A selection of Jonathan R Shaw's votes
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Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007
Consistently voted for more EU integration Show votes
39 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2006–2009
Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 1997–2004
Almost always voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
7 votes for, 1 vote 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
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More of Jonathan R Shaw’s recent appearances
Former Labour MP for Chatham and Aylesford
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
- Education and Skills
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Trade and Industry
- Chatham Dockyard
- Waste Paper Exporters
- Rail Services (Kent)
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (Disabled People), Regional Affairs (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Disabled People), Department for Work and Pensions (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Disabled People; Minister for the South East), Department for Work and Pensions (9 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Disabled; Minister for the South East), Department for Work and Pensions (7 Oct 2008 to 9 Oct 2008)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions (6 Oct 2008 to 7 Oct 2008)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Marine, Landscape and Rural Affairs) and Minister for the South East), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (28 Sep 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (and Minister for the South East), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (28 Jun 2007 to 28 Sep 2007)
- Assistant Whip (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Ruth Kelly, Secretary of State), Department for Education and Skills (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- Member, Draft Children (Contact) and Adoption Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Feb 2005 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Education & Skills Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
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- Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Jonathan R Shaw’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 low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 83.93% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 22 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above 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.
- 39 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 249 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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