A selection of Mike O'Brien's votes
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Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
Almost always voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
9 votes for, 2 votes against, between 2003–2007
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2004–2010
Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
6 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 1999–2007
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 1998–2004
Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
37 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 2006–2009
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Former Labour MP for North Warwickshire
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Council Borrowing
- Anti-crime Agencies
- Prescription Charges
- Historic Environment
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (Health Services), Department of Health (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Minister of State, Department for Energy and Climate Change (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
- Minister of State (Pension Reform), Department for Work and Pensions (13 Jul 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
- Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (28 Jun 2007 to 13 Jul 2007)
- Solicitor General, Law Officers' Department (11 May 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Minister of State (Energy & e-Commerce), Department of Trade and Industry (4 Nov 2004 to 11 May 2005)
- Minister of State, Department of Trade and Industry (10 Sep 2004 to 4 Nov 2004)
- Minister of State (Trade), Department of Trade and Industry (13 Jun 2003 to 10 Sep 2004)
- Minister of State (Trade), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (13 Jun 2003 to 10 Sep 2004)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office (5 May 1997 to 11 Jun 2001)
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- Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Mike O'Brien’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 medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 80.67% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 36 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 53 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1145 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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