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A selection of John Grogan’s votes
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Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
81 votes for, 6 votes against, 9 absences, between 2006–2019.
Generally voted against university tuition fees Show votes
7 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 1997–2017.
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2003–2007.
Voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2004–2010.
Consistently voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, between 2008–2019.
Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2007.
We have lots more plain English analysis of John Grogan’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit John Grogan’s full vote analysis page for more.
It is a great pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Harrogate and Knaresborough (Andrew Jones), a fellow Member of Parliament from Yorkshire. He made a very knowledgeable speech. Indeed, it was a statesmanlike speech, following the statesmanlike speech by my hon. Friend the Member for Hyndburn (Graham P. Jones), whom I congratulate on securing the debate. I am a relative newcomer to this...
Why, under a Conservative Government, was Airedale Hospital’s £22 million bid for renewal of the ward block turned down? Is it not time that the Government adopted the suggestion of NHS Providers of a far larger multi-year capital programme for the NHS, with decisions based on need?
I have always thought that the operation of democracy in a marginal seat is rather like the operation of capitalism: red in tooth and claw. Defending a majority of, say, 249 is rather like trying to run a company in a market that is very competitive; I have done both and what it teaches me is that we must concentrate on what is important in life. Therefore, following the passionate speech...
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Former Labour MP for Keighley
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Also represented Selby
Topics of interest
- Trade and Industry
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Culture Media and Sport
- Departmental Contracts
- Skipton-Colne Railway Line
- NHS Trusts: Subsidiary Companies
- A69: Greenhead
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (20 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (28 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.
Name of donor: Mongolian British Chamber of Commerce
Address of donor: 14 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights with a value of £785.92
Destination of visit: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Dates of visit: 24 -27 January 2019
Purpose of visit: As Chair of the APPG
on Mongolia, to attend and speak at the Mongolian British Chamber of Commerce Burns Supper.
(Registered 18 March 2019)
Unremunerated Director of the Mongolian-British Chamber of Commerce. (Registered 05 July 2017)
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