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Conservative MP for Stevenage
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Stephen McPartland voted on key issues:
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. 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 for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Health, Education, Work and Pensions, Business, Innovation and Skills, Transport
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Manchester Declaration, Public Sector: Civil Proceedings, Dementia: Hertfordshire, Schools: Finance, Children: Asthma
(based on written questions asked by Stephen McPartland and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Education Bill Committee (22 out of 22)
- Written Answers — Home Department: Asylum: Afghanistan (14 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what her policy is on the granting of political asylum to Afghan political interpreters; and what assessment she has made of differences in this policy and that previously applied to Iraqi interpreters who had worked with UK armed forces.”
- Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Public Sector: Civil Proceedings (14 May 2013)
“To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office with reference to the answers of 5 March 2013, Official Report, columns 973-74W, on written questions: Government responses, and 10 September 2012, Official Report, column 120W, on public sector: civil proceedings, when he expects to provide a full update.”
- Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Television: Licensing (23 Apr 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will bring forward legislative proposals to abolish television licences in the UK.”
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- Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 56 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 81.83% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 37 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register