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Conservative MP for Sevenoaks
- Also represented Darlington
- The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (since 28 Mar 2013)
Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (since 28 Mar 2013) (note about dates)
- Entered Parliament on 9 June 1983 — General election
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- Voting record
- Topics of interest
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Michael Fallon voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Treasury, Health, Home Department, Transport, Defence
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Experience Corps, Special Advisers, Departmental Staff, Mental Health Services: Kent, Equitable Life Assurance Society: Compensation
(based on written questions asked by Michael Fallon and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Growth and Infrastructure Bill Committee (14 out of 14)
- Planning and Energy Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Statistics and Registration Service Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (17 Dec 2013)
“Welsh Affairs: Energy Generation in Wales: Shale Gas.
Witnesses: Chris Faulkner, CEO, Breitling Energy Companies; Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, Department of Energy and Climate Change and Duarte Figueira, Head, Office of Unconventional Gas and Oil, Department of Engergy and Climate Change”
- Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (11 Dec 2013)
“Environmental Audit: Green Finance.
Witnesses: Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, Minister for Business and Enterprise, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, and Minister of State for Energy, Department of Energy and Climate Change, Hugo Robson, Commercial Director, Finance and Corporate Services, Department of Energy and Climate Change and Jim Robinson, Strategy and Energy group, Department of Energy and Climate Change”
- Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (10 Dec 2013)
“Science and Technology: Nuclear follow-up.
Witnesses: (at 10.45am) evidence will be heard from Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, Minister of State for Business and Energy, BIS and Minister of State for Energy, DECC”
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- Has spoken in 46 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 70.92% 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") 637 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£23,660 (98th)||£22,853 (229th)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£16,882||£16,825 (436th)||£18,057 (372nd)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£11,641 (526th)|
|Office running costs||£11,090 (563rd)||£12,413 (528th)||£12,828 (590th)||£21,304||£15,099 (487th)||£18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others)||£12,197 (599th)||£13,105 (413th)|
|Staffing costs||£74,841 (600th)||£72,015 (603rd)||£72,105 (581st)||£64,904||£65,168 (541st)||£64,174 (504th)||£56,237 (576th)||£46,295 (301st)|
|Communications Allowance||£3,087 (528th)||£4,738 (472nd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£3,680 (516th)1||£4,866 (474th)2||£5,918 (407th)||£5,741||£5,847 (504th)||£5,218 (513th)||£4,918 (534th)||£4,597 (486th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£81 (joint 310th with 1 other)||£44 (345th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£1,585 (571st)||£430 (joint 530th with 1 other)||£682 (424th)||£558||£823 (351st)||£411 (559th)||£535 (555th)||£762 (423rd)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,125 (548th)||£1,893 (joint 432nd with 2 others)||£1,050||£2,835 (289th)||£1,280 (517th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,183 (joint 351st with 3 others)||£1,099 (joint 242nd with 5 others)||£1,099||£1,829 (joint 427th with 1 other)||£1,829 (joint 420th with 1 other)||£1,829 (joint 404th with 1 other)||£1,506 (462nd)|
|Total||£118,023 (605th)||£119,667 (603rd)||£116,635 (576th)||£111,538||£108,426 (564th)||£109,768 (511th)||£95,438 (588th)||£77,906 (513th)|