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Former Labour MP for South Derbyshire
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
- Majority: 4,495 votes. — 510th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Mark Todd voted on key issues since 2001:
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Has never voted on automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Has never voted on the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Energy and Climate Change: Fuel Poverty (8 Apr 2010) has video
“One of the best means of reducing fuel poverty is tough regulation of the energy marketplace. Has the Minister read with the same concern as I had the report by Consumer Focus into the performance of Ofgem in regulating npower's price-sculpting mechanism and assure me that a future Government will take a more robust approach to the rather flaccid efforts of this regulator?”
- Petition — Christian Values: Members of Parliament (7 Apr 2010)
“In my speech on the proposed reforms of House procedures, I referred to my disappointment that the Committee that sponsored those changes had not been asked to consider the role of MPs-and nor had it sought to be asked to do so. I then touched on my family experience-my grandfather was a Member in the 1930s-and my understanding of the traditionally understood role of an MP as defined by...”
- Business of the House: Clause 4 — Obligation to notify subscribers of reported infringements (7 Apr 2010) has video
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- Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 112 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 75.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
- 32 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 247 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 12 Apr 2010. 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||£9,870 (514th)||£19,023 (419th)||£22,061 (236th)||£21,634||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£19,683 (285th)||£19,012 (366th)||£12,905 (489th)|
|Office running costs||£13,546 (485th)||£13,112 (515th)||£21,390 (219th)||£18,527||£19,066 (223rd)||£18,748 (joint 310th with 1 other)||£17,468 (449th)||£10,526 (506th)|
|Staffing costs||£104,426 (60th)||£93,906 (83rd)||£86,312 (235th)||£84,867||£69,849 (386th)||£67,661 (348th)||£65,447 (260th)||£47,655 (256th)|
|Communications Allowance||£7,540 (379th)||£9,086 (275th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£10,009 (198th)1||£8,467 (275th)2||£6,434 (372nd)||£5,291||£6,944 (464th)||£7,191 (432nd)||£6,817 (459th)||£4,846 (477th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£201 (joint 284th with 1 other)||£451 (225th)||£901 (joint 142nd with 1 other)||£679||£734 (229th)||£131 (joint 398th with 1 other)||£184 (385th)||£283 (319th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£717 (160th)||£1,123 (113th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£37 (99th)||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£3,890 (280th)||£1,093 (194th)||£1,177 (230th)||£1,021||£1,434 (183rd)||£1,444 (137th)||£2,061 (80th)||£1,399 (200th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£2,809 (257th)||£3,072 (283rd)||£2,266||£2,789 (295th)||£3,260 (234th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,194 (joint 336th with 2 others)||£1,058 (joint 320th with 22 others)||£0||£1,996 (joint 77th with 2 others)||£1,996 (joint 70th with 3 others)||£1,996 (joint 69th with 3 others)||£1,996 (joint 68th with 3 others)|
|Total||£150,235 (327th)||£150,264 (263rd)||£142,405 (227th)||£134,285||£123,714 (312th)||£120,114 (308th)||£112,985 (326th)||£79,610 (490th)|