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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How John McVeigh voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
- Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Grievance Debate: Groom Electorate (3 Dec 2019)
“As the 2019 year draws to a close, it is opportune to reflect on the historic achievements, the great successes and, of course, some of the unprecedented challenges we have faced this calendar year in the Groom electorate. Crippling drought conditions provide a backdrop to some of those challenges, alongside recent bushfire experiences that we have had in the region. But I remain enthused,...”
- Statements by Members: Inland Rail (3 Dec 2019)
“Last Friday saw the signing in Toowoomba of the intergovernmental agreement on Inland Rail by the Deputy Prime Minister, representing the Commonwealth government, and Minister Mark Bailey from the state Labor government, representing that state government. It was a great day indeed. I note the member for Lyne raised some of the statistics around Inland Rail, particularly in the state of...”
- Adjournment: Mental Health (2 Dec 2019)
“I was privileged to officially launch a new service in the Groom electorate recently—just a few weeks ago, in fact—that will be at the front line of suicide prevention in our region. The launch happened at our magnificent Empire Theatre in the middle of Toowoomba. Our region includes the surrounding townships of Pittsworth, Oakey and many villages and small communities in between....”
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- Has spoken in 57 debates in the last year — well 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 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 127 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)