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Conservative MP for Gloucester
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Richard Graham voted on key issues:
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. 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 very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Home Department, Work and Pensions, Justice, Transport, Communities and Local Government
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Asylum, Social Security Benefits, Academies Capital Maintenance Fund, Pupils: Disadvantaged, Sports: Clubs
(based on written questions asked by Richard Graham and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Superannuation bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Gloucestershire (16 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when benefit claimants in Gloucestershire will be transferred to universal credit.”
- Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Foreign Investment in UK (16 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how much foreign direct investment the UK has attracted in each of the last five years; and if he will make a statement.”
- Cost of Living (14 May 2013)
“It is always a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Ogmore (Huw Irranca-Davies), who reminds us of the quality of rhetoric from Wales. I welcome the Queen’s Speech because, above all, it focuses on the core issues that will make a real difference to the cost of living for my constituents. Let me quickly highlight four key points. First, the National Insurance Contributions Bill will,...”
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- Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 28 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 80.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above 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") 108 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register