Mark Pawsey

MP, Rugby

Rugby Conservative

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How Mark Pawsey voted
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  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Mark Pawsey hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented — Recall of MPs Bill: Backbench Business — Energy-intensive Industries 11 Sep 2014

    It is a great pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Stockton North (Alex Cunningham) and I congratulate him on securing a debate on such an important issue. I support the motion on energy intensive industries, and wish to speak about cement manufacture. The hon. Gentleman has already spoken about construction materials, but it is to that sector that I wish to address my remarks. My...
  • Business of the House 11 Sep 2014

    The “Big Tidy Up” will be starting in Rugby this weekend when a team of volunteers, supported by Rugby borough council and local businesses, will be targeting litter in a new project that will bring people together to benefit their local environment. The Leader of the House may be aware that the Select Committee on Communities and Local Government is about to consider the issue of...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: UK Competitiveness 11 Sep 2014

    A recent report showed that reshoring is increasing across the economy. That happens when UK companies source more of their products from the UK. It is estimated that over the next 10 years, that could create 200,000 jobs and boost output by up to 12 billion. Does the Secretary of State agree that that is an effective demonstration of the increasing competitiveness of the UK economy?

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Conservative MP for Rugby

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Cabinet Office
  • Public Data Corporation
  • Plastics: Packaging
  • Police Force Collaboration
  • Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman
  • EU Emissions Trading Scheme: Cement

Currently held offices

  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 61 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 82.69% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 123 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Results UK
Address of donor: 2nd Floor, 31-33 Bondway, London SW8 1SJ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, in-country passport, accommodation and meals, £1,348
Destination of visit: Cambodia
Date of visit: 15-21 February 2014
Purpose of visit: to study the impact of key global health issues
(Registered 21 March 2014)
8. Land and Property
Commercial property in Rugby from which rental income is received (held until 28 June 2013). (Updated 4 July 2013)

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