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  • Former Liberal Party Representative for Sturt
  • Left House of Representatives on 18 May 2019 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 13 March 1993 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Christopher Pyne voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly against tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted moderately against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted moderately for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted strongly 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 strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly against extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly against carbon farming. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Resolutions of the Senate: Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission; Consideration of Senate Message (4 Apr 2019)

“The House now suspends?”

Resolutions of the Senate: Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission; Consideration of Senate Message (4 Apr 2019)

“On the points that have been made by the Manager of Opposition Business and by yourself, the position you've previously taken publicly and in this building was that you wouldn't use your casting vote on precedent to change anything. The difficulty with using your casting vote to vote 'no' on this occasion would be that we would actually change something, because the message from the Senate...”

Business: Rearrangement (4 Apr 2019)

“I seek leave to vary the order of business, to deal with the message from the Senate in relation to the Murray-Darling Basin at the conclusion of the member for Reid's valedictory.”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 119 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 6 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 25 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1335 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)