David Ward

MP, Bradford East

Bradford East Liberal Democrat

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  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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David Ward quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • 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...
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport 15 Oct 2014

    My hon. Friend mentions Apperley Bridge, and everyone here is familiar with the dreadful Greengates junction. This is all a false economy, because we now have to invest a huge amount of money to address the jams occurring in those areas. If we invested in a rail link, we might be able to save money that would otherwise have to be spent on clearing up problems caused by those traffic jams.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 15 Oct 2014

    The Palestinian ambassador, Mr Hassassian, has described Monday’s vote on the recognition of the Palestinian state as “a momentous vote”. Indeed it was. He has also said: “Now is the time for the UK government to listen to its democratically elected parliament and to take decisive political action by recognising the State of Palestine and upholding its historical,...

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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 120 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") 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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