The Yorkshire Post analysed the parliamentary performance – in terms of debates, questions asked and voting record – of our region’s MPs. Aisha Iqbal reports.
They are paid to be your voice in Parliament – but it seems that many of them have lost their own.
A new analysis of parliamentary performance by The Yorkshire Post has revealed the county’s quietest and loudest MPs – and there are some surprises.
The findings, based on data from the TheyWorkForYou website, compared the number of times every MP has spoken in debates, received written answers to questions and voted in House of Commons votes in the past 12 months.
Of the current 54 elected Yorkshire MPs, Skipton and Ripon MP Julian Smith scored the lowest possible – zero – on two of the three indicators.