A selection of Claire Ward's votes
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Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 1997–2004
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007
Consistently voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 8 votes against, between 2003–2007
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
6 votes for, 1 vote against, 35 absences, between 2006–2009
Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
5 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 1999–2007
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I beg to move, That the Bill be now read the Third time. This Bill will bring about a much-needed overhaul of our criminal law as it applies to bribery. With the Bill on the statue book, we can be proud that United Kingdom law in this area will provide a benchmark for other countries, and with it this country will set the gold standard-I used that term in Committee-for our international...
We had a good opportunity in Committee to debate the important issues relating to consent to prosecution. The hon. Member for Huntingdon (Mr. Djanogly) argued in Committee, as he has done here, that the offences under the Bill are sufficiently serious to justify vesting responsibility for consenting to a prosecution to the Attorney-General rather than to the director of the relevant...
The requested information is shown in the following tables: The number of persons proceeded against at magistrates courts and found guilty at all courts for selected offences, England and Wales, 2006 to 2008( 1, 2, 3) 2006 2007 Statute Offence description Proceeded against Found guilty Sentenced Proceeded against Found guilty Sentenced 10822 Badgers Act...
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Former Labour MP for Watford
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
- Home Department
- Education and Skills
- Local Government and the Regions
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Croxley Rail Link
- Middle East
- Anti-social Behaviour Orders
- Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service
Other offices held in the past
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Justice (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Administration Committee (10 Feb 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Selection Committee (9 Oct 2008 to 10 Aug 2009)
- Government Whip (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
- Government Whip (8 May 2006 to 6 Oct 2008)
- Assistant Whip (11 May 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- PPS (Rt Hon John Hutton, Minister of State), Department of Health (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
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- Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Claire Ward’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 medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 66.23% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 76 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 127 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.
6. Overseas visits
30-31 January 2009
, to Berlin to visit the Total Hydrogen Station, to discuss hydrogen fuel projects. Flights, accommodation and hospitality provided by Total UK
, Watford. (Registered 27 February 2009
13-21 February 2009, to Kenya, as speaker
at the Sigma Independent Retail Pharmacists Conference, accompanied by my husband. Flights, travel, accommodation and hospitality were provided by Sigma Pharmaceuticals
(Watford), who received sponsorship for the conference from a large number of generic drug and retail pharmacist companies. (Registered 27 February 2009)
Name of donor: Sigma Pharmaceuticals plc
Address of donor: Colonial Way, Watford WD24 4JU
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Flights, accommodation, travel and hospitality for me and my husband; value £4500
Destination of visit: China
Purpose of visit: to speak at Sigma Conference for independent retail pharmacists and generic drug manufacturers
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