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- Conservative MP for Isle of Wight
- Entered Parliament on 7 June 2001 — General election
- Majority: 12,978 votes. — 289th out of 646 MPs.
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Andrew Turner voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes, speeches
- Voted very strongly against introducing a smoking ban. votes, speeches
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes, speeches
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes, speeches
- Voted strongly against introducing student top-up fees. votes, speeches
- Voted strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes, speeches
- Voted moderately against the Iraq war. votes, speeches
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes, speeches
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes, speeches
- Voted very strongly against the hunting ban. votes, speeches
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes, speeches
- Voted strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes, speeches
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Committees and topics of interest
Select Committee membership
- Member, Justice Committee (since 5 Feb 2008)
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Education and Skills, Home Department, Health, Treasury, Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Correspondence, Parliamentary Questions, Press and Public Relations, Departmental Staff, Zimbabwe
(based on written questions asked by Andrew Turner and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Children and Young Persons Bill Committee (6 out of n/a)
- Political Parties and Elections Bill Committee (11 out of n/a)
- Charities Bill Committee (9 out of n/a)
- National Lottery Bill Committee (8 out of n/a)
- Carers (Equal Opportunities) Bill Committee (1 out of n/a)
- Children Bill Committee (6 out of n/a)
- Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill Committee (9 out of n/a)
- Licensing Bill Committee (17 out of n/a)
- Planning and Compulsory Purchase (Re-committed) Bill Committee (7 out of n/a)
- Local Government Bill Committee (14 out of n/a)
- Education Bill Committee (15 out of n/a)
- Electoral Fraud (Northern Ireland) Committee (4 out of n/a)
- Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill Committee (10 out of n/a)
- Travel Concessions (Eligibility) Bill Committee (2 out of n/a)
- Written Answers — Treasury: Lighthouse Group: Network Data (3 Jun 2009)
“To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations from members of the public he has received on the role of HBOS in the proposed purchase by Lighthouse Group of Network Data Ltd.”
- Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Children: Databases (3 Jun 2009)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many (a) maintained and (b) independent schools have indicated that they will not take part in the ContactPoint database.”
- [Mr. Bill Olner in the Chair] — Light Dues (2 Jun 2009)
“It is a great pleasure to be here, and to be able to bring to the attention of the House the urgent need for reform of light dues—a tax on merchant vessels calling at British and Irish ports. Light dues are intended to cover the cost of providing lighthouses and navigational warnings around the coasts of England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, one or two minor territories in the Red sea and,...”
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- Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 76 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Is a member of 1 select committee (0 as chair).
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2007, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 65% of votes in parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 14 comments on this MP's speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 68 people are tracking whenever this MP speaks — email me whenever Andrew Turner speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 278 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members' Interests
Register last updated: 20 May 2009. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks. Parliament's explanatory notes.
|Type||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Additional Costs Allowance||£19,953 (389th)||£20,064 (384th)||£19,997||£19,983 (308th)||£16,359 (425th)||£14,989 (522nd)||£18,009 (joint 2nd)|
|Incidental Expenses Provision||£14,564 (477th)||£15,869 (546th)||£15,719||£17,326 (393rd)||£17,648 (494th)||£18,104 (338th)||£24,652 (73rd)|
|Staffing Allowance||£82,453 (484th)||£83,669 (349th)||£83,161||£72,664 (231st)||£60,969 (584th)||£65,596 (joint 179th)||£49,662 (195th)|
|Communications Allowance||£6,779 (383rd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£7,870 (305th)*||£5,081 (467th)**||£6,139||£6,783 (470th)||£7,238 (428th)||£6,201 (477th)||£7,196 (359th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£976 (109th)||£1,014 (124th)||£778||£1,053 (joint 175th)||£669 (219th)||£370 (joint 296th)||£264 (324th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£1,110 (189th)||£970 (293rd)||£1,600||£1,235 (joint 221st)||£1,194 (186th)||£1,867 (joint 102nd)||£2,311 (46th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£2,523 (293rd)||£1,528 (joint 491st)||£3,605||£2,333 (358th)||£2,617 (316th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,413 (joint 62nd)||£1,209 (joint 97th)||£1,209||£1,877 (joint 346th)||£1,877 (joint 340th)||£1,877 (joint 332nd)||£1,877 (joint 312th)|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£17,016 (2nd)||£0||£0|
|Total||£137,641 (438th)||£129,404 (463rd)||£132,208||£123,254 (325th)||£125,587 (193rd)||£109,004 (416th)||£103,971 (49th)|