A selection of Gordon Prentice's votes
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Generally voted against university tuition fees Show votes
7 votes for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, between 1997–2004
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 a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2003–2007
Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2007
Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2004–2010
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To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent discussions he has had with the Post Office on the possible establishment of a Post Bank; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how many times her Department has appealed against a decision notice from the Information Commissioner since 2005.
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Former Labour MP for Pendle
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
- Prime Minister
- House of Lords
- Departmental Postal Services
- Regional Assemblies
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Public Administration Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Public Administration Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
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- Has spoken in 59 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Gordon Prentice’s speeches
- Has received answers to 188 written questions in the last year — well above 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 83.62% 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 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 33 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 367 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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