How David Rutley voted
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- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
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David Rutley hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Bone, as we debate the Bill on the Floor of the House. One thing we have learned is that if Scotland made the mistake of voting yes, at least those wanting to leave could do so at a lower cost, given the benefits coming through from the proposal on APD.
I have no idea what that matter has to do with APD.
I am a regular visitor to Scotland—I normally drive—but I think we should move on to wider issues. As they stand, the changes to air passenger duty from April 2015 will save business-class, long-haul passengers more than £100. It makes sense to abolish the very high bands of APD. They have caused understandable concerns, with the widespread perception that they were just...
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Conservative MP for Macclesfield
Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Northern Ireland
- Road Safety: Pedestrians
- Metal Theft
- Eurozone Financial Crisis
- Small Businesses
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Nov 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 62 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 5 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 90.23% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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 17–18 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") 110 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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