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Conservative MP for Warwick and Leamington
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Chris White voted on key issues:
- Voted for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Health, Business, Innovation and Skills, Culture Media and Sport, Cabinet Office, Communities and Local Government
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012, Third Sector, Social Enterprises, Video Games, Warwickshire Primary Care Trust
(based on written questions asked by Chris White and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Public Services (Social Enterprise and Social Value) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Terrorist Asset-Freezing Etc. Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Business of the House (7 Nov 2013)
“Last year Warwick’s High street and Jury street were closed for 17 weeks for roadworks, causing significant disruption for local businesses and residents alike. Warwickshire county council now proposes closing the roads again in January, partly as a consequence of the failure of the previous roadworks. May we have a debate on how we can build better communications between local...”
- [Mr Dai Havard in the Chair] — Backbench business — Planning and Housing Supply (24 Oct 2013)
“It is a pleasure to follow my hon. Friend the Member for Congleton (Fiona Bruce), who gave a passionate speech. I also start by thanking my hon. Friends the Members for Tewkesbury (Mr Robertson) and for St Albans (Mrs Main) and my right hon. Friend the Member for Arundel and South Downs (Nick Herbert) for securing this important debate. As we can see from the speeches that we have heard so...”
- Manufacturing and SMEs (4 Sep 2013)
“I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Carlisle (John Stevenson) for securing this important debate and giving us another opportunity to discuss this topic, as we have done over many years. One of my concerns, given the welcome news about the upturn in growth in the UK economy, is that politicians—and we are politicians in this Chamber—may move away from a focus on manufacturing...”
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- Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 51 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 82.05% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 56 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
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