David Ward

MP, Bradford East

Bradford East Liberal Democrat

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How David Ward voted
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  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords 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 very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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David Ward quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented — General Practitioner Surgeries (Rural Areas) Bill: Recall of MPs Bill 21 Oct 2014

    Is the right hon. Gentleman saying that we are in danger of becoming obsessed with the process leading to a conviction without first determining the nature of the crime involved?
  • Opposition Day — [6th Allotted Day]: NHS Services (Access) 15 Oct 2014

    I was not going to intervene on the hon. Gentleman, but I sympathise with him, because Labour activists in my area have been campaigning against the closure of a treatment centre when all that happened, in fact, was that the contract came to an end. Hard work is now going on to make sure that the provision continues in another form. The big campaign was that this was about cuts and closing a...

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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 Offences: Insurance

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 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 117 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 67.42% 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 16–17 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") 93 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

8. Land and Property
House in Bradford.

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