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Michael Fallon tops ballot for introducing Private Members' Bills

Fallon_michael Sevenoaks Tory MP Michael Fallon has the best hope of introducing backbench legislation after finishing top of the Private Members' Bill ballot.  Julian Brazier was the next best-placed Conservative and then Stephen Crabb.  Via ePolitix.com, here is the full list:

Full ballot results:

  1. Michael Fallon (Con, Sevenoaks)
  2. Sharon Hodgson (Lab, Gateshead East and Washington West)
  3. Andrew Miller (Lab, Ellesmere Port & Neston)
  4. Julian Brazier (Con, Canterbury)
  5. John Heppell (Lab, Nottingham East)
  6. Stephen Crabb (Con, Preseli Pembrokeshire)
  7. Nigel Griffiths (Lab, Edinburgh South)
  8. Mark Lazarowicz (Lab, Edinburgh North & Leith)
  9. Keith Hill (Lab, Streatham)
  10. Tim Yeo (Con, South Suffolk)
  11. Julie Morgan (Lab, Cardiff North)
  12. David Howarth (Lib Dem, Cambridge)
  13. Michael Mates (Con, East Hampshire)
  14. Simon Hughes (Lib Dem, North Southwark and Bermondsey)
  15. Derek Conway (Con, Old Bexley and Sidcup)
  16. Pete Wishart (SNP, Perth and North Perthshire)
  17. Justine Greening (Con, Putney)
  18. Ann Snelgrove (Lab, South Swindon)
  19. Bill Cash (Con, Stone)
  20. Gordon Prentice (Lab, Pendle)

Wikipedia explains PMBs here.


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