David Ward

MP, Bradford East

Bradford East Liberal Democrat

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  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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David Ward quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — BacKBench Business — Kashmir 11 Sep 2014

    I will not require all the time, but I thank the Minister. I thank everyone who has taken part in and attended the debate. I think that it has been of value and, personally, I found it interesting to hear the different views. I believe that the debate has been conducted, with a few exceptions, in the right spirit. I regret that some of the speeches that I have heard today were written before...
  • [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — BacKBench Business — Kashmir 11 Sep 2014

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. It would be completely wrong to start this debate without reference to the recent devastating floods in Kashmir. Much of the area either side of the line of control has been devastated. The press reports that are coming in on an hourly basis paint a grim picture. We hear of substantial loss of life on both sides of the line of...
  • [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — BacKBench Business — Kashmir 11 Sep 2014

    I echo the hon. Gentleman’s words about Raja Najabat Hussain. There are also many others who have stuck at this issue for a long time. I will focus on self-determination a little later. This debate is long overdue. Thousands of parliamentary questions have been asked about Kashmir in the House of Commons, but I believe that the last time there was a comprehensive Kashmir-dedicated...

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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 37 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 132 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 67.45% 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") 92 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

8. Land and Property
House in Bradford.

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