Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Liz Kendall voted on key issues
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Has never voted on Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted for a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted very strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
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It is a pleasure to speak in this important debate. Members on both sides of the House have shown that we are determined to learn the true lessons from the appalling failings at Mid Staffordshire and to understand what needs to change to prevent them happening again. We have heard many serious and thoughtful contributions, but I want to start by paying tribute to the hon. Member for Stafford...
I will give way to the hon. Gentleman this one time.
Wherever there is evidence of poor care, it must be looked into. The hon. Gentleman did not mention that the Welsh Assembly has ordered a specific independent inquiry by experts outside Wales into aspects of care at the Princess of Wales and Neath Port Talbot hospitals, which I welcome. Of all the lessons to be learned from Mid Staffordshire, the most important one is that the primary cause...
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Labour MP for Leicester West
Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Work and Pensions
- Health Services
- Southern Cross Healthcare
- Higher Education: Admissions
- Child Benefit
- Public Health England
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Health) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 25 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 69.76% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 90 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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