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Chris Pearce, former Representative

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  • Former Liberal Party Representative for Aston
  • Left House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 14 July 2001 — Byelection

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Chris Pearce voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted moderately against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for 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 very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against 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
  • Has never voted on increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly against extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Has never voted on encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Export Market Development Grants Amendment Bill 2010: Second Reading (16 Jun 2010)

“It is a great pleasure for me to follow the member for Denison. I congratulate him on a wonderful and outstanding parliamentary career. I rise today to give this, my valedictory speech. I have been in this place for nine years. Some might call it a short period of time; others may consider it long. Nevertheless, for me, regardless of the political cycle, where I might sit in this House or...”

Questions without Notice: Economy (26 Nov 2009)

“Mr Pearce interjecting”

Committees: Corporations and Financial Services Committee; Report (23 Nov 2009)

“I rise as a member of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services to speak on the report Inquiry into financial products and services in Australia. From the outset, I want to join with the chair of the committee, the member for Oxley, in acknowledging the disastrous consequences suffered by many people who had invested, in many cases, their life savings in the...”

More of Chris Pearce's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below 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 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 6 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 105 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)