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Mr Richard Body
Former Conservative MP for Boston and Skegness
- Also represented Holland with Boston; Billericay
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- Entered Parliament on 26 May 1955 — General election
- Left Parliament on 14 May 2001 — General election
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Mr Richard Body voted on key issues since 2001:
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Has never voted on greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party.
Most recent appearances
- Petition: Travellers' Camps (Skegness) (28 Mar 2001)
“I applied for this Adjournment debate because, after I had arranged an appointment with the Minister to receive a civic deputation from Lincolnshire, I received a message that the meeting was to be cancelled, as the Minister had something more important to do, or words to that effect. I regret that no offer of an alternative date was made. I was put in some difficulty because, when I had to...”
- Foot and Mouth (27 Mar 2001)
“As one who has an unforgettable memory of the outbreak in 1967, may I ask the Minister to confirm that the then Minister, Fred Peart, was advised not only that the slaughtered animals should be buried immediately, but that if the carcases were burned, there was a serious risk that the virus was so viable that it could be carried a considerable distance beyond the infected area?”
- Prime Minister: Engagements (14 Feb 2001)
“Will the Prime Minister help the lobby outside by telling us how many representative bodies have called on him to bring to an end community health councils?”
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- Has voted in 42.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation. (From Public Whip)
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