David Ward

MP, Bradford East

Bradford East Liberal Democrat

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How David Ward voted
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  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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David Ward quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 27 Feb 2015

    Off-Road Vehicles (Registration) Bill - Second reading – David Ward. Legislation
  • Written Answers — Deputy Prime Minister: Electoral Register: Young People 23 Jan 2015

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, what steps his Department is taking to increase levels of individual electoral registration among (a) attainers and (b) students.
  • Adult Social Care 21 Jan 2015

    Does the hon. Gentleman accept that cutting that spending is a false economy? If quality care is not provided at the right time—in particular in the home environment—more expensive care will often need to be provided later in hospitals and other care support centres.

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Liberal Democrat MP for Bradford East

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health
  • Kings Science Academy
  • Burma
  • Free Schools
  • Entry Clearances
  • Driving: Young People

Currently held offices

  • Member, Education Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 16 Jul 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 90 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 67.14% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 105 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Ward’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 100 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Mr Edward Powell
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 3 December 2014)
8. Land and Property
House in Bradford.

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