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A selection of Christopher Fraser's votes
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Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007
Voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT
Consistently voted against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 39 votes against, 2 absences, between 2006–2009
Almost always voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 5 votes against, in 2007
Consistently voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, between 1999–2007
We have lots more plain English analysis of Christopher Fraser’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Christopher Fraser’s full vote analysis page for more.
Will the Secretary of State finally accept that the Government have failed people in rural areas in terms of fuel poverty? In such areas, there is not a choice of suppliers and the use of a car is a necessity, not a luxury.
Mr. Bill Cash would like to make a contribution. I have cleared it with the Minister, if you are happy, Mr. Letwin.
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Former Conservative MP for South West Norfolk
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
Also represented Mid Dorset and North Poole
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Cancer Treatment
- Departments: Postal Services
- Prostate Cancer
- Legal Aid
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (13 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Cash Converters, Financial Services, 15 Gentlemens Field, Westmill Road, Ware, Hertfordshire. (£25,001-£30,000)
£2.500 plus VAT
received. Hours: 2 days. (Registered 26 August 2009)
£2,500 plus VAT received. Hours: 2 days. (Registered 30 September 2009)
£2,500 plus VAT received. Hours: 2 days. (Registered 3 November 2009)
£2,500 plus VAT received. Hours: 2 days. (Registered 2 December 2009)
£2,500 plus VAT received. Hours: 2 days. (Registered 5 January 2010)
£2,500 plus VAT received. Hours: 2 days. (Registered 2 February 2010)
£2,500 plus VAT received. Hours: 2 days (Registered 8 March 2010)
8. Land and Property
Property in London and farm land and property in Dorset from which rental income is received.
9. Registrable shareholdings
(a) Protean Design; a concept and product design company.
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