How Douglas Carswell voted
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Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Douglas Carswell never rebelled against their party in this parliament
I understand that pretty much every hospital in Essex faces a yawning deficit, including Colchester hospital. Can the Minister guarantee that we can address the deficit without having to dramatically and radically reconfigure local services in Essex?
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the effect of his policies to support small and medium-sized enterprises on businesses in Clacton constituency.
Does my right hon. Friend think it is somewhat regrettable that the recall proposal does not actually have a recall mechanism in it? There is nothing in it that actually allows voters to have that binary referendum in their constituencies to decide whether or not to recall their MP.
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UKIP MP for Clacton
Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Also represented Harwich
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Defence: Procurement
- Departments: Foreign Relations
- Afghanistan: Peace Keeping Operations
- Non-Governmental Organisations: Finance
- Lynx Helicopters: Procurement
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (10 Feb 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Education & Skills Committee (18 Jan 2006 to 7 Nov 2007)
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2005 to 14 Oct 2008)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 20 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 28.57% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 16 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") 98 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Received £1,250 plus return flights and three nights’ hotel accommodation for speaking on 4 October 2013 at a conference in New York which was organised by the New Criterion magazine. Address: 900 Broadway, Suite 602, New York, 10003. Hours: 3 days including travel. (Registered 9 October 2013)
8. Land and Property
Residential property in Hertfordshire.
Rental income from lodger in my London home. (Registered 31 July 2014)
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