A selection of Caroline Flint's votes
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Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 19 votes against, 4 absences, between 2010–2015
Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 16 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2014
Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
9 votes for, 3 votes against, 3 absences, between 1997–2016
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 11 votes against, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
1 vote for, 45 votes against, 8 absences, between 2014–2016
Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
5 votes for, 1 vote against, 5 absences, between 1999–2016
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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the reasons are for the time taken for Home Office Type Approval for mobile evidential breath testing equipment.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how long it took to award type approval to drugalysers.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reasons type approval of mobile evidential breathtesting equipment has taken longer than that of drugalysers.
More of Caroline Flint’s recent appearances
Former Labour MP for Don Valley
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Caroline Flint campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Energy and Climate Change
- Department for Energy and Climate Change
- Communities and Local Government
- Home Department
- Energy: Prices
- Green Deal Scheme
- Renewable Energy
- Warm Front Scheme
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (7 Oct 2011 to 14 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Minister of State (Europe) (3 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
- Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Housing) (24 Jan 2008 to 3 Oct 2008)
- Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (Yorkshire and the Humber) (28 Jun 2007 to 9 Jan 2008)
- Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Employment and Welfare Reform) (28 Jun 2007 to 25 Jan 2008)
- Minister of State (Department of Health) (Public Health) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (13 Jun 2003 to 10 May 2005)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (30 Apr 2003 to 7 Jul 2003)
- Member, Administration Committee (30 Jan 2001 to 19 Jan 2005)
- Member, Education Sub-committee (23 Jul 1997 to 13 Dec 1999)
- Member, Education & Employment Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 13 Dec 1999)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Caroline Flint’s speeches
- Has received answers to 31 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 70.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 38 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 109 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 841 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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