A selection of Nick Ainger's votes
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Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 8 votes against, between 2003–2007
Consistently voted for more EU integration Show votes
38 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 2006–2009
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, between 1997–2004
Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
6 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 1999–2007
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007
Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
We have lots more plain English analysis of Nick Ainger’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Nick Ainger’s full vote analysis page for more.
I hear what the Minister is saying. However, there is something I cannot accept, and which the PHA and the British Lung Foundation certainly cannot accept. A number of airlines already accept small oxygen cylinders in the cabin for the personal use of patients. Why on earth can we not say that, if it is good enough for those airlines, it applies across the board? The practical issue of...
I accept everything that the Minister is saying, but EC regulation 1107/2006 is being reviewed. Is that not an opportunity to use the regulation itself, or an addendum to it, to make it absolutely clear that airlines are expected to allow people to bring on board their own personal oxygen cylinders or concentrators for use in the cabin? Surely that is an issue that can be cleared up this year.
We are talking, again, about relatively small cylinders and concentrators. Transport for London is proposing that there should be a proviso whereby somebody should have a letter or other confirmation to show that their cylinder or concentrator is kosher and has been checked for security purposes. In such circumstances, why should people have to give 24 hours' notice to use a train? If we are...
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Former Labour MP for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)
Also represented Pembroke
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Revenue and Customs: Wales
- Armoured Fighting Vehicles
- Oil: Commodity Markets
- Departmental Land
- Fixed Penalties
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Treasury Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Wales Office (25 Jan 2007 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Office of the Secretary of State for Wales (11 May 2005 to 25 Jan 2007)
- Member, Administration Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Government Whip (12 Jun 2001 to 11 May 2005)
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- Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Nick Ainger’s speeches
- Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 80.75% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 47 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 245 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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