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Former Liberal Democrat MP for Falmouth and Camborne
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)
- Majority: 1,886 votes. — 571st out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Julia Goldsworthy voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately for a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Has never voted on automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on encouraging occupational pensions. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Departmental Consultants (8 Apr 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much consultants employed by his Department and its agencies have been paid (a) in total and (b) in reimbursable expenses since its inception.”
- Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Departmental Consultants (10 Mar 2010)
“To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how much consultants employed by his Department and its agencies have been paid (a) in total and (b) in reimbursable expenses since its inception.”
- Opposition Day — [5th Allotted Day]: Local Government (Devon, Norfolk and Suffolk) (9 Mar 2010)
“Does the hon. Gentleman agree that parish councils, which are an important part of local democracy as they are the closest to the communities that they serve, have been specifically and explicitly excluded from the process?”
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- Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 100 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 66.30% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
- 50 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 274 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 12 Apr 2010. 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||£22,406 (174th)||£21,576 (313th)||£22,004 (258th)||£21,536|
|Office running costs||£20,381 (196th)||£21,648 (121st)||£20,478 (282nd)||£26,284|
|Staffing costs||£91,001 (429th)||£90,195 (220th)||£87,220 (178th)||£77,060|
|Communications Allowance||£10,582 (150th)||£9,326 (250th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£10,768 (172nd)1||£10,597 (203rd)2||£11,327 (154th)||£11,210|
|Members' Staff Travel||£333 (220th)||£593 (177th)||£428 (242nd)||£624|
|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||£6,161 (110th)||£1,129 (186th)||£1,877 (110th)||£1,211|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£3,246 (204th)||£4,711 (150th)||£4,991||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,015 (565th)||£933 (522nd)||£1,025|
|Total||£161,632 (173rd)||£159,325 (108th)||£148,978 (99th)||£143,941|