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Conservative MP for Wokingham
- Entered Parliament on 11 June 1987 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How John Redwood voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted strongly against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
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- Sometimes rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Transport, Treasury, Transport, Local Government and the Regions, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Railtrack, Departmental Manpower, Departmental Regulation, Departmental Disciplinary Proceedings, London Underground
(based on written questions asked by John Redwood and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Traffic Management Bill Committee (9 out of 9)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Syria (20 May 2013)
“What is the current balance of strength between moderate, democratic forces and undemocratic, violent, extreme forces within the opposition? We do not want to help the latter.”
- Outlawries Bill: Debate on the Address — [Ist Day] (8 May 2013)
“I welcome the Prime Minister’s speech and the contents of the Gracious Speech. I urge my right hon. Friend to telephone the President of the United States and say that it is high time Guantanamo Bay was closed down, which we read the President is minded to do. It is a moral blot on the west that people are still there without facing trial or being released for their liberty. If there...”
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- Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 83 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 79.41% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 24 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 1885 times in debates — well 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 (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||£19,931 (287th)||£22,729 (246th)||£21,301 (321st)||£21,634||£13,305 (517th)||£12,199 (533rd)||£16,082 (494th)||£12,115 (516th)|
|Office running costs||£8,562 (606th)||£10,427 (584th)||£18,659 (446th)||£19,177||£18,490 (313th)||£18,597 (386th)||£13,248 (581st)||£14,723 (361st)|
|Staffing costs||£55,490 (635th)||£55,616 (636th)||£59,111 (634th)||£65,506||£65,404 (535th)||£70,279 (174th)||£59,875 (528th)||£39,926 (516th)|
|Communications Allowance||£5,660 (460th)||£9,686 (joint 207th with 1 other)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£2,649 (559th)1||£3,911 (519th)2||£3,967 (523rd)||£3,857||£6,064 (496th)||£5,221 (512th)||£5,340 (509th)||£4,190 (508th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£82 (joint 385th with 1 other)||£218||£520 (274th)||£368 (302nd)||£0||£0|
|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||£1,337 (591st)||£457 (518th)||£396 (joint 573rd with 1 other)||£929||£626 (441st)||£679 (416th)||£547 (550th)||£300 (joint 613th with 1 other)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,841 (402nd)||£1,343 (531st)||£4,122||£1,471 (joint 495th with 1 other)||£2,488 (330th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,250 (joint 264th with 3 others)||£1,069 (302nd)||£719||£1,713 (joint 508th with 1 other)||£1,701 (506th)||£1,701 (478th)||£1,293 (joint 517th with 1 other)|
|Total||£93,629 (636th)||£105,917 (627th)||£105,928 (616th)||£116,162||£107,593 (573rd)||£111,532 (493rd)||£96,793 (574th)||£72,547 (572nd)|