A selection of Phyllis Starkey's votes
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Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007
Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
6 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 1999–2007
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 1997–2004
Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2003–2007
Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
38 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 2006–2009
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I am having some difficulty in following the logic of the hon. Lady's argument. Does she accept that although house building has fallen in the recession, if it were not for Government funding there would be no investment in housing at all? That is not related in the slightest to the planning system, which has not altered as we have gone into recession. Does she accept that during that period,...
My right hon. Friend will be aware that when the Select Committee on Communities and Local Government had a one-off sitting on housing and the credit crunch, all the witnesses from the house building and housing association sectors clearly welcomed what the Government were doing and said that it was not enough. Can he think of anyone from the house building sector who thinks that the...
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) pursuant to the answer of 18 March 2010, Official Report, column 1012W, on arrest warrants: war crimes, on what date the paper 'Arrest Warrants - Universal Jurisdiction' was placed on his Department's website; (2) if he will list all the interested individuals and organisations to which a copy of the paper was sent.
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Former Labour MP for Milton Keynes South West
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
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Department
- Education and Skills
- Middle East: Armed Conflict
- Young People
- Imports: Israel
- EU External Trade: Israel
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Chairman, Communities and Local Government Committee (28 Jun 2006 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Liaison Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Chairman, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 28 Jun 2006)
- Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 20 Jul 2005)
- PPS (Dr Denis MacShane, Minister of State), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Phyllis Starkey’s speeches
- Has received answers to 122 written questions in the last year — well above 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 87.27% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 28 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 43 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 253 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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