A selection of James Morris's votes
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Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 6 absences, between 2012–2014
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
8 votes for, 2 votes against, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2016
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2017
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
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I commend the Secretary of State for his approach to this complex matter, but any discussion of English devolution is absent from the White Paper. To what extent does he envisage an opening up of opportunities for further legal powers to be devolved to the English regions and how might that work?
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what progress has been made on proposed changes in the guidance on public rights of way; and from when the revised version of that guidance will be effective.
What steps her Department is taking to support stability and prosperity in Afghanistan.
More of James Morris’s recent appearances
Former Conservative MP for Halesowen and Rowley Regis
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
James Morris campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Education
- Communities and Local Government
- Innovation and Skills
- Home Department
- Social Services: Children
- Rights of Way
- Atos Healthcare
- Regional Planning and Development: North of England
- Public Sector Mutuals
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 23 Jun 2014)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all James Morris’s speeches
- Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below 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 90.79% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 65 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 124 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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