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Former Labour MP for Bristol North West
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
- Majority: 8,962 votes. — 306th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Doug Naysmith voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately against the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for 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 a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (7 Apr 2010) has video
“As I know my right hon. Friend is aware, the past 10 years have seen an unprecedented increase in support for science and technology in this country, but will he agree that now is not the time to cut investment in science, research and education? For it is in these areas that we will ensure our future economic success and economic growth.”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Topical Questions (30 Mar 2010)
“I know that the Secretary of State is aware that there are two separate electronic surveillance systems for tuberculosis in England: one for London, one for the rest of the country. Does he agree that it would be more sensible to have one system for the whole country, enabling more effective control and treatment of that troublingly persistent disease, and, perhaps, a national treatment plan,...”
- Written Answers — Health: Tuberculosis (25 Mar 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department is taking to encourage health services in areas with a high number of tuberculosis cases to co-ordinate their work with other public services used by those at a high risk of contracting that disease.”
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- Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 78.80% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 3 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.
- 56 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 30 times in debates — well 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||£19,846 (292nd)||£20,808 (355th)||£20,902 (356th)||£16,943||£18,648 (372nd)||£17,283 (401st)||£17,406 (454th)||£14,391 (415th)|
|Office running costs||£17,394 (335th)||£18,085 (344th)||£16,830 (515th)||£16,472||£17,155 (406th)||£18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others)||£14,403 (563rd)||£15,465 (332nd)|
|Staffing costs||£90,038 (447th)||£85,325 (407th)||£92,330 (38th)||£82,474||£69,558 (394th)||£65,903 (424th)||£60,344 (517th)||£43,413 (430th)|
|Communications Allowance||£6,091 (439th)||£5,164 (452nd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£5,458 (422nd)1||£7,596 (318th)2||£8,986 (272nd)||£7,499||£10,827 (311th)||£10,550 (joint 305th with 1 other)||£9,617 (340th)||£6,435 (400th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£58 (joint 365th with 4 others)||£288 (285th)||£697 (175th)||£755||£1,298 (142nd)||£258 (343rd)||£917 (182nd)||£514 (joint 236th with 1 other)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||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||£3,920 (277th)||£461 (516th)||£893 (319th)||£520||£1,030 (joint 276th with 1 other)||£772 (368th)||£866 (joint 395th with 1 other)||£745 (431st)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£2,216 (343rd)||£1,812 (443rd)||£1,509||£2,385 (joint 349th with 1 other)||£2,065 (399th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,168 (joint 381st with 2 others)||£965 (joint 469th with 2 others)||£777||£1,985 (96th)||£1,985 (90th)||£1,985 (89th)||£1,985 (87th)|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£0||£1,498||£3,708 (49th)||£780 (72nd)||£2,448 (51st)||£0|
|Total||£142,805 (410th)||£141,111 (401st)||£143,415 (203rd)||£128,447||£126,594 (261st)||£118,395 (345th)||£107,986 (443rd)||£82,948 (444th)|