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A selection of David Curry's votes
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Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 3 absences, between 1999–2007
Voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2004–2010
Almost always voted against university tuition fees Show votes
1 vote for, 10 votes against, between 1997–2004
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
4 votes for, 3 votes against, 35 absences, between 2006–2009
Voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2008
We have lots more plain English analysis of David Curry’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit David Curry’s full vote analysis page for more.
Since we are having a succession of valedictories, I shall try not to be sentimental, maudlin or moralistic. We are talking about the Budget, however, so perhaps I may begin by talking about the two great elephants in the room that have not been raised: the great debate about the value of the renminbi that is taking place in the United States and China, and Germany's role in assisting the...
Does the Prime Minister agree with the French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde that the eurozone has no hope of achieving sustainable recovery while the huge problem persists of a massive German trade surplus and persistently low consumer demand in Germany, and will he express those sentiments to the German Chancellor when he meets her?
Will the Minister give way?
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Former Conservative MP for Skipton and Ripon
Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — 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
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Communities and Local Government
- Home Department
- International Development
- Departmental NDPBs
- Press/Public Relations Officers
- Regional Assemblies
- Sudden Oak Death
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (30 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Liaison Committee (27 Oct 2009 to 8 Dec 2009)
- Chairman, Standards and Privileges Committee (21 Oct 2009 to 27 Nov 2009)
- Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (15 Oct 2009 to 27 Oct 2009)
- Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (18 Jan 2006 to 18 Mar 2009)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Jun 2004)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Column for Local Government Chronicle, EMAP
, Greater London House, London, NW1 7EJ. (Up to £5,000)
(ended 1 October 2009)
Received payment of £663 for writing 3 articles. Hours: 3hrs. (Registered 21 September 2009)
Received payment of £442 for writing 2 articles. Hours: 2hrs. (Registered 8 October 2009)
Payment of £150 for completing an opinion survey with IPSOS
Mori, 79-81 Borough Road, London, SE1 1FY. Hours: 1 hour. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 15 July 2009).
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