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Conservative MP for Rugby
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Mark Pawsey voted on key issues:
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. 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
- 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, Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Cabinet Office, Health, Communities and Local Government
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Public Data Corporation, Plastics: Packaging, Police Force Collaboration, Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, Road Safety
(based on written questions asked by Mark Pawsey and answered by departments)
- Business of the House: Child-care Ratios (9 May 2013)
“Child care is often provided by small businesses, which have to adapt when staff are away for training or because of sickness. Can the Minister confirm what effect staff absence will have on child-adult ratios?”
- Business of the House (9 May 2013)
“I wonder whether we could have a debate on the future of our town centres, which would enable us to highlight the fact that there is some good news, such as the proposal announced today of a £20 million extension to Rugby’s Clock Towers shopping centre. That will secure our town centre and provide an extra 132,000 square feet, a new department store, food and drink outlets and a...”
- Food Waste (24 Apr 2013)
“It is a great pleasure to speak under your chairmanship, Mr Robertson. I secured the debate to highlight the importance of packaging materials in reducing food waste. I acknowledge that the hon. Member for Bristol East (Kerry McCarthy), whom I am pleased to see in her place, introduced the Food Waste Bill last March. She began and has continued a campaign to ensure that food that is safe to...”
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- Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 11 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 84.53% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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 18–19 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") 94 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