Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Kenneth Clarke voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted moderately for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly against the hunting banDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately against a smoking banDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted very strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted strongly against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
As I understand it, an investor who has access to this process would not be able to start arguing in favour of reducing standards in any regulation that has been passed by the legislature. Regulating will remain the responsibility of the authorities that already regulate. The only claim that can be made through the ISDS is that the state has gone back on its treaty obligation. Therefore,...
I too congratulate the right hon. Member for Wentworth and Dearne (John Healey) and his colleagues in the all-party group on securing the debate on this important subject. I welcome the fact that the vast majority of Members have spoken out in favour of the prospects of a trade agreement between the EU and the US, which we believe will be of great benefit to this country. I hope that the...
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Conservative MP for Rushcliffe
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Contingency Planning
- Political Asylum
- Nottingham East Midlands Airport
- Protective Suits
Other offices held in the past
- The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Business (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (4 Jun 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (19 Jan 2009 to 4 Jun 2009)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (19 Jan 2009 to 19 Jan 2009)
- Chairman of the Democracy Task Force, Conservative Party (16 Dec 2005 to 11 Jan 2007)
- Chairman, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2005 to 10 Nov 2009)
- Chairman, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) (to 11 Apr 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 58.27% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 14 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") 3809 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK
Address of donor : Motor Sports House, Riverside Park, Colnbrook, SL3 0HG
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets for British Grand Prix
and hospitality, with a total value of £980
Date of receipt of donation: 30 June 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 30 June 2013
Donor status: company, registration number 1344829
(Registered 16 July 2013)
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