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Conservative MP for Bedford
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Richard Fuller voted on key issues:
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly 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
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Home Department, Work and Pensions, Justice, Health, Treasury
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Licensing, HIV Infection, Departmental Compensation, Compensation, Africa: Overseas Aid
(based on written questions asked by Richard Fuller and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Public Service Pensions Bill Committee (9 out of 9)
- Education Bill Committee (20 out of 22)
- Public Services (Social Enterprise and Social Value) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Postal Services Bill Committee (20 out of 21)
- Cleveland Fire Authority (13 May 2013)
“The Minister is talking about the requirement for the fire service to innovate. As the hon. Member for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland (Tom Blenkinsop) said, the process for Cleveland was stimulated by an £8.9 million funding gap. Does the Minister accept that organisational tinkering, which raises serious concerns that are, I think, shared by all parties in the House, is perhaps...”
- Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (Amendment): Clause 56 — Commission for Equality and Human Rights (23 Apr 2013)
“I, too, thank the Minister for bringing forward this amendment and for the thoughtful way it has been crafted. I also thank and pay tribute to the hon. Member for Stretford and Urmston (Kate Green) for her speech, and for pointing out some of the practical steps that can be taken. I know that those on the Government and Opposition Front Benches have felt a sense of thoughtful consideration...”
- Public Service Pensions Bill: Section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993 (22 Apr 2013)
“I am very interested in what my hon. Friend is saying. Does he agree that this report has given us an opportunity to put an alternative argument against the strong argument about commonality? I know he will draw the House’s attention to the interesting comments about Europe by the Chancellor of Germany today. My hon. Friend talks about those other economies, and there is an argument...”
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- Has spoken in 56 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 68 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 79.51% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below 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") 140 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
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