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Conservative MP for Morecambe and Lunesdale
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How David Morris voted on key issues:
- Voted against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Communities and Local Government, Transport, Health, Home Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Morecambe and Lunesdale: Funding, Regeneration: Morecambe, West Coast Railway Line, Trade Unions, Wind Power
(based on written questions asked by David Morris and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: National Transport Infrastructure (M4) (15 May 2013)
“Does my right hon. Friend agree that the M4 in south Wales is in desperate need of improvement, to relieve congestion that is hampering economic development there?”
- Written Answers — Education: Overseas Students: Bahamas (15 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Education what programmes there are to encourage school students from the Commonwealth of the Bahamas to study in the UK; and if he will make a statement.”
- Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Overseas Students: Bahamas (15 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what programmes there are to encourage university students from the Commonwealth of the Bahamas to study in the UK; and if he will make a statement.”
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- Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 185 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 74.87% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 47 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