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Conservative MP for Warrington South
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How David Mowat voted on key issues:
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for 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
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. 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, Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Health, Transport, Education
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Public Expenditure, Occupational Pensions, Public Expenditure, Trade Fairs, Electricity Generation
(based on written questions asked by David Mowat and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Small Charitable Donations Bill Committee (10 out of 10)
- FINANCE (NO. 2) BILL Committee (4 out of 4)
- Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill Committee (6 out of 6)
- Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill Committee (17 out of 17)
- Financial Services (Banking Reform)Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- The High Street — [Philip Davies in the Chair] (21 May 2013)
“I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on securing the debate. He has not yet addressed something that probably costs retailers more than business rates: credit card interchange fees. If they were reduced to what Europe has said the cross-border level should be, £1 million would be put into every MP’s high street. That is an enormous amount of money. Would the hon. Gentleman, therefore,...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions (21 May 2013)
“Our criminal justice system may be the most expensive in the world, perhaps by a factor of two or three times, and yet we continue, as a state, to pay many practitioners several hundreds of thousand pounds a year more than we pay surgeons or scientists. This practice is of course enthusiastically supported by the Bar Council, and apparently by Opposition Front Benchers. Can the Secretary of...”
- Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Procurement (21 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what steps he is taking to ensure that procurement and tendering processes run by his Department give a high priority to the improvement and retention of local specialist skills.”
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- Has spoken in 74 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 28 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 86.83% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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") 115 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register