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Former Labour MP for Kingswood
- Entered Parliament on 9 April 1992 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)
- Majority: 7,873 votes. — 404th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Roger Berry voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately for a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly against the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Written Answers — Treasury: Investment Returns (7 Apr 2010)
“To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate the Financial Services Authority has made of the monetary value of losses incurred by with-profits bond investors who were entitled to claim the guaranteed value of their investments on a market value reduction-free date but failed to do so.”
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Evaluation of Access to Work (9 Mar 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether she plans to take forward the recommendations made in her Department's research report no. 621, Evaluation of Access to Work: Ministerial Government Departments.”
- Opposition Day — [1st allotted day]: Disability Benefits for the Elderly (8 Dec 2009) has video
“That was not the reason that I gave. I was angry at the way in which the Opposition have scared a number of elderly and disabled people by making the untrue statement that the Government had already made their decision. They have not, and to say that they have is not worthy of support from anyone.”
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- Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 81.91% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 5 annotations 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.
- 42 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 228 times in debates — 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||£14,552 (440th)||£20,781 (360th)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,634||£19,966 (309th)||£20,333 (joint 3rd with 149 others)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£16,111 (159th)|
|Office running costs||£20,512 (191st)||£20,940 (182nd)||£19,944 (371st)||£19,989||£19,325 (joint 11th with 77 others)||£18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others)||£18,154 (joint 310th with 1 other)||£15,834 (320th)|
|Staffing costs||£89,540 (457th)||£87,024 (joint 348th with 1 other)||£84,107 (331st)||£79,913||£66,458 (joint 496th with 11 others)||£64,273 (joint 458th with 31 others)||£61,979 (434th)||£44,920 (368th)|
|Communications Allowance||£8,742 (326th)||£8,157 (322nd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£4,182 (joint 493rd with 1 other)1||£5,936 (402nd)2||£6,334 (380th)||£4,615||£8,435 (403rd)||£9,292 (352nd)||£8,173 (406th)||£6,215 (414th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£482 (162nd)||£699 (joint 150th with 1 other)||£540 (214th)||£1,048||£1,771 (96th)||£597 (238th)||£823 (193rd)||£504 (joint 241st with 2 others)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£884 (135th)||£358 (joint 247th with 1 other)||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||£5,114 (175th)||£1,244 (143rd)||£1,343 (189th)||£1,400||£1,389 (191st)||£1,236 (173rd)||£1,944 (95th)||£1,879 (91st)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£2,385 (315th)||£3,995 (198th)||£3,129||£3,292 (235th)||£3,833 (180th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,275 (joint 220th with 2 others)||£1,039 (joint 363rd with 3 others)||£0||£2,042 (23rd)||£2,042 (19th)||£2,042 (19th)||£2,042 (19th)|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£331 (57th)|
|Total||£144,008 (394th)||£148,799 (290th)||£139,412 (294th)||£131,728||£122,678 (343rd)||£120,405 (302nd)||£112,837 (331st)||£87,836 (348th)|