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Conservative MP for Gloucester
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Richard Graham voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Has never voted on 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
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Work and Pensions, Home Department, Education, Justice, Transport
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Asylum, Universal Credit, Direct Selling, Post Office Card Account, Social Security Benefits
(based on written questions asked by Richard Graham and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Business of the House (12 Dec 2013)
“The Leader of the House will be aware that annuities are coming under increasing scrutiny. At a recent meeting of the all-party group on pensions, which I chair, it was made clear that millions of current and future pensioners would benefit considerably from improvements to annuities and from greater transparency, competition and flexibility. Will a Treasury Minister attend next week’s...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (12 Dec 2013)
“I recently raised with the Minister the case of a constituent in Gloucester who has been plagued by nuisance calls even after she had changed her telephone number and registered with the telephone preference service. Sadly, as all hon. Members will know, that is not an isolated case. I was grateful for his reply, in which he said that what we need is more enforcement, not more law. Will he...”
- Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: China: Prime Minister's Visit (12 Dec 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what assessment she has made of the benefits to cultural sectors following the Prime Minister's recent visit to China.”
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- Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 40 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 78.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 20 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above 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") 130 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
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