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A selection of James Plaskitt's votes
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Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 3 votes against, 5 absences, between 2003–2007
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
7 votes for, 1 vote against, between 1999–2007
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2004–2010
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007
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
We have lots more plain English analysis of James Plaskitt’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit James Plaskitt’s full vote analysis page for more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what information the Care Quality Commission holds on the payment of compensation from public funds by health authorities and agencies to private companies and individuals; and if he will place a copy of that information in the Library.
The nine Sure Start children's centres in my constituency are doing an exceptional job. One head teacher, whose school has a centre attached to it, has told me that it would be a massive backward step to restrict access to that centre in any way, so can my right hon. Friend assure him and me that we will not do that?
As you rightly said, Mr. Deputy Speaker, this is a very important debate. I know that young people will be following our proceedings, and I am pleased to make a contribution, not only because of that, and not only because I am a recovering academic. I taught in the university system in the mid-1980s, and I recall what it was like at that time-the inadequate facilities that we were trying to...
More of James Plaskitt’s recent appearances
Former Labour MP for Warwick and Leamington
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
- Home Department
- Work and Pensions
- Energy and Climate Change
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Energy Efficiency Scheme: West Midlands
- Assisted Suicide
- Home Energy Efficiency Scheme
- Child Support Agency
- Cleaner Road Fuels
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Treasury Committee (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, West Midlands Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions (11 May 2005 to 6 Oct 2008)
- Member, Treasury Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Treasury Sub-committee Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Future MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all James Plaskitt’s speeches
- Has received answers to 5 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 87.03% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
- 56 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 268 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.
1. Remunerated directorships
De Brus Marketing Ltd, Warwick Street, Leamington Spa (non-executive) (from 1 March 2009).
Payment received in September 2009 of £1,300 for 3 days work as non-executive director, carried out between March and September 2009. The work comprised briefings on the Government's employment policies and two meetings at the company's offices. (Registered 13 October 2009)
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