Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Duncan Hames voted on key issues
- Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted for a smoking banDetails
- Voted for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
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To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the potential effect of removing the cap on student numbers at higher education institutions.
Two years ago, Wiltshire fire and rescue service was given the opportunity to raise an extra 10p per week per household in the local council tax and it was one of the lowest cost fire services to council tax payers. It is even proposing to merge its back office with that of Dorset fire service, such is its commitment. That being the case, can the Minister find a way to repeat the invitation...
Why does the Minister think Wiltshire council is yet to adopt a local development framework for the north of the county? What advice would he give to bring some order to planning and development around Chippenham and Corsham?
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Liberal Democrat MP for Chippenham
Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Innovation and Skills
- Employment and Support Allowance: Appeals
- Appeals: Employment and Support Allowance
- Armed Forces: Disciplinary Proceedings
- Haemolytic Uremic Syndrome
- Export Credit Guarantees
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- Has spoken in 80 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 80.75% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 99 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor:
3)UK-China Forum (UKCF) Ltd, with sponsorship support from BP, Barclays and Rolls Royce.
Address of donor:
3)UKCF, 15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS
4)IDCPC, 4 Fuxing Lu, Beijing 100860, China
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):
3)Business class flights paid by UKCF; cost £2,907
4)Accommodation and subsistence paid by IDCPC; estimated cost £508
Date of visit: 12-18 January 2013
Purpose of visit: to attend the UK-China Leadership Forum, an annual event organised by the Great Britain-China Centre to further mutual understanding and strengthen UK-China relations.
(Registered 29 January 2013)
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