How Christopher Chope voted since 2001
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Voted moderately for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted a mixture of for and against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted very strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Christopher Chope quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament
Conservative MP for Christchurch
Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election
Also represented Southampton, Itchen
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Congestion Charging
- Individual Learning Accounts
- Official Travel
- Equitable Life
Currently held offices
- Member, Justice Committee
- Member, Privileges Committee
- Member, Standards Committee
- Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Standards and Privileges (12 Dec 2012 to 7 Jan 2013)
- Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) (7 May 2008 to 27 Nov 2008)
- Member, Administration Committee (16 Nov 2006 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Procedure Committee (13 Dec 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment & Transport (9 May 2005 to 20 May 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Environment and Transport (6 Jul 2004 to 9 May 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Environment & Transport (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Future MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
- Leasehold Reform (Amendment) Bill Committee (0 out of 1)
- Chairman, Deregulation Bill Committee (9 out of 18)
- Chairman, Children and Families Bill Committee (10 out of 19)
- Chairman, Defamation Bill Committee (1 out of 5)
- Mobile Homes Bill Committee (0 out of 1)
- Legislation (Territorial Extent) Bill Committee (0 out of 2)
- Chairman, Finance (No. 2) Bill Committee (2 out of 5)
- Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims (Amendment) bill Committee (0 out of 1)
- Chairman, Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill Committee (8 out of 20)
- Local Government Ombudsman (Amendment) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Debt Relief (Developing Countries) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Flood and Water Management Bill Committee (4 out of 10)
- Chairman, Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill Committee (11 out of 18)
- Chairman, Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Chairman, National Insurance Contributions Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Crown Employment (Nationality) Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Chairman, Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Bill Committee (9 out of 18)
- Chairman, Child Maintenance and Other Payments Bill Committee (7 out of 11)
- Financial Mutuals Arrangements Bill Committee (0 out of 1)
- Chairman, Education and Inspections Bill Committee (10 out of 21)
- Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Road Safety Bill Committee (9 out of 9)
- School Transport Bill Committee (2 out of 4)
- Traffic Management Bill Committee (9 out of 9)
- Civil Partnership Bill Committee (5 out of 5)
- Finance Bill Committee (13 out of 16)
- Industrial and Provident Societies Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
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- Has spoken in 53 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 61 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 53.78% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 37 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 99 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Christopher Chope’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1751 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.
1. Remunerated directorships
Carclew Limited; small private company which provides business consultancy services but excludes advice on parliamentary or public affairs (not trading).
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK
Address of donor: Members Hill, Brooklands Road, Weybridge, KT13 0QU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets and associated hospitality at Twickenham at an approximate value of £400
Date of receipt of donation: 16 November 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 16 November 2013
Donor status: company, registration 01501573
(Registered 4 December 2013)
9. Registrable shareholdings
(a) Carclew Limited (not trading).
I am a barrister, currently non-practising.
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