How Danny Alexander voted
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Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
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Danny Alexander hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Public Sector Net Debt (PSND) is not currently geographically split and so only overall Public Sector Net Debt (PSND) has increased.
I have done so.
On 7 September the Government announced the government would extend the freeze on rail fares so that no regulated rail fares will increase by more than inflation. The Chancellor also announced that for 2015, train companies will no longer have the flexibility to increase some fares by 2% above the cap. As set out in the press release these measures will cost £100m by 2015/16.
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Liberal Democrat MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Expenses data for MPs is available from 2004 onwards
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Departmental Pensions
- Housing Benefit
- Tax Credits
Currently held offices
- The Chief Secretary to the Treasury
Other offices held in the past
- The Secretary of State for Scotland (12 May 2010 to 29 May 2010)
- Chair of the Manifesto Group (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Leader's Chief of Staff, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (6 Mar 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Work & Pensions (4 Jul 2007 to 21 Jul 2008)
- Social Exclusion, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (23 Jan 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Minister (Social Exclusion), Cabinet Office (23 Jan 2007 to 5 Jul 2007)
- Disability Issues, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (21 Mar 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Minister and Disability Spokesperson, Work & Pensions (30 Jan 2006 to 4 Jul 2007)
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 29 Jan 2008)
- Shadow Minister, Work & Pensions (1 Jun 2005 to 30 Jan 2006)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 10 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 high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 42.18% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 23 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
- 94 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Danny Alexander’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 545 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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