David Ward

Bradford East Liberal Democrat

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How David Ward voted
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  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails

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David Ward quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: India 8 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect on Kashmir of the forthcoming Indian general election.
  • Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Private Rented Housing 8 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what steps he is taking to better protect the rights of private sector tenants from irresponsible landlords.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 19 Mar 2014

    Today’s unemployment figures show a reduction in Bradford East of 14, which—I concede—is better than an increase of 14, but is very disappointing nevertheless and leaves us ninth highest for unemployment in the country. I recently visited a training provider in Bradford, who said that there were 600 apprenticeship vacancies in Bradford. Is the Prime Minister confident that...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Bradford East

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Kings Science Academy
  • Free Schools
  • Burma
  • Entry Clearances
  • Immigration

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 38 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 129 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 67.87% 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") 78 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

8. Land and Property
House in Bradford.

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