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Conservative MP for Pendle
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Andrew Stephenson voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- 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 smoking ban. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Health, Business, Innovation and Skills, Education, Home Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Operating Costs, Pakistan, Welfare Tax Credits, Roads: Accidents, Apprentices
(based on written questions asked by Andrew Stephenson and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- FINANCE BILL Committee (15 out of 16)
- FINANCE (NO. 2) BILL Committee (0 out of 4)
- Postal Services Bill Committee (19 out of 21)
- Written Answers — Home Department: Vetting: Scotland (5 Dec 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what progress the Disclosure and Barring Service has made on initiating a basic disclosure service for England and Wales that would permit the commencement of reforms to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.”
- Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Vetting: Scotland (5 Dec 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent discussions he has had with the Scottish Government on the work of Disclosure Scotland in providing basic disclosure services so as to permit the commencement of reforms to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.”
- Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Thailand (4 Dec 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the security situation in Thailand following recent protests in that country.”
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- Has spoken in 62 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 181 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 82.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 7 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") 65 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register