A selection of Jacqui Lait'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
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 8 votes against, 2 absences, between 1998–2004
Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
5 votes for, 6 votes against, between 2003–2007
Voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2004–2010
Almost always voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, 1 absence, between 1999–2007
Voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2008
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May I add my thanks to you, in particular, Mrs. Humble? It has been a cheerful Committee, despite the degree of disagreement that has been evident. I was very interested in some of the Back-Bench comments. The Committee stage has shown which areas we need to work on on Report and which require more clarification, so your excellent chairing has allowed us to do that. I also want to thank the...
In the interests of co-operation, another thought that has crossed my mind is to give the executive member a status similar to that of an adviser to a Select Committee.
Over which I hope this lot all fall, but never mind.
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Former Conservative MP for Beckenham
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
Also represented Hastings and Rye
Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Information Packs
- Departments: Private Finance Initiative
- Local Government Finance
- Housing: Valuation
- Housing: Low Incomes
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister, Communities and Local Government (6 Jul 2007 to 19 Jan 2009)
- Shadow Minister (London), Communities and Local Government (18 Jan 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Minister (London), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (16 Dec 2005 to 18 Jan 2006)
- Shadow Minister (London), Local Government Affairs & Communities (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (6 Jul 2004 to 20 May 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Home, Constitutional & Legal Affairs (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)
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- Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Jacqui Lait’s speeches
- Has received answers to 19 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 64.52% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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.
- 47 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 346 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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