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Labour MP for Bolton North East
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How David Crausby voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted strongly for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against equal gay rights. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted strongly against the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Health, Work and Pensions, Home Department, Defence, Transport
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Fluoridation, Fluoride: Drinking Water, Departmental Early Retirement, Gibraltar, Housing Benefit
(based on written questions asked by David Crausby and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Chairman, Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [LORDS] Committee (0 out of 1)
- Chairman, FINANCE (NO. 2) BILL Committee (2 out of 4)
- Chairman, Justice and Security Bill Committee (4 out of 8)
- Chairman, PARTNERSHIPS (PROSECUTION) (SCOTLAND) BILL [LORDS] Committee (0 out of 1)
- Chairman, Energy Bill Committee (1 out of 2)
- Chairman, Energy Bill Committee (4 out of 8)
- Civil Aviation Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
- Christmas Day (Trading) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Extradition Bill Committee (7 out of 9)
- Licensing Bill Committee (17 out of 17)
- Commonhold & Leasehold Reform Bill Committee (6 out of 8)
- Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (24 Apr 2013)
“Procedure: Early Day Motions.
Witnesses: Graham Evans MP, Robert Halfon MP, Sarah Wollaston MP and David Crausby MP”
- Public Bill Committee: Finance (No. 2) Bill: (Except clauses 1, 3, 16, 183, 184 and 200 to 212, schedules 3 and 41 and certain new clauses and new schedules) (23 Apr 2013)
“Before we begin, I have a few preliminary announcements. First, Members may remove their jackets during Committee meetings. Please will all Members ensure that mobile phones, pagers and so on are turned off or switched to silent mode during Committee meetings. Document boxes are provided for Members to keep their Bill papers in between meetings. It would be much appreciated if Members could...”
- Public Bill Committee: Finance (No. 2) Bill: Clause 2 - Personal allowance for 2013-14 for those born after 5 April 1948 (23 Apr 2013)
“Yes, they do, Mr Mearns, but not as far as these clauses are concerned. I want to keep to these clauses and I am desperately clinging to the line in amendment 8 that says “The Chancellor shall review the overall impact of the Government’s overall budgetary measures on the living standards of basic rate taxpayers”. If you can relate your remarks to that amendment, fine.”
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- Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 63 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 67.40% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 64 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
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||£21,713 (214th)||£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)||£15,991 (184th)|
|Office running costs||£19,439 (245th)||£19,137 (joint 284th with 1 other)||£20,860 (250th)||£21,306||£12,532 (565th)||£17,192 (521st)||£17,101 (476th)||£18,666 (213th)|
|Staffing costs||£94,865 (338th)||£85,344 (405th)||£86,220 (245th)||£74,194||£77,010 (104th)||£67,849 (334th)||£62,687 (382nd)||£48,255 (240th)|
|Communications Allowance||£8,183 (360th)||£7,663 (343rd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£9,452 (224th)1||£8,581 (271st)2||£9,939 (220th)||£7,661||£13,533 (197th)||£13,779 (182nd)||£15,341 (131st)||£13,477 (97th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£263 (258th)||£0||£0||£0||£194 (369th)||£0||£1,876 (joint 55th with 1 other)||£925 (145th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£750 (152nd)||£1,349 (101st)||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||£4,280 (232nd)||£334 (567th)||£1,624 (138th)||£537||£1,118 (251st)||£1,987 (joint 67th with 1 other)||£605 (joint 521st with 1 other)||£1,682 (125th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,190 (538th)||£3,223 (260th)||£2,721||£2,428 (343rd)||£2,539 (325th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,261 (joint 240th with 6 others)||£1,058 (joint 320th with 22 others)||£0||£1,882 (joint 341st with 1 other)||£1,882 (joint 334th with 1 other)||£1,882 (328th)||£1,882 (308th)|
|Total||£158,946 (211th)||£147,942 (308th)||£145,034 (174th)||£128,053||£129,599 (203rd)||£125,561 (194th)||£119,214 (186th)||£100,878 (82nd)|