A selection of Colin Breed's votes
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Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 1999–2007
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
8 votes for, 3 votes against, between 2003–2007
Voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2008
Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2007
Voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2004–2010
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
23 votes for, 5 votes against, 14 absences, between 2006–2009
We have lots more plain English analysis of Colin Breed’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Colin Breed’s full vote analysis page for more.
I rise to support the remarks made by the hon. Member for Fareham (Mr. Hoban). At one stage, many of us thought that the Bill might never come back here at all. Considerable work has been done on it by a lot of people and it includes some important aspects for consumers, so it would have been a great shame if it had not proceeded. The provisions are reasonable given that there has been...
The Liberal Democrats fully support this modest but important Bill, as we supported the original Act. Twenty-six years ago, I was elected to a district council. We would not have needed such proposals then, but times have changed. In the intervening 26 years, not only has the way in which the electorate engages changed, but there has been over-centralisation of this place under both Labour...
I entirely agree with the hon. Gentleman. One simple way of doing that would be to ensure that there is a sense of proportionality. The problem is that we sometimes have exactly the same rules for Oxfam as for a tiny organisation in a small town. We need a sense of proportionality about the way in which charities are administered and controlled.
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Former Liberal Democrat MP for South East Cornwall
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
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Local Government and the Regions
- Foot and Mouth
- Affordable Housing
- Bovine TB
- Rural Bus Services
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Treasury Minister (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (20 May 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Treasury Committee (26 Apr 2006 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister, Treasury (21 Mar 2006 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (24 Jan 2006 to 27 Nov 2008)
- Member, Defence Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 6 Jun 2006)
- Shadow Minister, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (1 Jun 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Defence (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Colin Breed’s speeches
- Has received answers to 20 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 54.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
- 43 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 207 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Lay Associate Member of General Medical Council Interim Orders Panel. Address: General Medical Council, Regent's Place, 350 Euston Road, London NW1 3JN. I receive expenses relating to meetings and work undertaken in that role. (Up to £5,000)
Received £310 on 4 August 2009
. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 3 September 2009)
Received £310 on 21 August 2009. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 3 September 2009)
Received £310 on 1 September 2009. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 3 September 2009)
Received £310 on 4 September 2009. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 September 2009)
Received £310 on 24 September 2009. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 13 October 2009)
Received £310 on 12 October 2009. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 13 October 2009)
Received £310 on 30 October 2009. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 26 November 2009)
Received £310 on 12 November 2009. Hours: 8hrs. (Registered 26 November 2009)
Received £310 on 13 November 2009. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 26 November 2009)
Received £310 on 23 November 2009. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 26 November 2009)
Received £310 on 24 November 2009. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 26 November 2009)
Received £310 on 12 March 2010
. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 23 March 2010)
Received £310 on 17 March 2010. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 23 March 2010)
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contract to provide mentoring and support services to Parliamentarians and their staff in the Iraqi Parliament
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