Heidi Alexander

Former MP, Lewisham East

Lewisham East Labour

A selection of Heidi Alexander's votes

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  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details

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Heidi Alexander hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Basic Maths and English Skills 26 Mar 2015

    Funding for non-apprenticeship adult education courses is dropping by 24% this year, and the adult further education budget has been cut by a third in the last five years. Can the Minister confirm that, by definition, apprenticeship courses serve those who are working—albeit for only part of the week—and that many of the courses that will be cut provide vital basic skills for the...

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Former Labour MP for Lewisham East

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Work and Pensions
  • International Development
  • Home Department
  • Land
  • Afghanistan
  • South London Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Housing Benefit
  • Proceeds of Crime

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee of Selection (9 May 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (19 Mar 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 26 Nov 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 53 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 45 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 80.47% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 119 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 175 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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