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Conservative MP for Carlisle
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How John Stevenson voted on key issues:
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. 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 against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Treasury, Cabinet Office, Business, Innovation and Skills, Communities and Local Government, Health
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Inheritance Tax, Catering: Public Consultation, Tourism: Cumbria, Pupils: Disadvantaged, Local Enterprise Partnerships
(based on written questions asked by John Stevenson and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Financial Services (Banking Reform)Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill Committee (2 out of 6)
- PARTNERSHIPS (PROSECUTION) (SCOTLAND) BILL [LORDS] Committee (0 out of 1)
- Written Answers — Treasury: Heseltine Review (14 May 2013)
“To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps he is taking to implement the recommendations of the Heseltine review.”
- Petitions: Detrunking of part of the A69 (24 Apr 2013)
“I am pleased to be able to present this petition on behalf of my constituents asking the House of Commons to urge the Department for Transport to examine the feasibility of the detrunking of the A69 from the roundabout at Brampton to junction 43 of the M6. The petitioners and I believe that that would make the road a great deal safer for all concerned, including those in the villages along...”
- Prime Minister: Engagements (24 Apr 2013)
“The chief executive of Cumbria county council is to leave the authority with an agreed package. I believe that the package will be substantial, and that it will run into hundreds of thousands of pounds. Does the Prime Minister agree that that and similar arrangements are difficult for the public to accept, and that they are certainly not a good use of taxpayers’ money?”
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- Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 13 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 84.78% 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 16–17 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") 52 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