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 university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted moderately against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails

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David Ward quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Birmingham Schools 22 Jul 2014

    I welcome the recognition of what the Secretary of State has described as British values, which I would describe as liberal values.In the context of protecting people from extremist views, I am still concerned about the use of the word “extremism”. If what was taking place in the schools was not an example of extremism—and that has been stated—what example of extremism...

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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

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 36 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 133 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 67.52% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 85 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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