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Conservative MP for Mid Bedfordshire
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Nadine Dorries voted on key issues:
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Has never voted on a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
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- Sometimes rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Health, Home Department, Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Transport, Treasury
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Energy Efficiency, Police, Elections, Science, Abortion
(based on written questions asked by Nadine Dorries and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Chairman, Crime and Courts Bill Committee (6 out of 13)
- Policing and Crime Bill Committee (12 out of 16)
- Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Sale of Student Loans Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Planning-gain Supplement (Preparations) Bill Committee (1 out of 2)
- Child Maintenance and Other Payments Bill Committee (9 out of 11)
- Health Bill Committee (11 out of 12)
- Education and Inspections Bill Committee (21 out of 21)
- Written Answers — Treasury: Economic Growth (15 May 2013)
“To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what research his Department has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated on any relationship between socio-economic class and economic growth.”
- Health and Social Care (13 May 2013)
“Can the right hon. Gentleman provide evidence for his numbers? Can he tell us how he knows what the numbers will be? Can he quote from some extensive research that proves this?”
- Health and Social Care (13 May 2013)
“How does the right hon. Gentleman know that that is not the figure?”
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- Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 83 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 67.65% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 24 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 166 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||£23,332 (128th)||£22,528 (262nd)||£21,756 (287th)||£21,634|
|Office running costs||£28,963 (13th)||£19,399 (270th)||£27,716 (49th)||£21,559|
|Staffing costs||£86,627 (494th)||£87,098 (344th)||£76,368 (536th)||£68,006|
|Communications Allowance||£9,715 (255th)||£12,989 (42nd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£8,460 (270th)1||£8,257 (283rd)2||£12,005 (134th)||£8,123|
|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||£1,433 (580th)||£250 (606th)||£326 (600th)||£790|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£665 (599th)||£1,130 (566th)||£2,031||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,132 (joint 446th with 1 other)||£1,082 (joint 276th with 17 others)||£1,082|
|Total||£158,530 (217th)||£152,318 (232nd)||£140,383 (275th)||£123,225|