James Clappison

MP, Hertsmere

Hertsmere Conservative

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How James Clappison voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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James Clappison sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: European Council 23 Mar 2015

    Is my right hon. Friend aware that in contradistinction to the views expressed by the Leader of the Opposition, there are millions of ordinary voters in this country who want their say on whether Britain should remain part of the European Union—a say that is long overdue? Is it not absolutely crystal clear that they will get that say only if my right hon. Friend continues to occupy...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Islamic State 26 Feb 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assistance her Department provides to religious minorities affected by the activities of ISIL in Iraq and Syria.
  • [Mr Mike Weir in the Chair] — Holocaust Memorial Day 20 Jan 2015

    It is a privilege to have this opportunity to mark Holocaust memorial day. As colleagues will know, Holocaust memorial day falls exactly one week from today, on 27 January. I thank colleagues who supported the application for this debate, many of whom are here today: my hon. Friends the Members for Ilford North (Mr Scott), for Lancaster and Fleetwood (Eric Ollerenshaw), for Finchley and...

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Conservative MP for Hertsmere

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Education and Skills
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • New Deal
  • Employment
  • Jobcentre Plus
  • Immigration
  • Higher Education: Admissions

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 22 Jan 2007)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 18 Nov 2002)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Development Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 14 Feb 2011)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (10 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2003 to 28 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (28 Jan 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Jan 2002 to 1 Jan 2003)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Jan 2001 to 1 Jan 2002)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Jan 2000 to 1 Jan 2001)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1 Jan 1999 to 1 Jan 2000)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (1 Jan 1997 to 1 Jan 1999)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Environment) (6 Jul 1995 to 1 May 1997)
  • Member, Members' Interests Committee (9 Dec 1994 to 11 Jul 1995)
  • Member, Health Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 24 Jan 1994)

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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 64.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 15 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by 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") 785 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Member of Lloyd's. (Resigned 31 December 1994.)
Categories of business underwritten for open years: All.
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel
Address of donor: c/o Shelley Stock Hunter LLP, 7-10 Chandos St, London
W1G 9DG
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation etc; total value £1,200
Destination of visit: Israel
Date of visit: 10-13 March 2014
Purpose of visit: political delegation to Israel
(Registered 19 March 2014)
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel
Address of donor: c/o Shelley Stock Hunter LLP, 7-10 Chandos St, London
W1G 9DG
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £2,000
Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank
Date of visit: 16-21 February 2014
Purpose of visit: fact finding political delegation
(Registered 21 March 2014)
8. Land and Property
27 acres of farmland, and a cricket pitch let out on a peppercorn rent, in Patrington, East Yorkshire, from which rental income is received.
32 rented houses in East Yorkshire, five of which are registered in joint names with my wife. (Updated 29 August 2013, 27 November 2013, 21 March 2014, 18 June 2014, 4 August 2014 and 7 January 2015)
11. Miscellaneous
Barrister, not undertaking work.

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