A selection of Richard Shepherd’s votes
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Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, in 2010.
Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, 6 absences, between 1999–2012.
Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 2004–2011.
Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2012.
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 6 absences, between 2012–2014.
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, 7 absences, between 2010–2013.
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To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what representations were made to the Government on the constitutional propriety of the General Anti-Avoidance Rule introduced by the Finance Act 2013 (a) in relation to whether the Rule seeks to make citizens responsible for shortcomings of the legislative process, (b) in relation to whether the Rule requires the courts to give effect to interpretations...
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will review the use of subordinate legislation to amend primary legislation; and if he will propose arrangements to restrict such powers to cases of necessity.
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what arrangements are in place for Parliamentary Counsel to refer to the Law Officers proposals for legislation which appear to Parliamentary Counsel to be compliant with the European Convention on Human Rights but objectionable on fundamental grounds of fairness or legislative propriety.
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Former Conservative MP for Aldridge-Brownhills
Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 1979 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Cabinet Office
- Electoral Commission Committee
- Work and Pensions
- Legislative Drafting
- North Sea Camp Prison
- Sexual Health
- Departmental NDPBs
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (26 Jul 2010 to 7 Apr 2014)
- Member, Draft Corruption Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Mar 2003 to 31 Jul 2003)
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (15 Nov 2001 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (30 Jul 1997 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Public Administration Committee (16 Jul 1997 to 1 Feb 2000)
- Member, Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee (20 Jul 1982 to 16 Mar 1992)
- Member, Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee ( 3 Mar 1980 to 8 Mar 1982)
- Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee ( 3 May 1979 to 9 Jun 1983)
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