Tessa Munt

MP, Wells

Wells Liberal Democrat

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How Tessa Munt voted
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  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly 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 a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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Tessa Munt hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 30 Oct 2014

    May we have a debate on the guidance issued in February 2012 by the Treasury and the Department for Communities and Local Government? It stated that local authorities should take steps to stop the use of contracts that allow consultants to avoid paying income tax and national insurance contributions at the rate paid by those on PAYE. Last week, Somerset county council changed its pay policy,...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions 30 Oct 2014

    Thank you, Mr Speaker. Can the Secretary of State find out what has happened to the scheduling of payments for higher-level stewardship schemes for farmers in my environmentally sensitive part of Somerset? These have been contracted for a 10-year period but they seem to have been cut, delayed or changed without consultation or notice, and many farmers depend on them for their business.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Church Commissioners: Church Commissioners (Investment Guidance) 30 Oct 2014

    I think that the Church of England believes in having partnerships of constructive engagement with the companies in which it invests. Therefore, will the Church Commissioners, first, call for SOCO International, an oil and gas exploration firm in which it has shares, to launch an independent investigation into the allegations of corruption and violence that it has attracted in its dealings...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Wells

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Defence
  • Treasury
  • Church Commissioners
  • Radiotherapy
  • Bishop of Bath and Wells
  • Departmental Contracts
  • Cancer
  • Electricity

Currently held offices

  • Member, Administration Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 11 Jun 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 64 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 84 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 81.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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

Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to the constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Lord Oakeshott
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: conducting a local opinion poll, value £6,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 28 July 2014)
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Jayne Doutch (trading as GoodCall)
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 discount (notified retrospectively) on telephone answering services provided in 2013-14
(b) Date of receipt: April 2013 – March 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 25 June 2014 (when MP informed of value)
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 28 July 2014)

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