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Conservative MP for North Warwickshire
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Dan Byles voted on key issues:
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. 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 moderately 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: Energy and Climate Change, Transport, Defence, Health, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): High Speed 2 Railway Line, Railways: Construction, Electricity Generation, Energy Supply, Civil Nuclear Constabulary
(based on written questions asked by Dan Byles and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Fracking (16 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what assessment he has made of the total UK onshore shale gas resource; and when he plans to publish the recent report on shale gas resources produced by the British Geological Survey.”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Operation Herrick (14 May 2013)
“Having served a nine-month operational tour of duty in Bosnia, I can attest to how long that is to be away from one’s family. Will the Secretary of State confirm that this is a one-off change to the way we do business, and that it will not represent a slippery slope and a longer-term change in doctrine?”
- Energy Generation (17 Apr 2013)
“Will the hon. Gentleman tell us exactly what mixed signals have come from the Government? We have the toughest carbon emission reductions enshrined in law in the world.”
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- Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 55 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 85.93% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 55 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register