A selection of Liz Blackman's votes
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Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
Consistently voted for more EU integration Show votes
31 votes for, 1 vote against, 6 absences, between 2006–2009
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2004–2010
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
6 votes for, 5 votes against, between 2003–2007
Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
4 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 1999–2007
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007
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What recent assessment he has made of the political situation in Yemen; and if he will make a statement.
I thank my right hon. Friend for that answer. Can he tell the House the outcome of the Gulf Co-operation Council meeting held in Riyadh last month? Can he elucidate the current position on Yemen?
Thank you, Mr. Speaker. First, may I add my condolences to those of my right hon. Friend regarding David Greenhalgh, who lived in Ilkeston in Erewash-my constituency-and was a very brave young man? To receive a diagnosis of cancer must be one of the most frightening experiences in anybody's life. Currently, 94.1 per cent. of patients see a cancer specialist within two weeks. May I welcome the...
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Former Labour MP for Erewash
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Northern Ireland
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Trade and Industry
- International Development
- Digital Broadcasting
- Telecommunications and Broadcasting
- Sewers and Drains Review
- Cabinet Committees
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (27 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Members' Allowances Committee (10 Feb 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon Jim Knight, Minister of State), Department for Children, Schools and Families (30 Dec 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
- Government Whip (28 Jun 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
- Assistant Whip (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Geoff Hoon, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 16 May 2006)
- Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- PPS (Rt Hon Geoff Hoon, Secretary of State), Ministry of Defence (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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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 Liz Blackman’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well 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 89.29% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
- 66 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 72 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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