How Alison Seabeck voted
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Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Alison Seabeck hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
The Minister talks about more nurses. Derriford hospital in Plymouth has had to fill more than 60 vacancies with nurses from overseas. Morale is so low among nurses in the UK—plus we are not training them—it cannot fill those vacancies. He spoke earlier about a substantial pay rise. Would he like to explain to the nurses in my constituency exactly how substantial that pay rise is,...
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many vehicles within each group, included in his Department's contract made as a result of the sale of the Defence Support Group, need to be kept at readiness under that contract; whether the level of that readiness is decided by (a) the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre or (b) him; and whether that contract contains provisions to allow that number...
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Labour MP for Plymouth, Moor View
Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Also represented Plymouth, Devonport
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Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Ministry of Defence
- Defence: Procurement
- Written Questions
- Defence Equipment and Support
- Housing Benefit
- Housing: Construction
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Defence)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Member, Defence Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)
- Member, Backbench Business Committee (29 Jun 2010 to 3 Nov 2010)
- Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Chairman, South West Regional Select Committee (12 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, South West Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 12 Mar 2009)
- PPS (Rt Hon Geoff Hoon, Secretary of State), Department for Transport (10 Dec 2008 to unknown)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 14 Nov 2007)
- Assistant Whip (funded by HM Treasury) (28 Jun 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
- Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (28 Jun 2006 to 24 Oct 2006)
- PPS (Rt Hon Geoff Hoon, Minister of State), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 7 Nov 2007)
- Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 28 Jun 2006)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 62 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 154 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 75.23% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 233 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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