Sometimes rebels against their party in this parliament
How James Clappison voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted moderately against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly against the hunting banDetails
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted moderately against a smoking banDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately for a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted moderately for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
May I warmly welcome the Government’s declaration on female genital mutilation? Does my right hon. Friend agree that political or cultural sensitivities should never get in the way of tackling what is an awful abuse and crime?
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs with reference to the publication by Christian Solidarity Worldwide, Indonesia: Pluralism in peril, what assessment he has made of the conclusions of that report; what representations he has made to the Indonesian government about tolerance for religious communities including Christians; and if he will make a statement.
What assessment do Ministers make of reports that Iran is stepping up its already considerable military assistance to the Syrian regime?
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Conservative MP for Hertsmere
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Education and Skills
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- New Deal
- Jobcentre Plus
- Higher Education: Admissions
Other offices held in the past
- Member, International Development Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 14 Feb 2011)
- Shadow Minister, Work and Pensions (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister, Work & Pensions (6 Jul 2007 to 8 Sep 2009)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (23 Jan 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee) (to 11 Jun 2004)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 30 written questions in the last year — 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 68.85% 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") 779 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
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Member of Lloyd's. (Resigned 31 December 1994.)
Categories of business underwritten for open years: All.
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.
28 rented houses in East Yorkshire, five of which are registered in joint names with my wife. (Updated 29 August 2013; updated 27 November 2013)
Barrister, not undertaking work.
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