A selection of Chris Ruane’s votes
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Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
1 vote for, 19 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2019.
Almost always 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, 15 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2018.
Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2013.
Absences for this policy may be affected COVID-19 restrictions.
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013.
Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 3 votes against, between 2004–2011.
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.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what comparative assessment he has made of the number of NHS overnight beds available in England from 1 April to 30 June in (a) 2010 and (b) 2019.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of year-on-year trends in the level of average weekly earnings in each year since 2010.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department uses Office for National Statistics estimates of personal well-being in formulating policy; and what policies her Department has introduced to improve personal well-being in the last 12 months.
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Former Labour MP for Vale of Clwyd
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Cabinet Office
- Home Department
- Electoral Register
- Written Questions
- Departmental Responsibilities
- Third Sector
- Human Trafficking
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Wales) ( 3 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (20 Jan 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee ( 4 Feb 2013 to 4 Nov 2013)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) ( 7 Oct 2011 to 11 Jan 2013)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) ( 7 Dec 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) ( 7 Dec 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon Caroline Flint, Minister of State), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (16 Oct 2008 to 30 Dec 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon Caroline Flint, Minister of State), Department for Communities and Local Government ( 7 Feb 2008 to 16 Oct 2008)
- PPS (Caroline Flint, Minister of State), Department for Communities and Local Government (29 Jan 2008 to 7 Feb 2008)
- Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 18 Nov 2007)
- PPS (Caroline Flint, Minister of State), Department for Work and Pensions (25 Oct 2007 to 29 Jan 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon Peter Hain, Secretary of State), Wales Office (10 Nov 2005 to 15 Mar 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Peter Hain, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (18 Jan 1999 to 16 Dec 2002)
Future MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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