A selection of Dan Norris's votes
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Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 1997–2004
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2004–2010
Voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 6 absences, between 2003–2007
Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007
Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, 5 absences, between 1999–2007
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Former Labour MP for Wansdyke
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)
Topics of interest
- Education and Skills
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Education Provision(Bath and North East Somerset)
- Middle East
- Key Stage Tests
- Public Libraries: Internet
Other offices held in the past
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Members' Allowances Committee (10 Feb 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon David Miliband, Secretary of State), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jan 2009)
- PPS (Rt Hon Peter Hain, Secretary of State), Northern Ireland Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2005 to 18 Jul 2006)
- Assistant Whip (12 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Dan Norris’s speeches
- Has received answers to 1 written question 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 80.36% 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 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 40 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 38 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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