A selection of Ben Bradshaw's votes
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Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2007–2016
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
99 votes for, 11 votes against, 33 absences, between 2006–2019
Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 17 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2018
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
10 votes for, 5 votes against, 1 absence, between 1997–2017
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Welcome, Mr Speaker. Given the gaps and inaccuracies in his account of the three years that he spent in Russia, why was Dominic Cummings inexplicably granted the highest developed vetting status, yet is routinely denied access to secret intelligence? What damage is this unprecedented arrangement doing to our vital security arrangements with our Five Eyes partners?
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the national sexual health strategy will address inequalities in sexual health.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to publish the national sexual health strategy, announced in the Government's response to the Health and Social Care Committee's report on Sexual Health, CP186.
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Former Labour MP for Exeter
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Ben Bradshaw campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department of Health
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Culture Media and Sport
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- HIV Infection: Drugs
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (31 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Health and Social Care Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (28 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Health and Social Care Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (17 Sep 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (5 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (South West) (29 Jun 2007 to 9 Jun 2009)
- The Minister of State, Department of Health (28 Jun 2007 to 5 Jun 2009)
- Minister of State (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Local Environment, Marine and Animal Welfare) (10 Nov 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Local Environment, Marine and Animal Welfare) (13 Jun 2003 to 10 Nov 2006)
- Parliamentary Secretary (Privy Council Office) (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
- Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (11 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (17 Nov 1998 to 11 May 2001)
- Member, European Legislation Committee (15 Jul 1997 to 17 Nov 1998)
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- Has spoken in 58 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Ben Bradshaw’s speeches
- Has received answers to 78 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 80.78% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
- 116 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 883 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.
1. Employment and earnings
Payment from ComRes, Coveham House, Downside Bridge Road, Cobham KT11 3EP, for opinion surveys:
16 November 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 04 December 2018)
17 December 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 09 January 2019)
I am a member of the Humboldt Advisory Board, Humboldt University, Mohrenstraffe 60, 10117 Berlin. Where possible, I attend annual Advisory Board meetings in Berlin, the costs of which are met by the University. To date, these have been below the registrable threshold. (Registered 8 October 2013; updated 10 June 2014 and 19 October 2015)
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