Quite often rebels against their party in this parliament
How Anne Main voted on key issues
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking banDetails
- Voted strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Has never voted on a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what steps she is taking to ensure UK aid to Palestinian social assistance programmes is not used to compensate convicted terrorists.
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what assessment she has made of the role of UK aid to Palestine in encouraging a climate conducive to achieving a peaceful resolution to the Israel-Palestine conflict.
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much the Government gives annually in aid directly to the Palestinian authority; and how her Department audits how such money is spent.
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Conservative MP for St Albans
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- International Development
- Departmental Data Protection
- Tax Credits
- Departmental Property
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (20 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Draft Marine Bill (Joint Committee) (20 May 2008 to 27 Nov 2008)
- Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (28 Jun 2006 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Advisory Committee on Works of Art (10 Mar 2006 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 28 Jun 2006)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 52 written questions in the last year — above 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 76.01% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 10 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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.
- 148 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Anne Main’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 263 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)