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A selection of David Chaytor's votes
See full list of topics voted on
Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
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 against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2007
Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
22 votes for, 0 votes against, 20 absences, between 2008–2009
Almost always voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
9 votes for, 2 votes against, between 2003–2007
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 1997–2004
We have lots more plain English analysis of David Chaytor’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit David Chaytor’s full vote analysis page for more.
To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many vehicles were exempt from vehicle excise duty as a result of having been first registered prior to January 1973 in each of the last five years.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people under the age of 19 years who are not in employment, education or training are living in supported housing schemes; what assessment she has made of the effects of housing benefit levels on the prospects of such people obtaining employment; and if she will make a statement.
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many and what proportion of young people under the age of 19 years are living in supported housing schemes; and what the maximum weekly housing benefit payable to such people is.
More of David Chaytor’s recent appearances
Former Labour MP for Bury North
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
- Education and Skills
- Trade and Industry
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Energy Efficiency
- Specialist Schools
- Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
- School Statistics
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (27 Apr 2007 to 3 Jun 2008)
- Member, Education & Skills Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 7 Nov 2007)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Education & Skills Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
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- Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all David Chaytor’s speeches
- Has received answers to 28 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 65.61% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 32 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 308 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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