Liz Kendall’s voting in Parliament
Liz Kendall is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Liz Kendall’s votes.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 41 votes against, 11 absences, between 2014–2016
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, 16 votes against, 2 absences, between 2012–2018
Voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 11 votes against, between 2011–2016
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
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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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
We now know that during the transition, which may well have to be extended, we in the UK will give up our say over the rules that govern large parts of our economy, and that if the backstop comes into play, we will not unilaterally be able to leave it. How is giving up our current say and influence for no say and influence taking back control?
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Following the question from the right hon. and learned Member for Rushcliffe (Mr Clarke), can you advise Members whether you have had any indication about when a statement will be made on the apparent withdrawal agreement with the EU? We hear rumours that a statement may be made tomorrow, but many hon. Members may already have commitments. I understand that...
How will free movement end at the end of March if EU citizens, including people arriving here after March, do not have to do anything different, other than produce their EU passport as they do now?
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Labour MP for Leicester West
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Liz Kendall campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department of Health
- Women and Equalities
- Health Services
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
- Motor Neurone Disease
Currently held offices
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (since 27 Mar 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Health) (Care and Older People) (7 Oct 2011 to 14 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Health) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Liz Kendall’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 78.99% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 153 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from the BBC
, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for appearing on the programme ‘This Week
2 November 2017, received £350 for an appearance on 26 October 2017. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 13 November 2017)
29 December 2017, received £350 for an appearance on 14 December 2017. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 22 January 2018)
25 January 2018, received £350 for an appearance on 18 January 2018. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 12 March 2018
8 February 2018
, received £350 for an appearance on 1 February 2018. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 12 March 2018)
5 March 2018, received £350 for an appearance on 22 February 2018. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 12 March 2018)
8 March 2018, received £350 for an appearance on 1 March 2018. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 12 March 2018)
9 April 2018
, received £350 for an appearance on 29 March 2018. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 16 April 2018)
16 May 2018, received £350 for an appearance on 26 April 2018. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 04 June 2018)
4 June 2018, received £700 for two appearances on 17 and 24 May 2018. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 04 June 2018)
21 June 2018, received £350 for an appearance on 14 June 2018. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 28 June 2018)
24 October 2018
, received £350 for an appearance on 11 October 2018. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 29 October 2018)
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