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A selection of Peter Ainsworth's votes
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Voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2008
Voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2004–2010
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 4 votes against, 5 absences, between 2003–2007
Almost always voted against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 32 votes against, 9 absences, between 2008–2009
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007
Almost always voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 3 absences, between 1999–2007
We have lots more plain English analysis of Peter Ainsworth’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Peter Ainsworth’s full vote analysis page for more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what procedures his Department has put in place to evaluate the effectiveness of the Act on Carbon Dioxide advertising campaign; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (1) what steps his Department takes to ensure that its funding for county Youth Parliaments represents value for money; and if he will make a statement; (2) how much funding his Department has provided to the Surrey Youth Parliament in each of the last three years.
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) whether he has made an estimate of the (a) total financial contribution made by foreign national visitors to national museums and galleries in each year since 1997 and (b) proportion of the turnover of those museums attributable to such contributions in each of those years; and if he will make a statement; (2) what estimate...
More of Peter Ainsworth’s recent appearances
Former Conservative MP for East Surrey
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Culture Media and Sport
- Trade and Industry
- Foot and Mouth
- Environmental Appraisals
- Departmental Computers
- Departmental Buildings
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Culture, Media & Sport Committee (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (6 Jan 2009 to 19 Jan 2009)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Environment Food & Rural Affairs, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jan 2009)
- Chairman, Environmental Audit Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)
- Member, Liaison Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)
- Member, Advisory Committee on Works of Art (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 1 Nov 2005)
- Member, Advisory Committee on Works of Art (10 Jan 2005 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Chairman, Environmental Audit Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Liaison Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Advisory Committee of Works of Art (28 May 2004 to 10 Jan 2005)
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Peter Ainsworth’s speeches
- Has received answers to 36 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 64.13% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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.
- 51 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 300 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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