John Leech

Former MP, Manchester, Withington

Manchester, Withington Liberal Democrat

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  • Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details

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John Leech quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Former Liberal Democrat MP for Manchester, Withington

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

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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

  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (21 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (21 Mar 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Transport Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 21 Jan 2013)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 11 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 66.34% 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.
  • 220 people are tracking this MP
  • 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: 30 Mar 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(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)

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