Richard Taylor

Former MP, Wyre Forest

Wyre Forest Independent

A selection of Richard Taylor's votes

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  • Consistently voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Kidderminster Railway Station 6 Apr 2010

    I hope that I am mistaken, but the only module that I have seen is a hideous, glass, square box.
  • Kidderminster Railway Station 6 Apr 2010

    It is a delight to have secured this debate under your chairmanship, Dr. McCrea, right at the end of this Parliament. You will have noticed that this morning's subjects have been crime, poverty and inequality, and public transport-three of the crucial issues that we shall, I think, be returning to repeatedly in the next few weeks. I must declare an interest. First, I am a very small...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Topical Questions 30 Mar 2010

    Will the Secretary of State promote the benefits and safety of midwife-led birth centres distant from consultant obstetric units when they have the right escalation and admission protocols?

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Former Independent MP for Wyre Forest

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

Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)


Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Defence
  • Oil: Waste Management
  • Iraq
  • Obesity: Health Services
  • Local Involvement Networks
  • Worcestershire Health Authority

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, West Midlands Regional Select Committee (30 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Health Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Health Committee (28 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 33 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Richard Taylor’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 16 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 64.44% 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 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 42 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 194 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.


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