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Mr Patrick Nicholls
Former Conservative MP for Teignbridge
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- Entered Parliament on 9 June 1983 — General election
- Left Parliament on 14 May 2001 — General election
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Mr Patrick Nicholls voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party.
Most recent appearances
- Foot and Mouth (3 May 2001)
“The very measured tones in which the right hon. Gentleman has talked about the problem today represent a marked contrast with the reported comments of the Prime Minister, who is said effectively to have remarked that the crisis is over. The case in Wiveliscombe has been referred to, and MAFF has already identified 15 dangerous contacts. Does the right hon. Gentleman accept that, if the...”
- Road Traffic (24 Apr 2001)
“I shall be brief, not from any uncharacteristic compassion for the sentiments of the House, but simply because I want to enjoy the spectacle of the Minister, who is a popular and intelligent person, having to justify the wholly unjustifiable. I have not always led a blameless life. I have been in the House for 18 years, but before that, I was a humble country lawyer—or at least, I was...”
- Orders of the Day — Adjournment (Easter) (10 Apr 2001)
“The unfolding tragedy of the foot and mouth crisis clarifies a number of issues. The first is that it is abundantly clear that Ministers cannot be blamed for the outbreak of foot and mouth. In due course, if the Minister for the Environment is right, there will be a public inquiry into the outbreak. Indeed there should be a public inquiry; after such an event, we have to discover the lessons...”
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- Has voted in 56.09% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation. (From Public Whip)
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