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Liberal Democrat MP for Wells
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Tessa Munt voted on key issues:
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Has never voted on university tuition fees. votes
- Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Health, Energy and Climate Change, Defence, Treasury, Business, Innovation and Skills
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Radiotherapy, Departmental Contracts, Electricity, Trident, Cancer
(based on written questions asked by Tessa Munt and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Energy Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Energy Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Education Bill Committee (21 out of 22)
- Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims (Amendment) bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Libya (20 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will provide an update on progress made in bringing to justice those responsible for the desecration of British war graves in Libya.”
- Business of the House (16 May 2013)
“Those who work in schools who suspect or witness abuse are guided, but not required by law, to report their concerns via local procedures to a school’s designated senior member of staff, his or her deputy, or another senior member of staff. It is easy to see that the potential for damage to a school’s reputation might cause any senior member of staff to be conflicted, and not to...”
- Business of the House (25 Apr 2013)
“Would the Leader of the House consider arranging a debate about the conflict in which insolvency practitioners find themselves when they are appointed by a bank to deal with the administration of a company that has failed owing to the mis-selling of interest rate swaps and hedging products by the very same bank? There is therefore a requirement for them to pursue a claim against the bank and...”
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- Has spoken in 51 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 44 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 82.73% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 62 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