Bob Stewart’s voting in Parliament
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Bob Stewart voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
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To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of benefit application procedures on (a) claimants with Alzheimer's disease and memory loss related illnesses and (b) their family and carers.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will take steps to simplify the benefit claims process for (a) claimants with Alzheimer's disease and other memory loss related illnesses and (b) their families and carers.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make it her Department's policy to target early advice on benefit entitlements to (a) sufferers of Alzheimer's disease and memory loss-related illnesses and (b) their families and carers.
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Conservative MP for Beckenham
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Bob Stewart campaigned to leave the European Union
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Innovation and Skills
- Home Department
- Iran: Tanks
- Bosnia and Herzegovina: Politics and Government
Currently held offices
- Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 16 Oct 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- 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 94 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Bob Stewart’s speeches
- Has received answers to 5 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 87.22% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 373 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 30 Sep 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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