A selection of John Leech's votes
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Voted a mixture of for and against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
6 votes for, 6 votes against, 5 absences, between 2012–2014
Voted a mixture of for and against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
8 votes for, 10 votes against, 13 absences, between 2011–2015
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2015
Generally voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
4 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2012
Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
2 votes for, 2 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2013
Generally voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 2013
We have lots more plain English analysis of John Leech’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit John Leech’s full vote analysis page for more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether the Government will refund penalty charges for people who subsequently were given a medical exemption certificate.
Health devolution will allow decision makers to prioritise health inequalities in Manchester, but does my right hon. Friend agree that health professionals in the NHS need to be involved in the detailed discussions to make sure that we get the best deal for patients in our local NHS?
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to ensure that the need for a medical exemption certificate has been effectively communicated to sufferers of diabetes by the NHS Business Service Authority and pharmacies.
More of John Leech’s recent appearances
Former Liberal Democrat MP for Manchester, Withington
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Work and Pensions
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Departmental Conditions of Employment
- Roads: Accidents
- Breast Cancer
- Driving: Eyesight
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (21 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Transport) (21 Mar 2006 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Transport Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 21 Jan 2013)
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- Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all John Leech’s speeches
- Has received answers to 11 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 66.34% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 26 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.
- 155 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 145 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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