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Former Conservative MP for South West Norfolk
- Also represented Mid Dorset and North Poole
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- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
- Majority: 10,086 votes. — 316th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Christopher Fraser voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Has never voted on a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
Read about how the voting record is decided.
- Hardly ever rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Energy and Climate Change: Climate Change Conference (Cancun) (8 Apr 2010) has video
- Energy and Climate Change: Topical Questions (8 Apr 2010) has video
“Will the Secretary of State finally accept that the Government have failed people in rural areas in terms of fuel poverty? In such areas, there is not a choice of suppliers and the use of a car is a necessity, not a luxury.”
- Planning Applications (7 Apr 2010)
“Mr. Bill Cash would like to make a contribution. I have cleared it with the Minister, if you are happy, Mr. Letwin.”
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- Has spoken in 62 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 23 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 60.87% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 5 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.
- 54 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 143 times in debates — below 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||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£23,962 (68th)||£23,022 (187th)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,634|
|Office running costs||£15,300 (417th)||£14,217 (486th)||£20,440 (joint 292nd with 4 others)||£22,147|
|Staffing costs||£91,154 (427th)||£91,412 (138th)||£79,733 (454th)||£60,318|
|Communications Allowance||£8,764 (joint 321st with 1 other)||£10,459 (97th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£7,321 (324th)1||£9,150 (255th)2||£8,913 (276th)||£6,287|
|Members' Staff Travel||£33 (joint 400th with 1 other)||£198 (326th)||£0||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£158 (289th)||£1,792 (71st)||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||£3,894 (279th)||£586 (442nd)||£774 (joint 380th with 1 other)||£691|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,896 (387th)||£2,486 (341st)||£1,981||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,090 (joint 500th with 2 others)||£1,025 (joint 376th with 1 other)||£878|
|Other Costs||£10,928 (14th)||£0||£0||£0|
|Total||£161,513 (176th)||£153,822 (204th)||£135,481 (373rd)||£113,936|
2 Regular journeys between home/constituency/Westminster: Mileage £7,618 (14th). Rail £497 (491st). Misc £226 (115th). Other: Mileage £350 (19th). Rail £70 (134th). Air £305 (22nd). European £84 (136th).