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Conservative MP for New Forest East
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Julian Lewis voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted moderately against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
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- Quite often rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Defence, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Home Department, Cabinet Office, Health
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Warships, Departmental Files, Iraq, Simon Mann, Aircraft Carriers
(based on written questions asked by Julian Lewis and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Justice and Security Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Mental Health (Discrimination) (No. 2) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Marine Safety Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Commonhold & Leasehold Reform Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- International Development Bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Cost of Living (14 May 2013)
“Would my hon. Friend also like to make an observation on whether the task of humanitarian intervention has been that much more difficult by the way we went about it in Libya? We said that it would be a very limited, no-fly-zone-type intervention, but we ended up intervening much more directly on one side, and in a strictly military way, in a civil war?”
- Cost of Living (14 May 2013)
“It was kind of you, Mr. Speaker, to allow a segment of today’s debate to those of us who were concerned about the Opposition’s decision not to choose foreign affairs, defence or, indeed, Europe as the subject of one of the themed days of debate on the Queen’s Speech, so that we could refer to some of those matters. I suppose that I ought to get the words “cost of...”
- Cost of Living (14 May 2013)
“I think I am right in saying that my hon. Friend’s view is quite widely shared on the Back Benches, at least on this side of the House, and, I suspect, on the other side as well. It is not a matter of wanting to do something less than we might in terms of humanitarian intervention. I certainly supported humanitarian military intervention in Sierra Leone, and I was one of the first to...”
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- Has spoken in 91 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 36 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 62.63% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 41 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 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") 768 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||£16,932 (386th)||£21,604 (310th)||£21,984 (263rd)||£20,830||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£16,443 (424th)||£19,355 (338th)||£14,203 (425th)|
|Office running costs||£16,131 (391st)||£16,981 (397th)||£16,377 (525th)||£14,462||£19,224 (182nd)||£16,553 (541st)||£17,797 (412th)||£12,571 (442nd)|
|Staffing costs||£84,779 (520th)||£83,049 (466th)||£81,880 (406th)||£80,972||£68,397 (joint 435th with 1 other)||£66,032 (419th)||£63,709 (363rd)||£50,611 (joint 155th with 1 other)|
|Communications Allowance||£197 (594th)||£331 (594th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£4,896 (449th)1||£5,860 (410th)2||£4,545 (487th)||£4,184||£7,195 (joint 455th with 1 other)||£6,938 (445th)||£6,154 (479th)||£3,570 (540th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£176 (294th)||£91 (382nd)||£157 (joint 349th with 3 others)||£208||£340 (317th)||£207 (365th)||£119 (410th)||£142 (joint 379th with 3 others)|
|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||£2,717 (413th)||£590 (438th)||£571 (493rd)||£522||£725 (joint 393rd with 1 other)||£1,134 (210th)||£820 (joint 424th with 1 other)||£562 (521st)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,290 (joint 512th with 1 other)||£1,929 (424th)||£1,406||£2,659 (310th)||£3,463 (209th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,345 (joint 129th with 3 others)||£1,102 (237th)||£0||£1,971 (126th)||£1,971 (119th)||£1,971 (118th)||£1,971 (113th)|
|Total||£125,827 (566th)||£131,141 (526th)||£128,545 (476th)||£122,584||£121,413 (370th)||£112,741 (470th)||£109,925 (399th)||£83,630 (439th)|