A selection of Alison Seabeck's votes
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Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2012
Consistently 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 2011–2014
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, between 2010–2015
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 10 votes against, between 2010–2013
Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2007–2012
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
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To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what guidance his Department issues to NHS England on sharing accountability for prescribed specialised services with clinical commissioning groups.
I place on record my indirect interests in the register entry for my right hon. Friend the Member for Greenwich and Woolwich (Mr Raynsford). The Chancellor had a throwaway line in the Red Book referring to a review he plans to undertake if he is re-elected and in government about whether the airport in Plymouth is needed and should be reopened. Let me point him in the first instance to the...
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much LIBOR funding to date has been awarded to organisations or projects that benefit from the wider armed forces community (a) nationwide, (b) in England, (c) in Northern Ireland, (d) in Scotland and (e) in Wales.
More of Alison Seabeck’s recent appearances
Former Labour MP for Plymouth, Moor View
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election
Also represented Plymouth, Devonport
Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Ministry of Defence
- Defence: Procurement
- Written Questions
- Defence Equipment and Support
- Housing Benefit
- Housing: Construction
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Defence) (7 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Member, Defence Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)
- Member, Backbench Business Committee (29 Jun 2010 to 3 Nov 2010)
- Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (13 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Chair, South West Regional Select Committee (11 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, South West Regional Select Committee (3 Mar 2009 to 11 Mar 2009)
- PPS (Rt Hon Geoff Hoon, Secretary of State), Department for Transport (10 Dec 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (2 Jul 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
- Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (27 Jun 2006 to 23 Oct 2006)
- PPS (Rt Hon Geoff Hoon, Minister of State), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 27 Jun 2006)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 Nov 2007)
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- Has spoken in 46 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Alison Seabeck’s speeches
- Has received answers to 129 written questions in the last year — well above 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 74.98% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 61 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 237 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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