A selection of Andrew Miller's votes
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Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
1 vote for, 15 votes against, 6 absences, between 2008–2013
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, in 2010
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2012
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 15 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2014
Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 11 votes against, 1 absence, between 2003–2012
Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
5 votes for, 2 votes against, 3 absences, between 1999–2012
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Forty-eight years ago, when I first joined the Labour party having been rather angry at the way in which a landlord had treated a neighbour of mine, little did I think that I would end up here. I thought about that when I gave my maiden speech on 6 May 1992. The 23 years between then and now have been extraordinary and I have a lot of people to thank for that, particularly from my local...
Will the Minister reflect carefully on paragraphs 111 to 113 of the Science and Technology Committee’s Legacy report on variant CJD? The Minister gave compelling evidence to our inquiry; the one area of difference was the long-term protection of research funding to give public confidence. Will she look carefully at that and put her response in the public domain?
I did not intend to speak in this debate, but I am particularly interested in the report. Back in 1992, when I was first elected to this place, I complained to the powers that be in the building about the inadequacies of my office. I said that I wanted another telephone line, and the person I spoke to said, “You can’t have another telephone line; you’re only entitled to two.” I said,...
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Former Labour MP for Ellesmere Port and Neston
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Departmental Reviews
- Departmental Data Protection
- Veterans: Radiation Exposure
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Chair, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (10 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (17 May 2006 to 31 Oct 2006)
- Chair, Regulatory Reform Committee (18 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (13 Jul 2005 to 18 Jul 2005)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (11 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- PPS (Team PPS), Department of Trade and Industry (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (17 Jan 2001 to 11 May 2005)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (9 Nov 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)
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- Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Andrew Miller’s speeches
- Has received answers to 2 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 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 75.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above 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.
- 68 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 585 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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