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Conservative MP for Lincoln
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Karl McCartney voted on key issues:
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. 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 for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Transport, Home Department, Justice, Treasury, House of Commons Commission
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Driving Offences: Insurance, Railways: Concessions, Motor Vehicles: Insurance, Licensed Premises: Alcoholic Drinks, Driving Offences: Prosecutions
(based on written questions asked by Karl McCartney and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Finance (No. 3) Bill Committee (9 out of 14)
- Estates of Deceased Persons (Forfeiture Rule and Law Of Succession) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: New Clause 16 — Review of civil partnership (20 May 2013)
“My right hon. Friend is being very gracious in giving way. Does she not accept that there is an inequality in the fact that same-sex couples will have a choice between a civil partnership and a gay marriage, whereas heterosexual couples will not have that choice? Are not the Government creating that inequality?”
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (20 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the introduction of the benefit cap.”
- Written Answers — Wales: Energy (15 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what recent assessment he has made of the potential contribution of Wales to the UK's national energy infrastructure.”
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- Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 40 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 82.99% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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") 27 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