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Peter Lindsay, former Representative

Photo of Peter Lindsay
  • Former Liberal Party Representative for Herbert
  • Left House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 2 March 1996 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Peter Lindsay voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Has never voted on voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Has never voted on stem cell research. votes
  • Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted strongly against extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing consumer protections. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Health (23 Jun 2010)

“Mr Speaker, on the point of order—”

Questions without Notice: Health (23 Jun 2010)

“Mr Speaker, I request that word be withdrawn because I was responsible for that advertisement, they were my words and—”

Tax Laws Amendment (Foreign Source Income Deferral) Bill (No. 1) 2010: Second Reading (23 Jun 2010)

“The member for Sturt says 2020; I do not know whether it will happen by then. That is a bit early, Member for Sturt!”

More of Peter Lindsay's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 9 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 215 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)