Michael Fallon

MP, Sevenoaks

Sevenoaks Conservative

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How Michael Fallon voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Michael Fallon hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Defence: Gifting of Equipment 9 Sep 2014

    I am laying a departmental minute today concerning the gifting of military equipment to the Government of Iraq (GoI), including the Kurdish Regional Government. This is at the request of the GoI. The UK is committed to assisting the GoI by: alleviating the humanitarian suffering of those Iraqis targeted by ISIL terrorists; promoting an inclusive, sovereign and democratic Iraq that can push...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Defence: Defence Procurement 3 Sep 2014

    I am pleased to announce the successful contract award worth 3.5 billion (Ex VAT) to General Dynamics UK (GDUK) to deliver a minimum fleet of 589 Scout specialist vehicles (Scout SV) to the British Army. This will sustain a minimum of 1,300 jobs across the UK. Deliveries of the Scout SV are planned to commence in 2017. The training establishment and first squadron will be equipped by...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Defence: Operations in Iraq (Update) 2 Sep 2014

    I wish to provide an update to the House on military activity in Iraq. The ambition to create an extremist caliphate in the heart of Iraq and Syria is a direct threat to our own security in the UK. The Government are committed to using their aid, diplomatic, political and military expertise to focus on three objectives: alleviating the humanitarian suffering; to promoting an inclusive,...

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Conservative MP for Sevenoaks

Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented Darlington

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Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Defence
  • Experience Corps
  • Special Advisers
  • Departmental Staff
  • Mental Health Services: Kent
  • Equitable Life Assurance Society: Compensation

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Defence

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (28 Mar 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (28 Mar 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (6 Sep 2012 to 28 Mar 2013)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chairman, Treasury Sub-committee Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above 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 high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 69.17% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 688 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

9. Registrable shareholdings
(b) Just Learning Holdings Ltd. (Shareholding sold 17 August 2012.)

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