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Conservative MP for Nuneaton
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Marcus Jones voted on key issues:
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. 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
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. 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 moderately against equal gay rights. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Communities and Local Government, Education, Treasury, Business, Innovation and Skills
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Sick Leave, Inland Waterways: Conservation, Government Procurement Card, Mortgages, Water: EU Law
(based on written questions asked by Marcus Jones and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- PREVENTION OF SOCIAL HOUSING FRAUD BILL Committee (1 out of 1)
- FINANCE (NO. 2) BILL Committee (4 out of 4)
- Public Service Pensions Bill Committee (9 out of 9)
- HGV Road User Levy Bill Committee (5 out of 5)
- Pensions Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Business of the House: Child-care Ratios (9 May 2013)
“Helping working parents and creating small businesses are two very important parts of the Government’s programme. Does my hon. Friend agree that her proposals will make it more attractive to child-care professionals to set up as childminders, and at the same time improve the access to child-care provision in many areas across the country where at present it is sadly lacking?”
- Business of the House (9 May 2013)
“I and many of my constituents are supporters of Coventry City football club—which some people may think an encumbrance, although we think it is a wonderful thing. The supporters of the club are dismayed at the suggestion by its owners that they might want to relocate it from the city of Coventry to another town. Could we therefore have a debate on the community value of football clubs...”
- Business of the House (9 May 2013)
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- Has spoken in 67 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 41 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 87.50% 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 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") 103 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register