Alan Duncan’s voting in Parliament
Alan Duncan is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
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Alan Duncan generally voted for laws to promote equality and human rights, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against.
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Alan Duncan never rebelled against their party in this parliament
On affordable homes, when a council insists on a certain percentage of any project having to be affordable, the consequence is that the developer has to pay for them in cross-subsidy by building an extra number of larger homes. The effect then is to squeeze out the smaller two-bedroom and three-bedroom homes, thus cutting away the middle of the housing ladder. Can my right hon. Friend assure...
We have today seen the well-worn exchange of differing opinions on Israel and Palestine. Whatever the tit-for-tat arguments might be, does the Foreign Secretary accept that the fundamental moral principle beneath all this is that Israel’s annexation of its neighbours’ land through settlement building is illegal, and that there is no place, either in this argument or in this House,...
Deny it though he might, many are left with the impression that this decision has been guided more by my right hon. Friend’s rather caustic personal view of Saudi Arabia than by any legitimate concerns of his Department’s policy on justice. Is it not the case that when we look at a country’s judicial system of which we do not in many respects approve, engagement is far...
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Conservative MP for Rutland and Melton
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Trade and Industry
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
- Departmental Procurement
- Nuclear Power Stations
- Departmental Orders and Regulations
Currently held offices
- Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (since 9 Sep 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- The Minister of State, Department for International Development (14 May 2010 to 15 Jul 2014)
- Shadow Minister (Justice) (7 Sep 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (19 Jan 2009 to 7 Sep 2009)
- Shadow Secretary of State (3 Jul 2007 to 19 Jan 2009)
- Shadow Secretary of State (Trade and Industry) (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (1 Jan 2005 to 10 May 2005)
- Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (1 Sep 2004 to 1 Jan 2005)
- Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice (8 Nov 2003 to 1 Sep 2004)
- Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2003)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (1 Jun 1999 to 1 Jun 2001)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jun 1998 to 1 Jun 1999)
- Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 1997 to 1 Jul 1998)
- Member, Social Security Committee (30 Nov 1992 to 11 Dec 1995)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 11 written questions in the last year — 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 85.61% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
- 102 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Alan Duncan’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 592 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.
1. Employment and earnings
10 June 2015
, received £500 from Intelligence Squared, 45 Notting Hill Gate, London, W11 3LQ, for participation in a TV
debate. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 23 June 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr David Ross
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
Donor status: individual
(Registered 04 June 2015)
Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians
Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport; total value £1,300
Date of visit: 31 August-4 September 2015
Destination: West Bank
Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit to the West Bank and Israel organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding and Medical Aid for Palestinians.
(Registered 08 September 2015)
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bahrain
Address of donor: P.O. Box 547, Government Road, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Flights, hotel accommodation, food and transport to a total value of £3,050
Destination of visit: Bahrain
Date of visit: 29 October - 1 November 2015
Purpose of visit: Attendance of IISS Manama Dialogue
(Registered 04 November 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Residential property in London: (i) and (ii)
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