David Drew

MP, Stroud

Stroud Labour/Co-operative

David Drew’s voting in Parliament

David Drew is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

However, David Drew sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • David Drew almost always voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests, while most Labour/Co-operative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • David Drew consistently voted for higher taxes on alcoholic drinks, while most Labour/Co-operative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • David Drew consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour/Co-operative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • David Drew generally voted against equal gay rights, while most Labour/Co-operative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • David Drew generally voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour/Co-operative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • David Drew generally voted against more EU integration, while most Labour/Co-operative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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David Drew

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Stroud

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Party was Labour/Co-operative until 11 Apr 2005; Labour until 12 Apr 2010

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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Sudan
  • Western Sahara
  • Bovine TB
  • Bovine Tuberculosis
  • Housing

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, South West Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all David Drew’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • People have made 24 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 97 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Drew’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 769 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
I am provided with an intern sponsored by CARE (Christian Action, Research and Education).

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