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Former Conservative MP for Totnes
- Also represented South Hams; Liverpool Wavertree
- Entered Parliament on 28 February 1974 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
- Majority: 1,947 votes. — 576th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Anthony Steen voted on key issues since 2001:
- Has never voted on automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
Read about how the voting record is decided.
- Sometimes rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Written Answers — Home Department: Human Trafficking (8 Apr 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many judicial reviews of decisions made by the competent authority in relation to human trafficking cases were (a) initiated and (b) completed between 1 April 2009 and 28 February 2010.”
- Written Answers — Home Department: Written Questions: Government Responses (8 Apr 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department for what reasons he has not provided a substantive response to Question (a) 325183 on human trafficking and (b) 325031 on the European Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse.”
- Written Answers — Home Department: Arrest Warrants: Human Trafficking (7 Apr 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) European arrest warrants and (b) other arrest warrants were issued in the UK in respect of people suspected of human trafficking offences between 1 April 2009 and 31 January 2010.”
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- Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 106 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 57.45% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 28 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above 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.
- 45 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 707 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 12 Apr 2010. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£19,764 (298th)||£23,083 (joint 1st with 142 others)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,634||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£20,333 (joint 3rd with 149 others)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£7,215 (595th)|
|Office running costs||£13,813 (477th)||£14,371 (482nd)||£20,361 (325th)||£19,516||£17,570 (joint 379th with 1 other)||£18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others)||£18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£10,847 (498th)|
|Staffing costs||£100,311 (154th)||£91,679 (131st)||£86,482 (226th)||£84,560||£76,155 (116th)||£74,116 (60th)||£69,212 (joint 77th with 28 others)||£56,342 (49th)|
|Communications Allowance||£12,214 (89th)||£11,231 (68th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£11,584 (149th)1||£8,752 (264th)2||£13,115 (110th)||£12,266||£16,034 (111th)||£18,813 (67th)||£20,200 (48th)||£14,652 (80th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£1,299 (55th)||£936 (115th)||£904 (141st)||£551||£312 (325th)||£1,302 (120th)||£1,129 (144th)||£1,499 (72nd)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£1,657 (65th)||£1,482 (91st)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£3,739 (joint 298th with 1 other)||£897 (joint 265th with 1 other)||£1,009 (278th)||£706||£1,202 (233rd)||£766 (372nd)||£1,655 (129th)||£1,685 (123rd)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£2,449 (305th)||£2,436 (347th)||£1,327||£2,869 (285th)||£1,482 (493rd)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,413 (joint 62nd with 3 others)||£1,058 (joint 320th with 22 others)||£877||£1,897 (310th)||£1,897 (305th)||£1,897 (300th)||£1,897 (283rd)|
|Other Costs||£0||£4,664 (36th)||£1,410 (52nd)||£0||£8,368 (21st)||£0||£4,283 (36th)||£0|
|Total||£164,379 (135th)||£160,957 (87th)||£148,885 (100th)||£141,437||£145,309 (42nd)||£137,508 (46th)||£136,332 (9th)||£94,137 (185th)|