How Karl Turner voted
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Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Karl Turner hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
We need clarification on this point, because the Government’s position on human rights is chaotic. We know that the Law Officers are at loggerheads on this issue, and that the very sensible former Attorney-General, the right hon. and learned Member for Beaconsfield (Mr Grieve), was sacked in the Prime Minister’s massacre of the moderates because of his “poor” human...
Before my hon. Friend moves on, will he estimate the number of people in his constituency who are living with their parents because they are unable to buy their own home? How many of them could afford to save £200 to get the advantage of the individual savings account?
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to improve working conditions in developing countries.
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Former Labour MP for Kingston upon Hull East
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
- Department for Transport
- Home Department
- Shipping: Exhaust Emissions
- Tonnage Tax
- Railways: North of England
- Secure Training Centres: Restraint Techniques
Currently held offices
- Shadow Solicitor General (since 3 Dec 2014)
- Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) (since 11 Jan 2013)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (26 Nov 2012 to 4 Feb 2013)
- Member, Justice Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 21 Jan 2013)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 45 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 75.06% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 66 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 88 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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