David Davis

MP, Haltemprice and Howden

Haltemprice and Howden Conservative

David Davis’s voting in Parliament

David Davis is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, David Davis sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • David Davis consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year, while most Conservative MPs consistently voted for. Show votes
  • David Davis almost always voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • David Davis consistently voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • David Davis almost always voted against university tuition fees, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • David Davis generally voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • David Davis generally voted for allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • David Davis generally voted for greater regulation of gambling, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • David Davis generally voted against a statutory register of lobbyists, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Trade Union Bill: Provision for electronic balloting: review and piloting scheme 27 Apr 2016

    The hon. Gentleman comes right to the point. He does not have to rely on the good will of this Minister, who I am sure will be in the Cabinet in six months. The reason I asked the Minister to outline at the Dispatch Box the Government’s intent on receipt of the report was that, if another Minister were ever tempted not to follow the explicit policy line we have now, the hon. Gentleman...
  • Trade Union Bill: Provision for electronic balloting: review and piloting scheme 27 Apr 2016

    As my hon. Friend knows, I am in favour of electronic voting, but the route that he is taking is the correct one. The one real fear out there, which can be put paid to right now, is that this approach is designed simply to delay the onset of online voting. Will he tell the House that, when the Minister receives the report, it will be dealt with with appropriate dispatch?
  • Backbench Business - Daesh: Genocide of Minoritiesbackbench Business 20 Apr 2016

    I fully intend to support and vote for this important motion. When I was in Syria two weeks ago, I interviewed about 23 or 24 people from various groups who had suffered, including Christians and Alawites. My key point in the debate is that not just Daesh was responsible, but Daesh and its allies. We should remember that when we come to bring these cases before the international court.

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Profile

Conservative MP for Haltemprice and Howden

Entered the 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 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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More about this

  • Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all David Davis’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 61 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 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 62.26% 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.
  • 136 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Davis’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 907 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Apr 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
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)
26 March 2015, payment of £7,7217.94 for this role, received from Copper 1909 GMBH and Co. KG, Lichtlöcherberg 40, D-06333 Hettstedt, Germany. Hours: 3 days. (Registered 08 May 2015)
24 April 2015, payment of £7,035.06 for this role, received from Copper 1909 GMBH and Co. KG, Lichtlöcherberg 40, D-06333 Hettstedt, Germany. Hours: 3 days. (Registered 15 May 2015)
13 July 2015, payment of £7,029.75 for this role, received from Copper 1909 GMBH and Co. KG, Lichtlöcherberg 40, D-06333 Hettstedt, Germany. Hours: 3 days. (Registered 17 July 2015)
16 October 2015, payment of £7,192.09 for this role, received from Copper 1909 GMBH and Co. KG, Lichtlöcherberg 40, D-06333 Hettstedt, Germany. Hours: 3 days. (Registered 22 October 2015)
8 January 2016, payment of £7,271.78 for this role, received from Copper 1909 GMBH and Co. KG, Lichtlöcherberg 40, D-06333 Hettstedt, Germany. Hours: 3 days. (Registered 18 January 2016)
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. (Registered 2 December 2014; updated 26 January 2015)
Payment of £3,356.72 received on 28 April 2015. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 15 May 2015)
Payment of £6,842.69 received on 10 June 2015. Hours: 9 hrs. (Registered 27 August 2015)
Articles written for Associated Newspapers Ltd. Address: Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, Kensington, London W8 5TT:
25 November 2015, received payment of £1,250 for article in the Daily Mail. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 08 December 2015)
Payments from Guardian News and Media Ltd, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU:
17 December 2015, received £310 for an article in the Guardian. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 05 January 2016)
£300 from ECE Travel, Royal Parade Mews, Chislehurst BR7 6TN, for a Q and A session. Hours: 3hrs. Payment donated to charity in March 2015. (Registered 11 May 2015)
8 July 2015, payment of £4,250 made via Jeremy Lee Associates, 80 Great Portland Street, London W1W 7NW, for speaking at the British Franchise Association annual conference, 85f Park Drive, Milton Park, Abingdon OX14 4RY. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 10 July 2015)
15 September 2015, payment of £500 received from the High Pay Centre, 32-36 Loman street, London SE1 0EH, for writing an essay. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 12 October 2015)
17 December 2015, received £200 for article from Evening Standard, 2 Derry St, London W8 5TT. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 05 January 2016)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Allamhouse Ltd
Address of donor: Wyke Way, Melton WEst Business Park, Melton, Hull HU14 3BQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: company, registration 2708090

(Registered 08 May 2015; updated 15 May 2015)
Name of donor: Theo Paphitis
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 18 May 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Save Shaker Aamer Campaign
Address of donor: Unit 36, 88-90 Hatton Garden, London, EC1N 8PGT

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £1,049.96, hotel £1,188.57, all other costs £377.68; total £2,616.21

Destination of visit: Washington DC, USA

Date of visit: 18-20 May 2015

Purpose of visit: advocacy on behalf of British detainee Shaker Aamer in Guantanamo Bay

(Registered 03 June 2015)
8. 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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