David Mowat

MP, Warrington South

Warrington South Conservative

David Mowat campaigned to remain in the European Union

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David Mowat’s voting in Parliament

David Mowat is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of David Mowat’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of David Mowat’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit David Mowat’s full vote analysis page for more.

David Mowat has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: Sustainable Development 21 Oct 2016

    Sustainability and Transformation Plans are local plans and have been developed locally. Neither the Department nor NHS England collects data on whether these plans have been developed with outside advice.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Chemists' Shops: Closures 21 Oct 2016

    Community pharmacy is a vital part of the National Health Service and can play an even greater role. In the Spending Review the Government re-affirmed the need for the NHS to deliver 22 billion in efficiency savings by 2020/21 as set out in the NHS’s own plan, the Five Year Forward View. Community pharmacy is a core part of NHS primary care and has an important contribution to...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Pharmacy 21 Oct 2016

    The Government announced the package of reforms for community pharmacy in 2016/17 and beyond on 20 October 2016. This included full details of how the Pharmacy Access Scheme will operate. This can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/community-pharmac y-reforms

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Conservative MP for Warrington South

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • Departmental Public Expenditure
  • Public Expenditure
  • Occupational Pensions
  • Trade Fairs

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (since 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 7 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Financial Services Bill (Joint Committee) (18 Jul 2011 to 13 Dec 2011)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 5 Nov 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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More about this

  • Has spoken in 75 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all David Mowat’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 90.86% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 263 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Mowat’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 307 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Until 1 October 2015, Residential Property in Cheshire: (i). (Registered 26 March 2012; updated 01 August 2016)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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