A selection of Christopher Huhne's votes
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Almost always voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
5 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2007–2012
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2012
Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2012
Generally voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
15 votes for, 0 votes against, 8 absences, between 2011–2013
Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
13 votes for, 1 vote against, 7 absences, between 2008–2012
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To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a comparative assessment of the adequacy of out-of-hours NHS services run by private companies and run directly by NHS organisations.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will estimate how many foreign vehicles that have been in the country for more than six months are not registered for UK road tax.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what steps he plans to take to ensure that foreign vehicles pay road tax after being in the UK for more than six months.
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Former Liberal Democrat MP for Eastleigh
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 5 February 2013 — Resigned
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Departmental Legislation
- Information Technology
- Departmental Security
- Departments: Air Conditioning
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Home Secretary (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Justice & Lord Chancellor, Ministry of Justice (6 Mar 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Home Affairs, Home Affairs (20 Dec 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Shadow Secretary of State for the Environment, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (21 Mar 2006 to 20 Dec 2007)
- Shadow Minister, Treasury (1 Jun 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
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- Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Christopher Huhne’s speeches
- Has received answers to 30 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2013, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 68.05% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 19 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 109 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 495 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 4 Feb 2013.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant providing advice on business strategy and policy to Nationwide Energy Services Ltd, Matrix Alpha, Northern Boulevard, Matrix Park, Swansea Enterprise Park, Swansea SA6 8RE, a company providing energy saving advice and installations.
Received on 22 October 2012
, £20,500 comprising a £10,000 signature fee and a retainer of £3,500 a month payable in advance for October, November and December 2012
. Hours: estimated at 8 hours a month; 24 hrs in total. (Registered 25 October 2012)
8. Land and Property
Residential and commercial property in the South-East from which rental income is received.(Updated 25 October 2012)
9. Registrable shareholdings
(b) IRISYS, of Towcester, Northants; company makes thermal imagers for process, people and queue monitoring. (Until 5 July 2012
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