Michael Fallon’s voting in Parliament
Michael Fallon is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Michael Fallon’s votes.
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Generally voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Generally voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
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Michael Fallon never rebelled against their party in this parliament
The use of equipment and weapons supplied to the Saudis is an operational matter for the Saudi military authorities. The Saudis have assured us that British-supplied munitions will be used in compliance with international humanitarian law and we continue to engage with them on these assurances.
I receive regular briefings on UK operations, including surveillance flights, over Syria. When necessary, I am informed of the actions of UK personnel embedded with other coalition forces.
Yes. My predecessor and I authorised a small number of UK personnel embedded with US and Canadian forces to deploy with their units on operations in Iraq and Syria.
More of Michael Fallon’s recent appearances
Conservative MP for Sevenoaks
Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election
Also represented Darlington
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Experience Corps
- Special Advisers
- Departmental Staff
- Mental Health Services: Kent
- Equitable Life Assurance Society: Compensation
Currently held offices
- The Secretary of State for Defence (since 15 Jul 2014)
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 (5 Jul 1999 to 5 Nov 2012)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Dec 1997 to 1 Jun 1998)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (1 Jun 1997 to 1 Dec 1997)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Education and Science) (24 Jul 1990 to 14 Apr 1992)
- The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (10 May 1990 to 22 Jul 1990)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (26 Jul 1988 to 10 May 1990)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — 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 88.68% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
- 135 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Michael Fallon’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 827 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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