A selection of Diana R. Johnson's votes
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Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 10 votes against, 2 absences, between 2013–2016
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 15 votes against, 2 absences, between 2012–2014
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 19 votes against, 4 absences, between 2010–2015
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 5 votes against, 6 absences, between 2011–2016
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To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Answer of 11 January 1988 to the right hon. Member for Birkenhead, Official Report, column 184W, on contaminated blood products, if he will place a copy of the letter sent to that right hon. Member in the Library.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps to ensure that Arriva does not reduce the (a) number of staff on trains and (b) pay of any staff during the implementation of driver controlled operation in the Northern Rail franchise.
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Former Labour MP for Kingston upon Hull North
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Diana R. Johnson campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Department
- Department of Health
- Home Office
- Innovation and Skills
- Blood: Contamination
- Forensic Science
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (8 Oct 2010 to 18 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Health) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Schools) (9 Jun 2009 to 13 May 2010)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (2 Jul 2007 to 10 Jun 2009)
- PPS (Rt Hon Stephen Timms, Chief Secretary), HM Treasury (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- PPS (Mr Stephen Timms, Minister of State), Department for Work and Pensions (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 5 Dec 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 110 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Diana R. Johnson’s speeches
- Has received answers to 557 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 60.39% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
- 91 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 526 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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