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Jamie Briggs, former Representative

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  • Former Liberal Party Representative for Mayo
  • Left House of Representatives on 2 July 2016 — unknown
  • Entered House of Representatives on 6 September 2008 — Byelection

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Jamie Briggs 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 very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted moderately for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted moderately against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 against 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 very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. 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 very strongly against increasing the age pension. 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 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 for 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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Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Defence Procurement (4 May 2016)

“My question is to the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science. Will the minister advise the House how the Turnbull government's Defence plan for local high-tech manufacturing will improve the productivity and competitiveness of the Australian industry? How will innovative manufacturing create jobs and growth for Australians?”

Questions without Notice: Defence Procurement (2 May 2016)

“My question is to the Minister for Foreign Affairs. Will the minister advise the House how the government's historic decision to construct the next generation of Australian submarines in South Australia will strengthen Australia's national security and support a sustainable local shipbuilding industry?”

Questions without Notice: National Security (18 Apr 2016)

“My question is to the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection. Will the minister update the House on the measures this government is taking to strengthen our border security capability? How will these assets continue to keep the people smugglers out of business?”

More of Jamie Briggs's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 22 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 392 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)