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Liberal Democrat MP for Taunton Deane
- Also represented Taunton
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Jeremy Browne voted on key issues:
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against replacing Trident. 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 laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Home Department, Health, Transport, Communities and Local Government, Treasury
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Information Officers, Departmental NDPBs, Departmental Travel, Departmental Advertising, Departmental Vehicles
(based on written questions asked by Jeremy Browne and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Crime and Courts Bill Committee (9 out of 13)
- Scrap Metal Dealers Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Saving Gateway Accounts Bill Committee (5 out of 5)
- Finance Bill Committee (17 out of 18)
- National Insurance Contributions Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Finance Bill Committee (20 out of 24)
- Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill Committee (2 out of 3)
- Serious Crime Bill Committee (9 out of 9)
- Written Answers — Home Department: Action Fraud (21 May 2013)
“All police constabularies (Forces) in England have established formal links with Action Fraud.”
- Written Answers — Home Department: Drugs and Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse (21 May 2013)
“Home Office Ministers have regular meetings with ministerial colleagues and others as part of the process of policy development and delivery. As was the case with previous Administrations, it is not the Government's practice to provide details of all such meetings.”
- Written Answers — Home Department: Misuse of Drugs Ministerial Group (21 May 2013)
“Home Office Ministers and officials have meetings with a wide variety of international partners, as well as organisations and individuals in the public and private sectors, as part of the process of policy development and delivery. Details of these meetings are passed to the Cabinet Office on a quarterly basis and are subsequently published on the Cabinet Office website.”
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- Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 57.93% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 12 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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") 491 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. 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||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£21,376 (235th)||£23,074 (joint 161st with 1 other)||£22,094 (216th)||£21,565|
|Office running costs||£22,019 (123rd)||£19,662 (259th)||£20,436 (joint 298th with 1 other)||£28,395|
|Staffing costs||£100,086 (165th)||£90,251 (216th)||£87,391 (148th)||£74,458|
|Communications Allowance||£9,684 (263rd)||£11,205 (71st)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£8,656 (258th)1||£8,341 (279th)2||£7,482 (322nd)||£6,979|
|Members' Staff Travel||£304 (239th)||£404 (joint 237th with 1 other)||£272 (294th)||£1,802|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£131 (315th)||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||£6,397 (95th)||£1,965 (26th)||£1,306 (197th)||£1,306|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£4,989 (60th)||£3,142 (273rd)||£3,260||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,114 (474th)||£1,053 (345th)||£1,053|
|Other Costs||£5,580 (33rd)||£0||£0||£0|
|Total||£174,102 (44th)||£161,136 (84th)||£143,176 (208th)||£138,818|