A selection of Andy Reed's votes
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Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
8 votes for, 3 votes against, between 2003–2007
Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 1999–2007
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2004–2010
Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
Consistently voted for more EU integration Show votes
40 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2006–2009
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We have a very short time in which consider the Bill. Would it not have benefited from pre-legislative scrutiny, given that it is so technical and few Members probably understand all aspects of it? If it were to be defeated on Third Reading, I would look forward to it coming back and being scrutinised in such a way.
To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families for what reasons Leicestershire county council's bid for funding from Building Schools for the Future was not recommended by Partnerships for Schools in the most recent funding round; and on what date his Department wrote to Leicestershire county council to inform them of these reasons.
Leicestershire county council failed to get its BSF bid beyond the Partnerships for Schools process and on to Ministers' desks. Will Ministers assure me that they will explain the reasons for that, and will they join me in urging the council to talk to all who oppose the bid, so that we can achieve a genuine consensus and partnership locally and the bid can be submitted again in the near future?
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Former Labour MP for Loughborough
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)
Party was Labour/Co-operative until 11 Apr 2005
Topics of interest
- Culture Media and Sport
- Education and Skills
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Hearing Impaired
- Physical Activity
- Education Funding
- Sunday Trading
Other offices held in the past
- PPS (Rt Hon Dawn Primarolo, Paymaster General), HM Treasury (20 Nov 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- PPS (John Healey, Financial Secretary), HM Treasury (10 Nov 2005 to 20 Nov 2006)
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Andy Reed’s speeches
- Has received answers to 17 written questions in the last year — 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 78.12% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 44 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 183 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
I have the services of a researcher who is employed by Business in Sport and Leisure
(BISL) to work for me in my capacity as Chair of the Sports Caucus, a small group of MPs with a common interest in sport. Through BISL he is paid for his work on the Caucus by Sport England, UK
Sport, the Central Council for Physical Recreation and the Local Government Association
, each of whom pay in excess of £1,000.
I have the services for four days a week of an intern sponsored by CARE
(Christian Action, Research and Education).
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Bible Society
Address of donor: Stonehill Green, Westlea, Swindon, SN5 7DG.
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £2,416.32
Destination of visit: India
Purpose of visit: for the bicentennial celebrations of the Bible Society of India
, and to see the work that the society is carrying out in Delhi and Kolkata and to meet with Indian MPs.
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