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Labour MP for Birmingham, Erdington
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Jack Dromey voted on key issues:
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted strongly against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted for a smoking ban. votes
- Has never voted on more EU integration. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Has never voted on Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Communities and Local Government, Home Department, Business, Innovation and Skills, Work and Pensions, Treasury
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): E-mail, Housing: Construction, Planning Permission, First-time Buyers, Housing Benefit
(based on written questions asked by Jack Dromey and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Housing (3 Jun 2013)
“The all-party Treasury Select Committee, the Governor of the Bank of England and the International Monetary Fund have all expressed concern that the Government’s policies will not build the homes our country needs. With the comprehensive spending review but three weeks away, the shadow Chancellor persuasively argued this morning that the Government should reject the economic illiteracy...”
- Economic Growth (15 May 2013)
“This is a Queen’s Speech that does not begin to rise to the challenges facing our country, that lacks ambition and that is so thin in content it could have been written on the back of a fag packet, had the Prime Minister not given in and shelved plans for plain packaging of cigarettes. It was vetted by a dubious Australian spin doctor, who deleted any reference to a measure on curbing...”
- Economic Growth (15 May 2013)
“No, I do not believe that we should take the same approach as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in Britain. I will come in a moment to our proposal. Three admirable young people in Castle Vale in my constituency told me recently that they were desperate to do an apprenticeship in the construction industry, as their dads and uncles had done, but they could not get one. R&C Williams, an excellent...”
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- Has spoken in 47 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 39 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 69.84% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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 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") 120 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