A selection of Bruce George's votes
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Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2004–2010
Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
4 votes for, 2 votes against, 5 absences, between 2003–2007
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007
Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 1999–2007
Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
37 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 2006–2009
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To ask the Secretary of State for International Development pursuant to the answer of 5 March 2010, Official Report, column 1416W, on Rwanda: politics and government, what representations his Department has made to ensure that full political rights, within the framework of Rwandan law, are upheld.
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent progress has been made on issues covered by point B.10 of the renewed Memorandum of Understanding between the UK and the Government of Rwanda, with particular reference to the registration of opposition parties in advance of presidential elections in August 2010.
It is possible if one has not sought to take a serious view of this Bill to think that it is pretty manageable and pretty understandable. It is all about stopping those under 18 going into salons. But the more one reads about this area of policy, the more one realises how complicated it is. Therefore a public health officer who has not dealt with this issue before will not be able to meet the...
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Former Labour MP for Walsall South
Entered the House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- International Development
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Elections: Monitoring
- Sexual Health
- Election Observers
- Psoriasis/Psoriatic Arthritis
Other offices held in the past
- Chairman, Defence Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Liaison Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
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- Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Bruce George’s speeches
- Has received answers to 12 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 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 69.10% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 49 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 466 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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