A selection of Neil Turner'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 for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2003–2007
Voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2004–2010
Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2004
Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 1999–2007
We have lots more plain English analysis of Neil Turner’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Neil Turner’s full vote analysis page for more.
Wigan has 19 Sure Start centres. Beech Hill primary school is following Westfield, Woodfield and Canon Sharples schools in being rebuilt, and all our secondary schools are being rebuilt through the Building Schools for the Future programme. Can my right hon. Friend guarantee that any Government led by him will continue to invest in our children, the citizens of my constituency and our country?
What assessment he has made of the implications for his Department's policies of the outcomes of the London G20 summit.
Will the Minister expand on that, and tell us whether any countries had been planning for that, and if they were, whether they thought that that was fiscally responsible and their patriotic duty?
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Former Labour MP for Wigan
Entered the House of Commons on 23 September 1999 — Byelection
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
Topics of interest
- Education and Skills
- Trade and Industry
- Health Services
- Policing/Crime Statistics
- Employment Statistics (Wigan)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (10 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon Jim Murphy, Secretary of State), Scotland Office (16 Oct 2008 to 30 Dec 2008)
- PPS (Mr Jim Murphy, Minister of State), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Oct 2008)
- PPS (Rt Hon Ian McCartney, Minister of State), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Ian McCartney, Minister of State), Department of Trade and Industry (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Ian McCartney, Minister without Portfolio), Minister Without Portfolio (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- PPS (Rt Hon Ian McCartney, Minister without Portfolio), Minister Without Portfolio (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Future MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 8 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Neil Turner’s speeches
- Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — below 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 75.70% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 45 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 96 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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