Tessa Munt

MP, Wells

Wells Liberal Democrat

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How Tessa Munt voted
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  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Tessa Munt hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Petition — Minor Injuries Unit at Cossham Hospital (Kingswood): Historic Child Abuse Allegations 22 Oct 2014

    The Minister will know of my concern about the Ministry of Defence being able to hide details and incidents relating to child sexual abuse by covering it with the system of courts martial. May I urge him to make sure the Home Office pushes very hard for the MOD not to use that process to hide things, and to make sure any case that involves the MOD is put into the civil courts and dealt with...
  • Bill Presented — General Practitioner Surgeries (Rural Areas) Bill: Recall of MPs Bill 21 Oct 2014

    I wonder whether one might suggest that the lack of a job description is one of the things that confuses the electorate, because it is not entirely clear what MPs do. I accept that MPs interpret their job in a particular way, but if one had some way of recalling MPs for what might be described as a gross dereliction of duty that would at least give some faith to the public. The public and...
  • Bill Presented — General Practitioner Surgeries (Rural Areas) Bill: Recall of MPs Bill 21 Oct 2014

    I am not suggesting there should be a job description, but in a representative democracy, people should understand exactly what they expect of their MPs. We all have to deal with the post, hold our surgeries and do various other things that have come to be expected of MPs. For instance, it might well be that constituents have a reasonable expectation that MPs should at least turn up in this place.

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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 65 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 78 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 81.74% 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: 13 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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