A selection of John Horam'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
Almost always voted against university tuition fees Show votes
1 vote for, 9 votes against, 1 absence, between 1997–2004
Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
6 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2003–2007
Voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2004–2010
Voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2008
Almost always voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, 2 absences, between 1999–2007
We have lots more plain English analysis of John Horam’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit John Horam’s full vote analysis page for more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what her policy is on the provision of (a) information and (b) information leaflets on (i) attendance allowance and (ii) other welfare benefits in (A) post offices, (B) libraries and (C) other public places.
I never thought that I would stand up in the House and agree with the right hon. Member for Holborn and St. Pancras (Frank Dobson), particularly on health matters, but he made a very important point in his criticism of the Darzi proposals. Having spent millions of pounds on new hospitals in London, the Government now want to make a radical change in favour of treating a huge proportion of...
I congratulate the hon. Member for Bedford (Patrick Hall) on securing this debate. He is an energetic chairman of the all-party group on the Thameslink route, and I am an enthusiastic supporter of that group. As he said, the core part of that important project is the bit between St. Pancras and Blackfriars, but the third stage, to which he referred, is the improvements that we will get up to...
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Former Conservative MP for Orpington
Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
Also represented Gateshead West
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Green Ministers
- Green Minister
- Departmental Ministers
- Environmental Appraisals
- Policies (Environmental Impact)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
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- Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all John Horam’s speeches
- Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 64.98% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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.
- 59 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 816 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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