How Jeremy Browne voted
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Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Jeremy Browne hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Surely the most rational explanation is that this Government, even well into their fifth year, remain so vigorous and so determined to reform Britain for the best across so many different fronts and so many different departments, that it is difficult for us to accommodate all our energetic new ideas without putting a lot of them into this single Bill.
I want to explore the hon. Gentleman’s thinking about a sovereign wealth fund for the north, or that line of thinking, which may or may not be his; he did not make that clear. Does that potentially open up some difficult implications? One could argue, for example, that the proceeds of the so-called mansion tax, which heavily falls on London and the south-east, should be retained in...
I agree with that. For the avoidance of doubt, I am strongly in favour of having a reasonable regulatory regime, and I think that people living in the affected areas would, rightly, expect that. I do not wish to imply anything to the contrary; I just do not want the regulations to be so excessive and onerous that their real intention is to frustrate the legitimate aspirations of the industry...
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Liberal Democrat MP for Taunton Deane
Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Also represented Taunton
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Communities and Local Government
- Departmental Information Officers
- Departmental NDPBs
- Departmental Travel
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- Departmental Vehicles
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (31 Oct 2013 to 1 Dec 2014)
- The Minister of State, Home Department (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
- The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Treasury) (20 Dec 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Chief Secretary To the Treasury, Treasury (20 Dec 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (29 Jan 2007 to 6 Mar 2008)
- Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (23 Jan 2007 to 20 Dec 2007)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (3 Aug 2006 to 20 Dec 2007)
- Shadow Minister, Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs (19 Oct 2005 to 29 Jan 2007)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 4 Mar 2008)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 3 Mar 2008)
- Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (16 May 2005 to 23 Jan 2007)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — below 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 62.74% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 14 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") 538 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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