A selection of Ian Stewart's votes
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Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 1997–2004
Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 10 votes against, between 2003–2007
Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT
Voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2004–2010
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
25 votes for, 0 votes against, 17 absences, between 2006–2009
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
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To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what contracts his Department has with private hire taxi companies; and what expenditure his Department has incurred on such contracts in each year since his Department was established.
To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what information his Department (a) holds and (b) has access to on (i) the number of heavy trucks and lorry drivers (A) employed and (B) self-employed in each EU and EFTA member state, (ii) the average hours worked by each category of driver in each such state in the latest period for which figures are available and (iii) the average...
To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what estimate he has made of the number of heavy trucks and lorry drivers (a) employed and (b) self-employed in the UK; what estimate he has made of the average hours worked by each category of driver in the latest period for figures are available; and what estimate he has made of the average (i) hourly and (ii) weekly earnings of heavy...
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Former Labour MP for Eccles
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Departmental Taxis
- Departmental Scientists
- Sick Pay
- Child Support Agency
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (24 Nov 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee (7 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (18 Apr 2008 to 7 Oct 2009)
- Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 18 Apr 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon Alan Johnson, Secretary of State), Department of Trade and Industry (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- PPS (Mr Stephen Timms, Financial Secretary), HM Treasury (2 Nov 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- PPS (Mr Stephen Timms, Minister of State), Department of Trade and Industry (13 May 2004 to 2 Nov 2004)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Ian Stewart’s speeches
- Has received answers to 23 written questions in the last year — 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 68.87% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 64 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 117 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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