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Richard Younger-Ross

Former Liberal Democrat MP for Teignbridge

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A selection of Richard Younger-Ross's votes

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Former Liberal Democrat MP for Teignbridge

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

  • Defence
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Iraq
  • Departmental Written Questions
  • IT Contracts
  • Combined Heat and Power
  • Visitor Entrance

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Culture, Media and Sport Minister (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Defence Committee (7 Feb 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 20 Nov 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, Culture, Media & Sport (19 Dec 2006 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 18 Apr 2008)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (30 Jun 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister Local Government & the Regions (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Richard Younger-Ross’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 25 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 58.77% 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 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 52 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 216 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Received a cloth carrier bag (value: £2) for opening the Stokeinteignhead Community Shop. Address: Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 4QA. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 20 November 2009)
Received a book (value: £10) for opening the Christmas market at the Avenue Church, Newton Abbot, Devon. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 20 November 2009)
Received a poster and clip frame (value £3) and box of chocolates (value £5) for participating in a 'Question Time' debate at South Dartmoor Community College, Balland Lane, Ashburton, Newton Abbot, Devon. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 23 March 2010)

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