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Conservative MP for Rugby
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Mark Pawsey voted on key issues:
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Select Committee membership
- Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (since 29 Nov 2010)
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Home Department, Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Cabinet Office, Energy and Climate Change, Health
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Public Data Corporation, Plastics: Packaging, Police Force Collaboration, Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, EU Emissions Trading Scheme: Cement
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Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Defence Reform Bill Committee (12 out of 14)
- Local Audit and AccountabilityBill Committee (7 out of 9)
- Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Tourism: Sporting Events (12 Dec 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what steps her Department has taken to maximise the benefits to tourism of major sporting events.”
- Business of the House: Autumn Statement (5 Dec 2013)
“It is clear from today’s statement that although the economy is recovering, there is still much to be done, but it is also clear that this Chancellor will not shy away from the tough decisions that will allow our progress to continue. Does he agree that it is entirely appropriate that the key beneficiaries of the measures that he has announced will be our young people, both through...”
- [John Robertson in the Chair] — Energy Intensive Industries (4 Dec 2013)
“I congratulate my hon. Friend on his quick-witted response to your invitation to speak, Mr Robertson. May I add my congratulations to the hon. Member for Newcastle-under-Lyme (Paul Farrelly) on securing this important debate? He made a strong case in support of energy intensive ceramic industries in his constituency. I want to speak about an energy intensive industry in my constituency and...”
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- Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 83.89% 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") 108 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
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