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A selection of Bill Rammell's votes
See full list of topics voted on
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
8 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 1997–2004
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
8 votes for, 3 votes against, between 2003–2007
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007
Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
34 votes for, 0 votes against, 8 absences, between 2006–2009
Has never voted on encouraging occupational pensions
We have lots more plain English analysis of Bill Rammell’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Bill Rammell’s full vote analysis page for more.
The United States has identified the cluster munitions that it holds on United Kingdom territory as exceeding its worldwide operational planning requirements. We expect that all US cluster munitions will be removed from sites in the UK this year and from all UK territories by 2013 (as declared by Baroness Kinnock during the Cluster Munitions (Prohibitions) Bill Second Reading in the House of...
The Ministry of Defence (MOD) takes any attacks on, or misuse of, its information, networks and associated media storage devices very seriously and has robust procedures in place to mitigate against and investigate such occurrences. Furthermore, new processes, instructions and technological aids are continually being implemented to mitigate human errors and raise the awareness of every...
The requested information is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
More of Bill Rammell’s recent appearances
Former Labour MP for Harlow
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
- Local Government and the Regions
- Home Department
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Millennium Dome
- Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act
- Social Exclusion (Transport)
- Booked Hospital Admissions
- Active Citizenship
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (Armed Forces), Ministry of Defence (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Minister of State, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
- Minister of State (Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education), Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (13 Jul 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
- Minister of State, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (28 Jun 2007 to 13 Jul 2007)
- Minister of State (Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education), Department for Education and Skills (17 Jun 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Minister of State (Universities), Department for Education and Skills (11 May 2005 to 17 Jun 2005)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (28 Oct 2002 to 11 May 2005)
- Government Whip (14 Oct 2002 to 28 Oct 2002)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Future MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Bill Rammell’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 very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 52.80% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 51 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 621 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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