A selection of Frank Roy's votes
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Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, in 2010
Generally voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 13 votes against, 4 absences, between 2012–2014
Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 2 votes against, 6 absences, between 1999–2012
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2012
Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 9 votes against, 1 absence, between 2003–2012
Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
1 vote for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2004–2011
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Cyber-security is a reserved matter, but will the Minister update the House on any conversations or meetings he has had with Police Scotland or the Scottish Government on this matter?
During discussions on the middle east with his European counterparts, did the Prime Minister explain why the United Kingdom has allowed only 140 refugees from Syria to come into this country?
What discussions has the Minister had with the Scottish Government in relation to the risk and responsibility for communications data?
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Former Labour MP for Motherwell and Wishaw
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- International Development
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Libya: British Nationals Abroad
- Disability Living Allowance: Motherwell
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Committee of Selection (21 Jun 2010 to 13 Oct 2010)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (12 May 2010 to 30 Sep 2010)
- Member, Committee of Selection (8 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- Government Whip (5 May 2006 to 6 May 2010)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
- Member, Defence Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)
- Member, Social Security Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 9 Nov 1998)
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- Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Frank Roy’s speeches
- Has received answers to 31 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 63.20% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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.
- 39 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 46 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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