David Davis

MP, Haltemprice and Howden

Haltemprice and Howden Conservative

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How David Davis voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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David Davis quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • New Clause 3 — Statutory duty of the Health Service Ombudsman 27 Feb 2015

    Weightier and more futile!
  • New Clause 3 — Statutory duty of the Health Service Ombudsman 27 Feb 2015

    I beg to move, That the Bill be now read the Third time. I am delighted that the Bill has reached this stage. My hon. Friend the Member for Christchurch (Mr Chope) may think it is minor, but I do not think it will be minor for the people whose lives it will affect, whose complaints are dealt with more quickly and who will get closure more briskly as a result. I want to take this opportunity...
  • New Clause 3 — Statutory duty of the Health Service Ombudsman 27 Feb 2015

    My hon. Friend has made a minor slip. The ombudsman is not a Department; it oversees Departments, responding to and being overseen by a parliamentary Committee. At the end of the day, my hon. Friend may have a very good point about the timing of amendment 3. If he is right, the alternative would be for me to make it very plain to the ombudsman that that is what Parliament expects. It is...

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Conservative MP for Haltemprice and Howden

Entered House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Also represented Booth Ferry

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Education and Skills
  • Justice
  • Treasury
  • Christmas Cards
  • Ministerial Visits
  • Police
  • Departmental Data Protection
  • Immigration and Nationality Directorate

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Home Secretary (Assisted By Shadow Law Officers), Home Affairs (9 Jul 2007 to 13 Jun 2008)
  • Shadow Home Secretary (Assisted By Shadow Law Officers), Home Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 9 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Home Secretary, Home Affairs (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Home & Legal Affairs & Shadow Home Secretary, Home Affairs (17 Mar 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Home Affairs and Shadow Home Secretary, Home Affairs (6 Jul 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Home, Constitutional and Legal Affairs & Shadow Home Secretary, Home, Constitutional & Legal Affairs (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office) (10 Nov 2003 to 12 Jun 2008)
  • Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice (23 Jul 2002 to 10 Nov 2003)
  • Without portfolio (18 Sep 2001 to 23 Jul 2002)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (30 Oct 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (25 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (20 Jul 1994 to 2 May 1997)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Duchy of Lancaster Office) (27 May 1993 to 19 Jul 1994)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (3 Dec 1990 to 27 May 1993)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 41 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 52.05% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 53 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 133 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Davis’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 872 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

1. Directorships
Supervisory board member of Mansfeider Kupfer Und Messing GMBH, Lichtlöcherberg 40, 06333 Hettstedt, Germany; a German manufacturing company. Anticipated remuneration, approximately £34,000 per annum. Estimated hours: 6 days a year. (Registered 10 June 2013)
Payment of £16,073.39 for this role, received from Copper 1909 GMBH & Co. KG, Lichtlöcherberg 40, D-06333 Hettstedt, Germany. Hours: 3 days. (Registered 18 February 2014)
Payment of £8,068.27 for this role, received from Copper 1909 GMBH & Co. KG, Lichtlöcherberg 40, D-06333 Hettstedt, Germany. Hours: 3 days. (Registered 11 April 2014)
Payment of £7,723.63 for this role, received from Copper 1909 GMBH & Co. KG, Lichtlöcherberg 40, D-06333 Hettstedt, Germany. Hours: 3 days. (Registered 31 July 2014)
Payment of £7,727.72 for this role, received from Copper 1909 GMBH & Co. KG, Lichtlöcherberg 40, D-06333 Hettstedt, Germany. Hours: 3 days. (Registered 17 November 2014)
From 2 December 2014, member of board of directors of Metriopharm AG, Bleichwerweig 45, 8002 Zurich; a Swiss pharmaceutical company. Anticipated remuneration approximately £13,165 per annum, plus 100,000 stock options. Estimated hours: 16 hrs a year. (£10,001-£15,000). No payment yet received. (Registered 2 December 2014; updated 26 January 2015)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Articles written for News International Group, News International Ltd, 1 Virginia Street, London E98 1XY.
Payment of £500 for article in the Times. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 18 February 2014)
Payment of £300 for article in the Times. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 28 April 2014)
Payment of £500 for article. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 4 December 2014)
Payment of £500 for article. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 4 December 2014)
Articles written for Associated Newspapers Ltd. Address: Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, Kensington, London W8 5TT:
Payment of £1,200, for article in the Mail on Sunday. Hours: 3hrs. (Registered 11 February 2014)
Payment of £800, for article. Hours: 3hrs. (Registered 2 April 2014)
Payment of £1,200, for article. Hours: 3hrs. (Registered 28 April 2014)
Payment of £900, for article in the Daily Mail. Hours: 3hrs. (Registered 15 December 2014)
Payment of £900, for article in the Daily Mail. Hours: 3hrs. (Registered 15 December 2014)
Payment of £900, for article in the Daily Mail. Hours: 3hrs. (Registered 15 December 2014)
Payments for speaking engagements made via Jeremy Lee Associates, 80 Great Portland Street, London W1W 7NW:
Payment of £4268.90 received for speaking engagement for Civica Group, 2 Burston Road, Putney, London SW15 6AR. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 11 February 2014)
Payment of £4,250 received taking part in a debate for HSBC Bank, 78 St James’ Street, London SW1 1EJ. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 11 April 2014)
Payment of £4,250 received for taking part in a debate for BIBA, c/o The Campaign Partnership Ltd, 5 Spinney Close, Cobham, KT11 2DY. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 29 May 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: BSkyB
Address of donor: Grant Way, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 5QD
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets and hospitality at Silverstone; value of each ticket including travel £1,206.25; total value of donation: £2,412.50
Date of receipt of donation: 6 July 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 6 July 2014
Donor status: company, registration 2247735
(Registered 22 July 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated board member, New City Network (London) Ltd; a not-for-profit think tank aiming to develop ideas and research on financial services policy. (Registered 17 April 2013)

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