How Jeremy Browne voted
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Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Jeremy Browne hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
I am grateful to you, Madam Deputy Speaker, for letting me make a short contribution to this debate. I want to make only two main points—a practical one and a philosophical one—but first, let me make a brief political point. I say this as impartially as it is possible for an aligned Member of the House of Commons to be: it is a great tragedy for the Labour party, but actually a...
I will do, and thank you for your guidance. I will move on to my practical and philosophical points. My practical point echoes much of what was said by my hon. Friend the Member for Wyre Forest (Mark Garnier). The basics of being a globally successful, wealth-creating economy are not that difficult to grasp. What we have to do is make sure that businesses can start up, expand and create...
I do not understand why so many Members of Parliament have such an antagonistic attitude towards people who start up businesses, create wealth and employ people.
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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
- Departmental Advertising
- Departmental Vehicles
Currently held offices
- Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee
Other offices held in the past
- 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 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, Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs (19 Oct 2005 to 29 Jan 2007)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 4 Mar 2008)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 31 written questions in the last year — 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 62.57% 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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