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Former Labour MP for South Ribble
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)
- Majority: 2,184 votes. — 559th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How David Borrow voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Southern Africa: HIV Infection (8 Apr 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps his Department is taking to fulfil its commitments under the AIDS Strategy, Achieving Universal Access in (a) Lesotho, (b) Botswana and (c) Swaziland.”
- Written Answers — Health: Genito-Urinary Medicine (30 Mar 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he next plans to renew the effectiveness and operation of the 2001 national strategy for sexual health.”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (24 Mar 2010) has video
“Does my right hon. Friend agree that no Member of this House or the other place should seek to prevent, through censorship, the BBC or the Independent newspaper from questioning the involvement of Lord Ashcroft in alleged corruption scandals in the Turks and Caicos islands? [Interruption.]”
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- Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 71.58% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 6 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.
- 67 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 124 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 (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||£23,605 (105th)||£23,083 (joint 1st with 142 others)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,291||£17,495 (420th)||£17,537 (392nd)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£15,745 (230th)|
|Office running costs||£19,270 (256th)||£21,276 (156th)||£20,490 (280th)||£19,295||£17,940 (364th)||£18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others)||£18,221 (joint 230th with 2 others)||£16,105 (302nd)|
|Staffing costs||£103,117 (82nd)||£88,173 (305th)||£88,249 (109th)||£76,224||£68,471 (431st)||£64,273 (joint 458th with 31 others)||£61,980 (joint 397th with 36 others)||£45,481 (346th)|
|Communications Allowance||£10,400 (joint 166th with 5 others)||£19,006 (5th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£9,928 (201st)1||£12,941 (121st)2||£11,746 (145th)||£7,970||£11,873 (275th)||£11,666 (261st)||£10,183 (316th)||£8,297 (308th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£186 (290th)||£875 (124th)||£1,574 (59th)||£1,149||£2,013 (75th)||£544 (253rd)||£813 (195th)||£765 (joint 168th with 1 other)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£240 (joint 264th with 3 others)||£529 (212th)||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||£5,426 (154th)||£1,677 (63rd)||£1,489 (163rd)||£948||£2,454 (75th)||£512 (503rd)||£2,154 (joint 66th with 1 other)||£1,476 (175th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£3,772 (156th)||£4,043 (193rd)||£2,942||£5,598 (121st)||£999 (565th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,374 (joint 89th with 1 other)||£1,155 (170th)||£0||£1,950 (joint 195th with 2 others)||£1,950 (joint 190th with 2 others)||£1,950 (joint 188th with 2 others)||£1,950 (joint 179th with 2 others)|
|Total||£172,171 (61st)||£172,706 (8th)||£150,856 (80th)||£129,819||£127,794 (233rd)||£116,280 (387th)||£115,023 (282nd)||£89,819 (298th)|