policy to Nationwide Energy Services Ltd, Matrix Alpha, Northern Boulevard, Matrix Park, Swansea Enterprise Park, Swansea SA6 8RE, a company providing energy saving advice and installations.
Received on 22 October 2012, £20,500 comprising a £10,000 signature fee and a retainer of £3,500 a month payable in advance for October, November and December 2012. Hours: estimated at 8 hours a month; 24 hrs in total. (Registered 25 October 2012)
8. Land and Property
Residential and commercial property in the South-East from which rental income is received.(Updated 25 October 2012)
9. Registrable shareholdings
(b) IRISYS, of Towcester, Northants; company makes thermal imagers for process, people and queue monitoring. (Until 5 July 2012)
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