Simon Wright

Norwich South Liberal Democrat

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How Simon Wright voted
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  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails

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Simon Wright hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: EU External Trade: South East Asia 2 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps he is taking to ensure that European Commission free trade agreement negotiations with (a) Thailand and (b) India safeguard access to affordable medicines; and if he will make a statement.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Topical Questions 24 Mar 2014

    I welcomed last week’s announcement of an early-years pupil premium. Schools have benefited from access to the Education Endowment Foundation toolkit to use the pupil premium to its best effect. Will the Department consider how best to make early-years pupil premium research available to providers?
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Venezuela 24 Mar 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations he has made to the Government of Venezuela on freedom of press and speech and the detention of political opponents; and if he will make a statement.

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Liberal Democrat MP for Norwich South

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Mental Health Services: Complaints
  • Green Deal Scheme
  • Electricity: Meters
  • Organs: Donors
  • Meat: Ritual Slaughter

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