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A selection of Paul Clark's votes
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Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 1997–2004
Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 8 votes against, between 2003–2007
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
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2004–2010
We have lots more plain English analysis of Paul Clark’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Paul Clark’s full vote analysis page for more.
On 28 January 2010 mutual recognition of driving disqualifications between the UK and Ireland entered into force. We wish to gain practical experience with our arrangements with Ireland before considering mutual recognition with other member states.
The High Court ruling on 26 March 2010 does not require us to change our policy, which remains to support a third runway at Heathrow subject to conditions, including compliance with limits in respect of noise and local air quality. The ruling acknowledges that the Heathrow decisions announced in January 2009 are part of a continuing process which, under the Planning Act 2008, will involve...
Flamborough Head coastguard rescue team base is located in an old three-storey building. Each storey is a single, small room and the room on the ground-floor is used to house unmanned radio equipment. A single narrow staircase is the only means of access and escape. This arrangement does not meet modern fire safety standards.
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Former Labour MP for Gillingham
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
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Education and Skills
- Work and Pensions
- Communities and Local Government
- Northern Ireland
- Sure Start
- Thames Gateway
- Assembly and Executive
- Water Efficiency
Other offices held in the past
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Transport (6 Oct 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon Ed Balls, Secretary of State), Department for Children, Schools and Families (16 Jul 2007 to 10 Dec 2008)
- PPS (Ed Balls, Secretary of State), Department for Children, Schools and Families (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jul 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon John Prescott, Deputy Prime Minister), Deputy Prime Minister (17 Aug 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon John Prescott, Deputy Prime Minister), Cabinet Office (27 Jun 2006 to 17 Aug 2006)
- PPS (Rt Hon John Prescott, Deputy Prime Minister), Deputy Prime Minister (8 May 2006 to 27 Jun 2006)
- PPS (Rt Hon John Prescott, Deputy Prime Minister), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- Assistant Whip (13 Jun 2003 to 11 May 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Paul Clark’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 80.20% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above 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.
- 50 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 185 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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