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  • Liberal Party Representative for Petrie
  • Assistant Minister for Community Housing, Homelessness and Community Services (since 29 May 2019)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Luke Howarth voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • 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 for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Has never voted on 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 against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. 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 decreasing availability of welfare payments. 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 encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Personal Explanations: (31 Jul 2019)

“I seek leave to make a personal explanation.”

Personal Explanations: (31 Jul 2019)

“Yes, I do—most grievously.”

Personal Explanations: (31 Jul 2019)

“Today in question time the member for Blaxland misrepresented me—as did the ABC about a week ago—in relation to the growth in homelessness versus population. Both claimed I referred to the period from the 2011 census to the 2016 census. That's untrue. I was very clear that over a 15-year period from 2001 to 2016, three levels of homelessness reduced despite a 20 per cent increase...”

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  • Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Representative's speeches — above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 15–16 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") 261 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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