David Davis

Former MP, Haltemprice and Howden

Haltemprice and Howden Conservative

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How David Davis voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability 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

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Today’s Business of the House 26 Mar 2015

    I started with the presumption that I would vote in favour of a secret ballot for the Speaker. However, this is a constitutional matter of some importance that also goes to the heart of the relationship between the Executive and this Parliament, and as such, it should have been heard on a prime-time day, with the whole House here, with plenty of time. Instead, if the House votes for this...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Undercover Policing 26 Mar 2015

    In the past year there have been a number of revelations about the police improperly hacking into journalists’ telephone calls, and improperly breaching the legal privilege of suspects and using the information they obtain from doing so. The Government have been very coy about responding to my requests about the current state of the Wilson doctrine. If the allegations that have now come...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Backbench Business — Shaker Aamer 17 Mar 2015

    Our legal system and the American legal system are based on a very important principle, the principle of the presumption of innocence. That has not been extended to Shaker Aamer. What is more, in his case, although we are not in a position to make the judgment ourselves, a great deal of evidence, from how he was picked up on the basis of a ransom through to the statements of the US...

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Former Conservative MP for Haltemprice and Howden

Entered House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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 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)
  • Chair, 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 48 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 52.54% 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.
  • 128 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 876 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 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 £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 £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 £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 £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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