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A selection of Annette Brooke's votes
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Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
43 votes for, 14 votes against, 11 absences, between 2006–2014
Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
9 votes for, 1 vote against, between 2010–2013
Voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, in 2013
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
16 votes for, 1 vote against, 5 absences, between 2008–2013
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
6 votes for, 4 votes against, 7 absences, between 2011–2014
We have lots more plain English analysis of Annette Brooke’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Annette Brooke’s full vote analysis page for more.
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.
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.
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....
More of Annette Brooke’s recent appearances
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
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Education and Skills
- Schools and Families
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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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 WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 72.72% 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 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 51 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?)
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