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Liberal Democrat MP for North Devon
- Entered Parliament on 9 April 1992 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Nick Harvey voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately 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 a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately against replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly against the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted very strongly for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Defence, Culture Media and Sport, Health, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Armed Forces: Housing, Afghanistan, Iraq: Peacekeeping Operations, Golden Jubilee, Trident
(based on written questions asked by Nick Harvey and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Parliament (Joint Departments) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Licensing Bill Committee (14 out of 17)
- Communications Bill Committee (24 out of 25)
- Office of Communications Bill Committee (5 out of 8)
- Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill Committee (5 out of 7)
- Written Answers — Defence: Defence: Procurement (20 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much his Department has contributed towards expenditure on urgent operational requirements since May 2010.”
- Petitions: Access to Eculizumab (14 May 2013)
“I rise to present a petition on behalf of the sufferers of atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome, known as aHUS, a rare disease that causes irreversible kidney failure. Until recently there was no effective treatment for this condition, which has 139 known patients in England, of whom 20 live in Devon. I am presenting the petition to press for aHUS sufferers’ access to Eculizumab, a new...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Operation Herrick (14 May 2013)
“May I thank the Secretary of State for his statement, the logic of which is straightforward? Having spoken socially to some of those who will deploy this October, I think it was widely anticipated that they would serve longer. Perhaps they were warned off, to use the Secretary of State’s expression. Getting out of Afghanistan safely and steadily requires a great deal of meticulous...”
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- Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 42 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 65.09% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 10 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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") 554 times in debates — above 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 (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||£22,130 (187th)||£23,036 (181st)||£22,103 (198th)||£21,623||£20,901 (joint 189th with 5 others)||£20,333 (joint 3rd with 149 others)||£19,718 (joint 250th with 2 others)||£15,944 (188th)|
|Office running costs||£19,327 (252nd)||£21,278 (155th)||£20,443 (290th)||£19,979||£19,145 (201st)||£18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others)||£18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£15,380 (337th)|
|Staffing costs||£100,116 (162nd)||£90,449 (199th)||£87,128 (187th)||£84,024||£70,296 (353rd)||£68,023 (joint 228th with 71 others)||£65,568 (239th)||£52,408 (113th)|
|Communications Allowance||£12,476 (70th)||£9,834 (179th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£10,571 (176th)1||£10,196 (213th)2||£9,315 (254th)||£7,818||£13,564 (194th)||£13,394 (199th)||£12,403 (225th)||£10,539 (191st)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£1,064 (77th)||£837 (132nd)||£497 (222nd)||£1,459||£1,354 (137th)||£121 (407th)||£1,564 (87th)||£627 (211th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£357 (232nd)||£210 (294th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£8 (118th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£3,294 (336th)||£952 (joint 241st with 1 other)||£1,158 (234th)||£612||£792 (365th)||£845 (joint 331st with 2 others)||£1,215 (joint 245th with 1 other)||£276 (622nd)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£2,318 (joint 323rd with 1 other)||£3,914 (206th)||£2,481||£2,495 (joint 328th with 1 other)||£3,122 (251st)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,374 (joint 89th with 1 other)||£1,209 (joint 97th with 16 others)||£1,029||£1,954 (joint 180th with 3 others)||£1,954 (joint 175th with 3 others)||£1,954 (joint 173rd with 3 others)||£1,851 (348th)|
|Total||£169,334 (82nd)||£160,492 (92nd)||£145,767 (160th)||£139,025||£130,501 (179th)||£126,591 (176th)||£120,656 (153rd)||£97,025 (133rd)|