A selection of Ronnie Campbell's votes
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Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, between 2004–2011
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 11 votes against, between 2011–2016
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 2012–2018
Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2019
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
8 votes for, 5 votes against, 3 absences, between 1997–2017
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 16 votes against, 8 absences, between 2010–2019
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Mr Speaker, I have been in Parliament for 32 years. I have seen many Speakers in the Chair and I must say you have been the best. As we say in the north-east—it’s not quite the language of the Welsh—you’re a canny laddie. The WASPI women were given a bad deal on their pensions. Does the Prime Minister have any plans to put that wrong right?
Charlie Foster, one of my young constituents—aged seven—has cystic fibrosis. When he has an attack, he feels as if he is breathing through a straw. I have never tried the test, but I will when I get back to my constituency. Young people are suffering very badly because a drug called Orkambi has not been licensed by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. It increases the...
I speak as a serving miner at one time, who had two broken legs. I wonder about this sometimes when I see in the newspapers about this Sir Philip Green and how he stole all the pensions, yet here we are, sitting here and the Government are stealing pensions. They should have their knighthoods taken off them as well.
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Former Labour MP for Blyth Valley
Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Ronnie Campbell campaigned to leave the European Union
- Work and Pensions
- Education and Skills
- Ministry of Housing
- Communities and Local Government
- Local Plans: Northumberland
- Ashwell Prison
- Epilepsy: Pregnant Women
- Further Education (Blyth Valley)
- Social Housing: Rent Arrears
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Health and Social Care Committee (31 Oct 2005 to 26 Nov 2007)
- Member, Catering Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Public Administration Committee (16 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)
- Member, Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration (17 Jun 1987 to 21 Mar 1997)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 8 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Ronnie Campbell’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 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 61.12% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 13–14 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 129 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 166 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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