James Clappison

Hertsmere Conservative

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How James Clappison voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details

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James Clappison sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Health: Cancer 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department is taking to ensure that all cancer strategic clinical networks have adequate financial resources to contribute to the achievement in all domains of the NHS Outcomes Framework.
  • Written Answers — Health: Cancer 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps (a) his Department and (b) NHS England are taking to improve the experience of cancer patients at the end of life.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Pakistan 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he plans to make to the Government of Pakistan following the death sentence imposed on Sawan Masih as a result of an alleged offence of blasphemy; and whether he plans to raise that matter at a Commonwealth level.

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Conservative MP for Hertsmere

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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

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)

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  • Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 29 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 68.26% 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.
  • 117 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on James Clappison’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 780 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

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
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.
29 rented houses in East Yorkshire, five of which are registered in joint names with my wife. (Updated 29 August 2013; updated 27 November 2013 and 21 March 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
Barrister, not undertaking work.

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