A selection of Phil Hope'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
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2004–2010
Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, between 1997–2004
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 4 votes against, 6 absences, between 2003–2007
Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
4 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 1999–2007
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Former Labour MP for Corby
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)
Party was Labour/Co-operative until 11 Apr 2005
Topics of interest
- Education and Skills
- Work and Pensions
- Local Government and the Regions
- Northern Ireland
- Young People's Services
- Benefit Fraud
- Youth Work
- Work Training and Job Kiosks
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (the East Midlands), Regional Affairs (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Minister of State (the East Midlands), Department of Health (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Minister of State (Care Services; Minister for the East Midlands), Department of Health (9 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
- Minister of State, Department of Health (6 Oct 2008 to 9 Oct 2008)
- Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (28 Jun 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Skills), Department for Education and Skills (3 Aug 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Education and Skills (6 Jun 2006 to 3 Aug 2006)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Adult Skills), Department for Education and Skills (8 May 2006 to 6 Jun 2006)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Education and Skills (11 May 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (16 Jun 2001 to 11 May 2005)
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Phil Hope’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 77.41% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 30 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- 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") 402 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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