Mark Hunter

MP, Cheadle

Cheadle Liberal Democrat

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How Mark Hunter voted
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  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Mark Hunter hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Paediatric First Aid 15 Dec 2014

    Yes, I would like to take the opportunity of summing up. To be candid, I find the Minister’s response a little disappointing. There seemed to me to be a fairly clear consensus—not only among the hon. Members who spoke, but also in the sources of information from which many of us quoted—that there is a need for something to be done. No one is saying that the Government have...
  • [Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Paediatric First Aid 15 Dec 2014

    The key point is this—I happen to have the St. John Ambulance note in front of me so I will refer to it again: St John Ambulance believes that every adult working in a child-facing role should have had training in paediatric first aid. By highlighting the tragedy, and bringing it to the attention of parents throughout the country, we are giving the Government an opportunity to be seen...
  • [Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Paediatric First Aid 15 Dec 2014

    I thank the Minister for taking another intervention. With respect, I do not think that anyone here today has been arguing for a tick-box culture and, if I may say so, I do not think that that phrase is particularly helpful to the consensus that has emerged during the debate. I want to follow up the intervention from the hon. Member for Stockport (Ann Coffey). The Minister referred to the...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Cheadle

Entered House of Commons on 15 July 2005 — Byelection


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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Transport
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Driving Offences: Insurance
  • Police: Road Traffic
  • Driving Offences
  • Roads: Safety

Currently held offices

  • Member, Administration Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee of Selection (21 Jun 2010 to 14 Oct 2014)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (12 May 2010 to 13 Oct 2014)
  • Shadow Transport Minister; Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Leader (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Committee on Arms Export Controls (18 Apr 2008 to 29 Sep 2008)
  • Member, Business and Enterprise Committee (18 Apr 2008 to 29 Apr 2008)
  • Leader's Parliamentary Private Secretary, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (6 Mar 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Transport (6 Mar 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 18 Apr 2008)
  • Shadow Minister, Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs (29 Jan 2007 to 6 Mar 2008)
  • Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (21 Mar 2006 to 29 Jan 2007)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 7 Nov 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (19 Oct 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)

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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 79.37% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 121 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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