A selection of Bob Blizzard's votes
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Almost always voted for university tuition fees Show votes
9 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 1997–2004
Consistently voted for more EU integration Show votes
35 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2006–2009
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 2 votes against, 6 absences, between 2003–2007
Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2004–2010
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
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On a point of order, Mr. Atkinson. I commend you on your five and a half hour-plus stint today.
On a point of order, Mr. Atkinson. Thank you for that announcement. We had an agreement to finish clause 90 and the corresponding schedule today. I think the mood of the Committee is that it would be better if we could finish it without adjourning, so I hope that we can have a common purpose and move that way. Would you permit us, if necessary to go a little beyond 4 o’clock in order to...
His daughter has broken her arm, and he has given me his apologies.
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Former Labour MP for Waveney
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)
Topics of interest
- Education and Skills
- Trade and Industry
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Choice and Plurality Policies
- Oil and Gas Industry (Taxation)
- Oil Tax
- Fishing Communities
Other offices held in the past
- Government Whip (6 Oct 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- Assistant Whip (28 Jun 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State), Scotland Office (27 Jun 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State), Department for Transport (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- PPS (Mr Douglas Alexander, Minister of State), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
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- Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Bob Blizzard’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 high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 81.37% 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 16–17 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") 214 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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