Tessa Munt

MP, Wells

Wells Liberal Democrat

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How Tessa Munt voted
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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately for fewer MPs in the House of Commons 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
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Tessa Munt hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 16 Oct 2014

    When I used to travel to Africa my passport was date-stamped with a visa on entry and date-stamped again on exiting the country. To assist in tracking those at risk of spreading Ebola—particularly transit passengers and those with complex travel arrangements—will the Leader of the House suggest that the relevant Ministers speak to the Governments of the affected countries and...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Rural Broadband 16 Oct 2014

    I spoke to the Minister again in July about broadband in my area, and showed him the map of the proposed coverage. It seems that exchanges just a couple of miles away from main roads such as the A38 and the A370, where fibre-optic cables were laid years ago, cannot be connected, and—to use BT Openreach’s description—the “poor-quality cables” around new cabinets...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions 13 Oct 2014

    Last week, a retired RAF officer was found guilty by a court martial in Bulford of 21 cases of child sexual abuse 25 years ago on a German RAF base. Although he is retired, his address was given as RAF Northolt, and he escaped the usual rigours of being tried in an open civil court. Will the Home Secretary refer this matter and the use of courts martial for child sexual abuse cases to the...

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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 79 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 81.88% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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") 107 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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