How Nick Hurd voted
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Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Nick Hurd never rebelled against their party in this parliament
I support that point on accessibility. The right hon. Member for Salford and Eccles (Hazel Blears) is right: if I stopped people in Ruislip high street and asked what they knew about local social enterprises, I would get even more blank expressions than usual. Would my hon. Friend join me in supporting quite simple initiatives, such as the Buy Social Directory and the imminent Social...
As I speak, phones will be ringing in garages across Salford with anxious Volvo drivers seeking reassurance that their cars were not serviced by the right hon. Member for Salford and Eccles (Hazel Blears). I do not know how good a mechanic she is, but she is a brilliant politician. I congratulate her on securing a debate on a subject about which we are both passionate, on her track record of...
The hon. Gentleman anticipates exactly my next point. What is so exciting is the signal that we can send about supporting social entrepreneurship across the sectors. He mentioned the private sector, but one of the things that excited me most in office was the evidence of the entrepreneurship within the public sector, unlocked by the opportunity to spin out and run mutuals inside the public...
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Conservative MP for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner
Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Also represented Ruislip - Northwood
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Topics of interest
- Cabinet Office
- Home Department
- Departmental Public Relations
- Executive Agencies
- Departmental Recruitment
- Departmental Expenditure
- Departmental Rail Travel
Currently held offices
- Member, Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee)
Other offices held in the past
- The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (12 May 2010 to 15 Jul 2014)
- - Shadow Minister (Charities, Social Enterprise and Volunteering), Shadow Minister (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister, Cabinet Office (7 Oct 2008 to 27 Jul 2009)
- Whip, Whips (6 Jul 2007 to 7 Oct 2008)
- Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (27 Apr 2007 to 3 Jun 2008)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — well 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 low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 72.86% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 12 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") 239 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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