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Conservative MP for Stone
- Also represented Stafford
- Entered Parliament on 3 May 1984 — unknown
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- Voting record
- Topics of interest
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How William Cash voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted strongly against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
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- Quite often rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Treasury, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Transport, Constitutional Affairs, Prime Minister
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): High Speed 2 Railway Line, European Constitution, EU Reform: Treaties, EU Internal Trade, EU Economic Policy
(based on written questions asked by William Cash and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- European Parliament (Representation) Bill Committee (6 out of 6)
- Commonhold & Leasehold Reform Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Public Trustee (Liability and Fees) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Land Registration Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
- Economic Growth (15 May 2013)
“Basically, I regard the whole question of having a referendum as fundamental. I led the Maastricht referendum campaign, and the question now is about the same fundamental questions we were addressing then. This is the problem: nothing has changed, but much has got worse. The real problem is one of urgency. This is not just about an abstract theory of sovereignty; it is about the economy, who...”
- Economic Growth (15 May 2013)
“It is my opinion, based on extensive discussions yesterday and over several months, that there is absolutely no prospect of any changes that would even begin to alter the circumstances we are now in and which are pivoted on the existing treaties. The problem is one of debt and deficit. We cannot pay for the public services needed in the country, whether health, education or whatever. I hear...”
- Economic Growth (15 May 2013)
“My hon. Friend is completely right. Labour caused the debt and the deficit; now Labour Members want to engage in more borrowing without the growth that would come from expanding our trade with the rest of the world.”
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- Has spoken in 54 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 43 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 65.59% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 45 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 1790 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. 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||£19,773 (296th)||£22,312 (277th)||£20,919 (355th)||£21,634||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£18,469 (350th)||£19,600 (joint 301st with 2 others)||£15,500 (296th)|
|Office running costs||£19,964 (218th)||£12,114 (537th)||£20,211 (343rd)||£19,788||£19,325 (joint 11th with 77 others)||£15,508 (560th)||£17,613 (433rd)||£6,504 (604th)|
|Staffing costs||£79,905 (570th)||£79,792 (533rd)||£75,232 (554th)||£71,463||£70,091 (377th)||£64,738 (452nd)||£60,633 (509th)||£50,758 (152nd)|
|Communications Allowance||£8,675 (332nd)||£9,872 (joint 174th with 1 other)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£9,315 (229th)1||£9,702 (232nd)2||£9,495 (243rd)||£10,025||£13,238 (211th)||£13,406 (196th)||£14,165 (171st)||£12,128 (136th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£812 (95th)||£1,160 (77th)||£1,044 (117th)||£711||£1,550 (114th)||£891 (177th)||£1,111 (joint 149th with 1 other)||£731 (180th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£1,466 (79th)||£1,736 (76th)||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||£917 (617th)||£127 (629th)||£332 (598th)||£197||£255 (614th)||£252 (612th)||£276 (619th)||£613 (505th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£255 (636th)||£1,492 (505th)||£912||£726 (609th)||£739 (603rd)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£509 (640th)||£675 (625th)||£675||£1,592 (544th)||£1,296 (620th)||£917 (629th)||£917 (575th)|
|Total||£140,827 (444th)||£137,579 (440th)||£129,400 (464th)||£125,405||£127,679 (238th)||£115,299 (411th)||£114,315 (295th)||£87,151 (363rd)|