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Liberal Democrat MP for Cambridge
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Julian Huppert voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
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- Sometimes rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Select Committee membership
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 12 Jul 2010)
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Home Department, Transport, Health, Defence, Business, Innovation and Skills
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Cycling, Departmental Chief Scientific Advisers, Asylum, Trident, Immigration Controls
(based on written questions asked by Julian Huppert and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Immigration Bill Committee (7 out of 10)
- Antarctic Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Justice and Security Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [LORDS] Committee (1 out of 1)
- Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill Committee (10 out of 10)
- Identity Documents Bill Committee (5 out of 5)
- Civil Aviation Bill Committee (6 out of 14)
- Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill Committee (20 out of 20)
- Business of the House: Autumn Statement (5 Dec 2013)
“I warmly congratulate the Chancellor on the Government’s commitment to delivering the Greater Cambridge gain share, allowing us to unlock £1 billion of investment, providing much-needed sustainable transport and affordable housing and enabling Cambridge to continue to contribute to the British economy. Will he join me in congratulating Cambridge city council, the county council,...”
- Business of the House (5 Dec 2013)
“Isa Muazu has been held for months in Harmondsworth detention centre and has been on hunger strike for more than 100 days. He is ill and cannot stand or see properly. The Home Secretary tried to deport him nonetheless, but the plane had to fly back from Nigeria. May we have a debate on why the Home Secretary has spent well over £100,000 on trying to deport a seriously ill man?”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions (5 Dec 2013)
“For many years, Mill road winter fair has celebrated one of the most diverse shopping areas in Cambridge. This year the fair coincides with small business Saturday. Will the Government congratulate those who have been running the fair and encourage its spread so that we can see real diversity? We also want a road closure so that people can walk easily to the shops.”
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- Has spoken in 92 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 158 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 75.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 260 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
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