A selection of Bridget Prentice'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
Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, between 1998–2004
Consistently voted for more EU integration Show votes
37 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 2006–2009
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
Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 9 votes against, in 2007
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Former Labour MP for Lewisham East
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
Topics of interest
- Local Government and the Regions
- Home Department
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- London Underground
- Unfair Terms Regulations
- Replica Firearms
- Prisons (Drugs)
Other offices held in the past
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Justice (9 May 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs (11 May 2005 to 9 May 2007)
- Member, Court of Referees Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Assistant Whip (13 Jun 2003 to 11 May 2005)
- Assistant Whip (6 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
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- Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Bridget Prentice’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 81.06% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 365 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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