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Liberal Democrat MP for Hornsey and Wood Green
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lynne Featherstone voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. 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 a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately against replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Home Department, Health, International Development, Education and Skills, Treasury
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Police, Departmental Manpower, Prisons, Departmental Retirement, Departmental Pay
(based on written questions asked by Lynne Featherstone and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Protection of Freedoms Bill Committee (20 out of 20)
- Identity Documents Bill Committee (5 out of 5)
- Equality Bill Committee (20 out of 20)
- Police and Justice Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Racial and Religious Hatred Bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Violent Crime Reduction Bill Committee (7 out of 7)
- Written Answers — International Development: Developing Countries: HIV Infection (21 May 2013)
“The UK Government supports efforts to agree licenses with holders of patents for HIV medicines to help the development of new generic medicines and formulations. For example, the Medicines Patent Pool aims to enhance access to HIV medicines by simplifying the licensing process, providing manufacturers with a one-stop-shop for licences for patents that may be required to produce a new generic....”
- Written Answers — International Development: Developing Countries: Poliomyelitis (21 May 2013)
“DFID has regular contact with the European Commission (EC) about funding for the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI). We are working on this issue with other polio partners including the GPEI's spearheading partners, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and those member states that support polio eradication.”
- Written Answers — International Development: Angola (20 May 2013)
“Although DFID does not have a bilateral aid programme in Angola, the UK continues to support the economic and democratic development of Angola through our share of contributions to multilateral organisations such as the European Union (EU) and through regional programmes. For example, the 2008-13 EU Angola Country Strategy provides €214 million in total financing, contributing to...”
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- Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 68.17% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 235 times in debates — 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||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|London costs||£2,916 (joint 1st with 49 others)||£2,812 (joint 1st with 47 others)||£2,712 (joint 1st with 46 others)||£0|
|Office running costs||£19,893 (222nd)||£15,808 (437th)||£22,895 (160th)||£18,211|
|Staffing costs||£101,056 (125th)||£94,107 (77th)||£84,736 (304th)||£83,545|
|Communications Allowance||£11,316 (116th)||£11,924 (49th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£458 (629th)1||£1,252 (608th)2||£1,621 (599th)||£3,180|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£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||£2,837 (399th)||£1,021 (214th)||£4,538 (18th)||£3,141|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,369 (497th)||£13,539 (18th)||£9,959||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,138 (joint 434th with 5 others)||£1,082 (joint 276th with 17 others)||£1,082|
|Total||£138,476 (471st)||£129,431 (538th)||£131,123 (439th)||£119,118|