How Alison Seabeck voted
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- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted very strongly against university tuition feesDetails
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Alison Seabeck hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Lawyers in Plymouth are very angry. The right hon. Gentleman’s constituents and mine are getting pretty desperate in their attempts to find ways to access the law, particularly those who are on low pay. The latest issue is the summer contract changes. Lawyers are becoming very worried that they will not be able to meet the timetable and that law firms will close. Will he please...
The Government made a clear decision in the 2010 SDSR to withdraw the important Sentinel capability from service. There is now speculation that it is to be retained, although it is not named in the news release that has gone out—it sort of slipped under the media radar. Does the Secretary of State accept that, like the F-35 U-turn costing millions, this is another example of poor...
I start by making my usual declaration of an indirect interest, which relates to the entry in the register of my right hon. Friend the Member for Greenwich and Woolwich (Mr Raynsford). I agree with the hon. Member for South Swindon (Mr Buckland) on the need for a mix of new housing, including housing for people who are retiring. However, I disagree with his assessment of the housing crisis...
More of Alison Seabeck's recent appearances
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
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Defence: Procurement
- Written Questions
- Defence Equipment and Support
- Housing Benefit
- Housing: Construction
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 72 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 159 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 75.66% 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") 224 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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