John Leech

Manchester, Withington Liberal Democrat

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How John Leech voted
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  • Voted moderately for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails

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John Leech quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented: Finance (No. 2) Bill 1 Apr 2014

    I am glad my right hon. Friend is dispelling the myths perpetuated by the Labour party on tax avoidance. This Government have done more in their four years than was done in the 13 years of the previous Labour Government to tackle tax avoidance, and I encourage him to go further.
  • Written Answers — Health: General Practitioners 1 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the potential effect of proposed changes in the Immigration Bill on the role of GPs on the level of public trust in GPs; and if he will make a statement.
  • Written Answers — Health: Maternity Services: Immigrants 1 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether it is his policy that pregnant women resident in the UK will continue to have free access to NHS maternity services regardless of their immigration status.

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Liberal Democrat MP for Manchester, Withington

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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Departmental Conditions of Employment
  • Roads: Accidents
  • Dentistry
  • Breast Cancer
  • Driving: Eyesight

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 36 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 39 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 67.58% 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") 141 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation, food and travel within the country with a total value of £3,810.
Destination of visit: Taiwan
Date of visit: 2-9 September 2013
Purpose of visit: As a member of the All Party Light Rail Group as part of our enquiry into the growth and regeneration potential of light rail, meeting with politicians, officials and industry experts to discuss Light Rail.
(Registered 9 October 2013)
Address of donor: PO Box 31966, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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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