A selection of Ann Cryer's votes
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Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 6 absences, between 2003–2007
Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
34 votes for, 2 votes against, 6 absences, between 2006–2009
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2004–2010
Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 8 absences, in 2004
Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
5 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 1999–2007
Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
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What assessment has my right hon. Friend made of developments in Afghanistan regarding the well-being of women and their health, education and ability to work for their families?
I have not prepared a speech, but I scribbled a few notes while my hon. Friend the Member for Aberdeen, South (Miss Begg) was speaking. The hon. Member for Castle Point (Bob Spink) asked what feedback we received when we travelled around. I did not attend all the out-of-London hearings, but I went to Manchester, Cardiff and Leeds. It was interesting that many of the people who gave evidence...
I agree, and that is what we all tried to do when we went out into the sticks and talked to people. The Speaker's Conference was started by Speaker Martin. He has been given some hard knocks over the past year or so, so I want to put in a good word for him. The conference was his idea. Unfortunately for us, Speaker Bercow was already a member of the conference, so we lost a member but gained...
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Former Labour MP for Keighley
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
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Offender Management
- National Offender Management Service
- Nuclear Non-proliferation
- Naval Vessels
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
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- Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Ann Cryer’s speeches
- Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 73.45% 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 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 46 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 135 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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