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Conservative MP for Sittingbourne and Sheppey
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Gordon Henderson voted on key issues:
- Voted against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted 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
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
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- Sometimes rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Health, Treasury, Communities and Local Government, Transport, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Health Insurance, Procurement, Excise Duties: Gaming Machines, Departmental Procurement, Palestinians
(based on written questions asked by Gordon Henderson and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall (18 Jun 2013)
“Alcohol licensing advertising – Gordon Henderson.”
- Written Answers — Health: NHS 111 (17 Jun 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the cost to the public purse will be of running the NHS 111 service in (a) England, (b) Kent and (c) Swale borough in 2013-14.”
- Written Answers — Treasury: Council Tax (10 Jun 2013)
“To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he has any plans to review the rules on the revaluation for council tax purposes of domestic properties that have been increased in size since their last valuation.”
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- Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 63 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 84.48% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation 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.
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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