Matt Rodda

MP, Reading East

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Reading East Labour

Matt Rodda’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 18 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Bus Journeys: England 18 Jan 2018

    Government cuts have led to the axing or downgrading of 400 bus routes, and passenger numbers are now at a 10-year low. Will the Minister reinstate those services, or, if he is unwilling or unable to do so, will he give local councils the power and resources that they need?
  • Junk Food Advertising and Childhood Obesity — [Nadine Dorries in the Chair] 16 Jan 2018

    I echo the points made by the hon. Member for Erewash (Maggie Throup) and by my hon. Friend the Member for Sheffield, Heeley (Louise Haigh) in her intervention. The effect of diet on children’s health is a serious and substantial problem facing our country. If unchecked, poor diet could undermine the health of millions of children. I believe that it risks setting back the historic...
  • Environmental and Food System Education 19 Dec 2017

    I am grateful to the Minister for giving way, and to you, Sir Henry, for allowing me to intervene. On the point about the importance of observation in science and geography lessons, does the Minister agree with me that observation skills have made a great contribution to the development of science in this country? I think of the work of Charles Darwin and his observation of finches and...

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Labour MP for Reading East

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Social Security Benefits: Domestic Violence
  • Social Security Benefits: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 14 debates since joining Parliament — well below average amongst MPs. See all Matt Rodda’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 4 written questions since joining Parliament — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 87.62% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 9 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jan 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
25 June 2017, received £685 as a Councillor, Reading Borough Council, Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU. Hours: 5 hrs since my election to Parliament. This payment was returned to Reading Borough Council on 27 July 2017. (Registered 06 July 2017; updated 31 July 2017)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Until 10 July 2017, Hemdean People Ltd (formerly Matt Rodda Ltd); a consultancy of which I was the Director. (Registered 06 July 2017; updated 31 July 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Councillor, Reading Borough Councillor. Since 25 July 2017, I draw no allowances. (Registered 27 July 2017)

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