A selection of Gwyn Prosser's votes
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Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 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 more EU integration Show votes
40 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2006–2009
Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
9 votes for, 2 votes against, between 2003–2007
Voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, in 2007
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Norfolkline, SeaFrance and P&O Ferries have all attacked Dover Harbour Board's proposals to sell off the port of Dover, accusing it of abuse of power and threatening legal action through the courts. The people of Dover, the seafarers and the port workers all oppose privatisation. Does my right hon. Friend agree that to sell the port of Dover would be the wrong thing? I do not expect that he...
Dover Harbour Board's plans to sell off the port of Dover to the highest bidder have been thrown into chaos and confusion this morning, following the announcement by P&O and the other major port operators that the board may have been misappropriating revenue funds, and that T2, the new terminal, might not go ahead. Will the Leader of the House consider an urgent debate about the issue so that...
It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for North Thanet (Mr. Gale), who might be surprised to hear that I agree with some, but not all, of the points that he raised. I am not here to speak for other MPs' constituents, but I certainly want to speak up for my constituents in Dover. I have been using east Kent trains occasionally for 30 years since I first went down to Dover in 1979,...
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Former Labour MP for Dover
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
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Local Government and the Regions
- Animal Welfare
- Sheep Exports
- Live Animal Exports
- Hospital Downrating Rules
- Animal Exports
Other offices held in the past
- Member, South East Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Information Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
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- Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Gwyn Prosser’s speeches
- Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 86.02% 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 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 47 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 60 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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