Simon Wright

MP, Norwich South

Norwich South Liberal Democrat

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  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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Simon Wright hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Great Eastern Main Line 11 Nov 2014

    I thank my hon. Friend, my hon. Friend the Member for Ipswich (Ben Gummer) and the task force for their incredibly important work. For all the reasons already given, I would like to see the rolling stock substantially improved, overhauled and, I hope, replaced with new stock. Does my hon. Friend the Member for Norwich North (Chloe Smith) agree that it is important that we consider the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Carers: Young People 4 Nov 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to support young carers in school.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Topical Questions 27 Oct 2014

    The pupil premium is making a massive difference to many young people who risk falling behind. Young carers’ GCSE performance is, on average, the equivalent of nine grades lower than that of their peers, but many do not receive the pupil premium. Will the Minister consider the case put by the Carers Trust and Norfolk Carers Support for extending the premium to all young carers?

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Liberal Democrat MP for Norwich South

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Stuart Beadle
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 on 13 June 2014
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 12 August 2014 together with donation of 7 August 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Stuart Beadle
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 on 7 August 2014
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 12 August 2014 together with donation of 13 June 2014)

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