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Former Labour MP for Medway
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
- Majority: 213 votes. — 633rd out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Robert Marshall-Andrews voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Has never voted on automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly against the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted moderately against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted against replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cards. votes
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- Quite often rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: UK Passports (Use in Dubai Murder) (23 Mar 2010) has video
“I welcome the statement from my right hon. Friend, and given the fact that this extra-judicial murder was an affront to British interests and British subjects, it was quite inevitable. However, this action was not aberrant-it was a measure of the impunity and illegality with which Israel acts. At this very moment, as we speak, 1.5 million Palestinians are illegally trapped, blockaded and...”
- Business of the House (11 Mar 2010)
“As some form of peace process starts again in the middle east, my right hon. and learned Friend will be aware that 1.5 million Palestinians remain trapped, blockaded and increasingly destitute in Gaza. Will she find time in the course of the next two weeks or before Dissolution for the House to debate that continuing atrocity?”
- Business of the House (4 Mar 2010)
“In a busy week, will my right hon. and learned Friend find time for the Prime Minister to come to the House to make a statement on the principles of universal jurisdiction and, in particular, to explain the serious and, indeed, colossal error contained in the article that he wrote in today's edition of The Daily Telegraph, where he maintains that arrest warrants for crimes against humanity...”
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- Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 45.65% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 52 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 166 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 12 Apr 2010. 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||£18,081 (356th)||£19,261 (413th)||£18,469 (436th)||£16,969||£17,980 (397th)||£17,148 (409th)||£12,850 (565th)||£15,239 (327th)|
|Office running costs||£7,006 (623rd)||£9,885 (595th)||£12,720 (591st)||£6,730||£18,450 (319th)||£18,794 (joint 223rd with 4 others)||£16,649 (498th)||£8,472 (559th)|
|Staffing costs||£85,294 (516th)||£79,192 (540th)||£84,211 (327th)||£88,187||£71,210 (279th)||£68,023 (joint 228th with 71 others)||£63,788 (joint 346th with 11 others)||£49,212 (208th)|
|Communications Allowance||£0||£8,842 (288th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£1,038 (613th)1||£1,084 (612th)2||£829 (622nd)||£928||£2,612 (599th)||£2,871 (594th)||£3,327 (582nd)||£2,386 (586th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£0||£98||£190 (joint 372nd with 2 others)||£33 (465th)||£162 (395th)||£114 (397th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£2,215 (490th)||£362 (joint 554th with 2 others)||£631 (458th)||£544||£920 (320th)||£1,137 (208th)||£1,204 (250th)||£1,566 (151st)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,240 (527th)||£1,905 (427th)||£1,877||£3,197 (245th)||£5,034 (116th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,295 (joint 194th with 1 other)||£1,065 (joint 305th with 9 others)||£702||£1,871 (joint 369th with 1 other)||£1,871 (joint 362nd with 2 others)||£1,871 (joint 354th with 2 others)||£1,871 (joint 332nd with 2 others)|
|Total||£113,633 (611th)||£121,161 (596th)||£119,830 (555th)||£116,035||£116,430 (473rd)||£114,911 (420th)||£99,851 (544th)||£78,860 (500th)|