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- 11th May to 2nd June 2020
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- 2nd to 9th June 2020
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- 10th June 2020 onwards
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A selection of Chris Mole’s votes
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Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2004–2010.
Consistently voted for more EU integration Show votes
40 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2006–2009.
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007.
Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2008.
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2003–2007.
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2004.
We have lots more plain English analysis of Chris Mole’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Chris Mole’s full vote analysis page for more.
holding answer 30 March 2010 HS2 Ltd.'s preferred route option passes through the following parliamentary constituencies in force in the present Parliament: Aylesbury Banbury Beaconsfield Birmingham Erdington Birmingham Hodge Hill Birmingham Ladywood Brent East Brent South Buckingham Chesham and Amersham Daventry Ealing, Acton and Shepherds Bush Ealing North Holborn and St. Pancras Hampstead...
HS2 Ltd. commissioned Imperial College to undertake traction energy modelling, which included the impact of station stops. This report was published earlier this month and is available on HS2 Ltd.'s website www.hs2.org.uk/supporting-documents-temp
The Department for Transport does not hold this information in the form requested. The completion of the potential HS2 core network would accelerate surface access to certain UK airports, but actual time savings would depend on rail and airline service patterns and timetabling at that time.
More of Chris Mole’s recent appearances
Former Labour MP for Ipswich
Entered the House of Commons on 22 November 2001 — Byelection
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)
Topics of interest
- Culture Media and Sport
- Home Department
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Young People Reoffending
- Military Medical Policy
- Work Force Skills
- Science Degrees
Other offices held in the past
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Transport (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- PPS (Rt Hon John Healey, Minister of State), Department for Communities and Local Government (11 Nov 2008 to 30 Dec 2008)
- Assistant Whip (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
- PPS (John Healey, Minister of State), Department for Communities and Local Government (28 Jun 2007 to 11 Nov 2008)
- Member, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (14 May 2007 to 3 Jun 2008)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (16 Jan 2007 to 20 Aug 2008)
- PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State), Department for Communities and Local Government (8 May 2006 to 6 Sep 2006)
- PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- Member, Information Committee (14 Dec 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee) (28 May 2004 to 11 Jun 2004)
- Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Urban Affairs Sub-committee Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
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