A selection of Iain Stewart's votes
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Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
16 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2012–2018
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
51 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, between 2011–2016
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As ever, it is a pleasure to speak under your chairmanship, Madam Deputy Speaker. I am very grateful for this opportunity to speak about what I fully accept is not the most pressing issue on the railways today, and I make it clear at the outset that I know that many passengers on lines affected by the chaos from the new timetables on Northern and Govia Thameslink Railway would welcome any...
I should declare that I am a railway buff and therefore have an unhealthy level of detailed knowledge about these matters. My hon. Friend has made a good point. There is a trade-off to be made between having comfortable seats and having enough seats. I shall return to that in a moment, but he is right to say that the comfort and safety of those who work on our railways are as important as the...
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Former Conservative MP for Milton Keynes South
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
Iain Stewart campaigned to leave the European Union
- Department for Transport
- Department for Business
- Innovation and Skills
- Department of Health
- HM Treasury
- Schools: Snow and Ice
- Soft Drinks: Taxation
- Students: Loans
- Funeral Payments
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Selection Committee (4 Sep 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Assistant Whip (26 Jul 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Transport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 5 Nov 2018)
- Member, Transport Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Transport Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 4 Nov 2013)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Iain Stewart’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 medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 94.17% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 129 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 204 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Royal Automobile Club Motor sports Association Ltd (trading as Motorsports UK)
Address of donor: Motor Sports House, Riverside Park, Colnbrook SL3 0HG
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to attend the British Grand Prix
at Silverstone, total value £1,220
Date received: 14 July 2019
Date accepted: 14 July 2019
Donor status: company, registration 1344829
(Registered 30 July 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Hitachi Rail
Address of donor: 7th Floor, One New Ludgate, 60 Ludgate Hill, London EC4M 7AW
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £410; train tickets £115; accommodation £451; transfers £75; catering £20; total £1,071
Destination of visit: Rome and Pistoria, Italy
Dates of visit: 13-16 June 2019
Purpose of visit: Study trip visit Hitachi Rail's Pistoria Facility and Italian high speed rail.
(Registered 11 July 2019)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
From 4 May 2013, shareholding in SuitLink Ltd, an on-line social media company. The company is now dormant. (Registered 07 May 2013; updated 14 January 2015)
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