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Conservative MP for Bedford
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Richard Fuller voted on key issues:
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. 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 very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Select Committee membership
- Member, Regulatory Reform (since 3 Dec 2012)
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Home Department, Work and Pensions, Justice, Health, Treasury
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Licensing, Social Security Benefits: Fraud, HIV Infection, Departmental Compensation, Compensation
(based on written questions asked by Richard Fuller and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- National Insurance Contributions Bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill Committee (11 out of 15)
- Public Service Pensions Bill Committee (9 out of 9)
- Public Services (Social Enterprise and Social Value) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Postal Services Bill Committee (20 out of 21)
- Education Bill Committee (20 out of 22)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Voluntary Organisations (11 Dec 2013)
“Church leaders in Bedford have been instrumental in setting up and operating the food bank there. With demand for food bank services increasing across the country, will my hon. Friend join me in meeting representatives from local churches in Bedford to understand the complex reasons why demand for food bank services is increasing?”
- Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Charities: Non-domestic Rates (11 Dec 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assessment he has made of the costs and benefits of business rate relief for charities.”
- Business of the House (Today): Clause 13 — Members of Limited Liability Partnerships (10 Dec 2013)
“I start by thanking the hon. Member for Birmingham, Ladywood (Shabana Mahmood), if I may, for her grace and courtesy in responding to my persistent and somewhat repetitive questions about her party’s commitment to the proposals on employment allowance, and on its continuing commitment to it in the lead-up to the next election. The reason for my persistence is that I think it is an...”
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- Has spoken in 58 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 71 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 80.43% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation 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") 168 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
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