Stephen Crabb

MP, Preseli Pembrokeshire

Preseli Pembrokeshire Conservative

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How Stephen Crabb voted
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  • Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Stephen Crabb hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Wales Office: Water: Regulation 23 Jan 2015

    The cross-border boundary for water regulation in England and Wales is complex. The Silk Commission acknowledged this in its second report. The Government is currently considering the recommendations made by the Commission as part of my commitment to reach a political consensus on the way forward on Welsh devolution. This includes the proposal to align the boundary for legislative competence...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Economic Rebalancing 21 Jan 2015

    The previous Government were content to allow the British economy to become dangerously imbalanced with far too much reliance on the financial sector in London and the south-east. During this time Wales became poorer and fell to the bottom of the economic league tables, but we are determined to turn that around and achieve a stronger and more geographically balanced economy through a...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Economic Rebalancing 21 Jan 2015

    I thank my hon. Friend for his question and his good wishes. I am a believer in investment in infrastructure. I recognise the important role investment infrastructure plays as a driver of economic growth. We have discussed at previous Wales Office questions the reopening of the Aberystwyth-Carmarthen line. He will be interested to know that I will shortly meet the campaign group Traws Link...

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Conservative MP for Preseli Pembrokeshire

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • Welsh Language
  • Trust Ports
  • Police
  • Natural Gas
  • Broadband

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Wales

Other offices held in the past

  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Whip, Whips (19 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (18 Nov 2008 to 10 Feb 2009)
  • Member, International Development Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 10 Aug 2009)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 18 Dec 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 81.90% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 18 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 247 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

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