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Conservative MP for Central Suffolk and North Ipswich
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (since 6 Sep 2012) (note about dates)
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Daniel Poulter voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Health, Education, Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Energy and Climate Change, Transport
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Poultry: Animal Welfare, General Practitioners, NHS: Pensions, Ambulance Services: Standards, NHS: Drugs
(based on written questions asked by Daniel Poulter and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Health and Social Care Bill Committee (38 out of 40)
- Written Answers — Health: Family Nurse Partnership Programme: Greater London (4 Dec 2013)
“Information available on the number of first time mothers that were under the age of 16, 18 and 20 years old in each London borough is shown in the following table. The information provided is by local authority of residence within London and the data refer to babies delivered in English national health service hospitals only. A count of finished delivery episodes(1) for mothers aged under...”
- Written Answers — Health: NHS: Temporary Employment (4 Dec 2013)
“We do not collect data on how much has been spent on non NHS staff (agency etc.) in the categories requested. Tables for 2008-09 to 2011-12(1, 2) which show spending by NHS trusts on non NHS staff which categorises nurses, midwives, health visitors and others have been placed in the Library. As part of our efforts to reduce the burden of data requested from NHS trusts, this information is no...”
- Written Answers — Health: Flexible Working (29 Nov 2013)
“The Department recognises that all types of flexible working hours-including compressed hours-enable staff to manage their work-life balance and helps with the retention of valuable, experienced and qualified staff. Staff can request to work compressed hours at any point in their employment, although there can be no guarantee that such requests will be met. Decisions to agree or refuse...”
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- Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Has voted in 81.70% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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") 170 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register