A selection of Bob Stewart's votes
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Generally voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, 5 absences, between 2013–2016
Almost always voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 2 votes against, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 13 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
23 votes for, 63 votes against, 15 absences, between 2013–2019
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
13 votes for, 0 votes against, 5 absences, between 2012–2018
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In the nicest way, I think that my hon. Friend is such a know-all on this subject that he has just talked himself into becoming a junior or even a middle-ranking Brexit Minister after the election.
He is going for a drink.
I thank my good friend for allowing me to intervene on him. Let me follow up on the point from the hon. Member for Strangford (Jim Shannon). Presumably, this digital accounting system will not just be routed into HMRC for tax purposes, but could quite easily be pushed sideways to the Border Force. What we are actually talking about is minimising the paperwork for crossing a border, and that...
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Former Conservative MP for Beckenham
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Bob Stewart campaigned to leave the European Union
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Innovation and Skills
- Home Department
- Iran: Tanks
- Social Security Benefits: Dementia
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (16 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (21 Nov 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Defence Sub-Committee (8 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Defence Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 3 Nov 2014)
- Member, Defence Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 89 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Bob Stewart’s speeches
- Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 87.69% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 144 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 374 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.
Name of donor: Government of Lebanon
Address of donor: Embassy of Lebanon, 21 Kensington Palace Gardens, London W8 4QN
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For my wife and myself, flights £546; hotel £300; dinners approx. £200; transport £60; total value £1,106
Destination of visit: Beirut, Lebanon
Dates of visit: 7-10 November 2018
Purpose of visit: As part of the APPG
on Lebanon, meetings MPs and various ministers. One visit to Balbek.
(Registered 14 November 2018)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Claire Podbielski-Stewart, as part-time Senior Parliamentary Assistant. (Registered 15 May 2015)
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