Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament
How Stephen Metcalfe voted on key issues
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly against a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted strongly against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
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The hon. Lady is making some powerful and important points. Does she accept that, although there is plenty that both sides of the House can do to make work more flexible and to make it easier to achieve balance, we also have to address the deep-seated cultural differences between men and women that still seem to be perpetuated? How do we break some of those down across the economic spectrum,...
I know all too well the importance of women in the economy, having worked in my family business for the last 25 years with my wife, my sister, and the founder of the company—my mother, who built up the business. It strikes me from what my right hon. Friend says that not enough young women are going into the workplace and aspiring to do well. Does she think that it should be incumbent on...
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what changes he plans to make to the availability of benefits to EU migrants.
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Conservative MP for South Basildon and East Thurrock
Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Innovation and Skills
- Organs: Donors
- Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
- Benefits: EU Migrants
- London Underground: Industrial Disputes
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 88.10% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 68 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: 45B Westbourne Terrace, London W2 3UR
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): costs of visit; £2,000
Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank
Date of visit: 10-15 November 2013
Purpose of visit: fact finding political delegation to Israel and the West Bank
(Registered 3 December 2013)
8. Land and Property
One-fifth share in holiday home Languedoc
(a) Aysgarth Properties Ltd
(a) Metloc Printers Ltd
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