A selection of John Austin's votes
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Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2007
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 3 votes against, 5 absences, between 2003–2007
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2004–2010
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
4 votes for, 1 vote against, 6 absences, between 1997–2004
Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 1999–2007
Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
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To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will issue guidance to primary care trusts implementing local enhanced services on incentives for primary care health professionals to identify and treat men and women over the age of 50 with (a) osteoporosis and (b) a history of fragility fractures.
To ask the Prime Minister what further consideration he has given to the matters raised in the letters from the hon. Member for Erith and Thamesmead of 15 April, 28 May and 8 December 2009 on the treatment of compensation payments and calculation of benefits in respect of service personnel killed in action.
To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what assessment he has made of the value for money of operating rail passenger services under public ownership; and if he will make a statement.
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Former Labour MP for Erith and Thamesmead
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
Also represented Woolwich
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Trade and Industry
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Dartford Crossing
- Bujagali Dam (Uganda)
- National Offender Management Service
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (7 Nov 2007 to 8 Dec 2009)
- Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Health Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 1 Nov 2005)
- Member, Health Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
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- Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all John Austin’s speeches
- Has received answers to 13 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 57.76% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 20–21 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 70 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 118 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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