How John Leech voted
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Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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John Leech quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament
What estimate he made of the potential savings to the public purse that would arise from implementation of the under-occupancy penalty; and what estimate he has made of the amount saved to date by that implementation.
How many people have been forced to move from social housing into more expensive private rented accommodation, where the housing benefit bill has actually risen, and how much has it cost the Department?
I am delighted to have the opportunity to raise the issue of late-night antisocial behaviour in south Manchester, and specifically in the south-east Fallowfield and Ladybarn part of my constituency. The area is next to the Owens Park university halls of residence campus. Since I went to school in the area more than 25 years ago, it has seen an enormous transformation. It was traditionally a...
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Liberal Democrat MP for Manchester, Withington
Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Work and Pensions
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Departmental Conditions of Employment
- Roads: Accidents
- Breast Cancer
- Driving: Eyesight
Currently held offices
- Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Transport Minister (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister, Transport (21 Mar 2006 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Member, Transport Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 26 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 67.52% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 26 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 145 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.
(a) Name of donor: Robin Grayson
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £8,598.07
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 1 August 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and other costs with a total value of £3,500
Destination of visit: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Date of visit: 16-19 November 2013
Purpose of visit: to meet Government Ministers, Members of the Federal National Council, and senior business figures, together with British diplomats in order to build on the strong bilateral relationship and further promote trade and investment ties.
(Registered 9 December 2013)
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