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Mark Harper’s voting in Parliament
Mark Harper is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Mark Harper’s votes.
Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
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Mark Harper has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
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Conservative MP for Forest of Dean
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Departmental Written Questions
- Departmental Disabled Staff
- Members: Correspondence
- Departmental ICT
Currently held offices
- The Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (since 8 May 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Disabled People) (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
- Member, Administration Committee (10 Mar 2014 to 1 Dec 2014)
- The Minister for Immigration (6 Sep 2012 to 8 Feb 2014)
- The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (29 Jun 2009 to 23 Nov 2009)
- Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Defence) (8 Dec 2005 to 1 Apr 2007)
- Member, Administration Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 Nov 2006)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Mark Harper’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 89.31% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 43 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 149 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Harper’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1039 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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