Annette Brooke

Former MP, Mid Dorset and North Poole

Mid Dorset and North Poole Liberal Democrat

A selection of Annette Brooke's votes

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  • Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
  • Generally voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction 23 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department has taken to explore the use of flat-pack housing as a means of tackling housing shortages.
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction 23 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of flat-pack housing as a solution to housing shortages in rural areas.
  • Amendment of the Law 19 Mar 2015

    May I start by apologising for my absence during part of the debate? I am pleased to be here now to make a short contribution. I have been following Budgets for decades, because my former occupation was that of an economics teacher and I always liked to use real-world examples in my lessons. I remember the first time I sat in the House to listen to a Budget speech; it was absolutely awesome....

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Former Liberal Democrat MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Education and Skills
  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Education
  • Prisons
  • Children: Day Care
  • Departmental Detergents
  • Children: Databases
  • Mental Health

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party (5 Jun 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 7 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (28 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (24 Apr 2006 to 28 Jan 2008)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 2 May 2006)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (16 May 2005 to 12 Apr 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Children, Schools and Families) (1 Jun 2004 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (21 Mar 2003 to 20 Dec 2007)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jan 2001 to 1 Jan 2003)

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Annette Brooke’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 71 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 72.72% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 17 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 62 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 416 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

11. Miscellaneous
Joint owner with my husband of Broadstone Minerals, a small retail and wholesale business dealing in rocks, minerals and gemstones. (Updated 31 December 2014)

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