Here's the RotY competition website
I'd like to think that this might be the only vote she wins this year but since she has a majority of 13,483 in her Labour constituency of Camberwell & Peckham, I won't hold my breath - it's the 17th safest seat in the country.
Voted moderately for a transparent Parliament.
Voted moderately for introducing a smoking ban.
Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards.
Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals.
Voted strongly for introducing student top-up fees.
Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws.
Voted very strongly for the Iraq war.
Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war.
Voted very strongly for replacing Trident.
Voted very strongly for the hunting ban.
Voted strongly for equal gay rights.
Voted moderately against laws to stop climate change
Register of Members' Interests, but not updated since December 2008.
Charles Moore reviews Hattie's Bible: The Spirit Level
The book seeks to show that inequality produces poor health, more murder, more mental instability, less trust and too much "chronic mobilisation of energy in the form of glucose into the bloodstream", resulting in obesity. Human society is better when we resemble bonobos, the authors claim: apparently these creatures solve problems via mutual masturbation, whereas nasty, rough chimps fight for status. Naturalists inform me, by the way, that bonobos are extremely stupid.Cross-posted