Liam Fox

MP, North Somerset

North Somerset Conservative

A selection of Liam Fox's votes

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  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Details

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Liam Fox occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 8 Jul 2015

    Long term economic plan for the South West of England – Liam Fox. Adjournment debate
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Tunisia, and European Council 29 Jun 2015

    The Prime Minister will be aware that jihadists talk about three types of jihad: jihad of the tongue; jihad of the purse and jihad of the sword. Does he agree that although we should address the threat militarily where we can, too few of the Arab countries are pulling their weight in dealing with a problem that is part of their region? Secondly, does he agree that we must cut off the...
  • European Union Referendum Bill: Clause 1 — The referendum 16 Jun 2015

    I rise to support amendment 11. I congratulate the Government on having the good sense not to press ahead with their proposal to hold the referendum on the date that they had set out. That shows that they were listening and I urge them to continue in that mindset. I will be very brief because I want to make only three points in this debate. First, it is unseemly at best for the Executive to...

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Conservative MP for North Somerset

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented Woodspring

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • International Development
  • Treasury
  • Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Iraq: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Armoured Fighting Vehicles
  • Armed Forces: Training
  • Armed Forces: Deployment

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Defence (12 May 2010 to 14 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (7 Dec 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 7 Dec 2005)
  • Co-Chair, Conservative Party (10 Nov 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Without portfolio (10 Nov 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Health (15 Jun 1999 to 10 Nov 2003)
  • Opposition Spokesperson (Constitutional Affairs, Scotland and Wales) (2 Jun 1998 to 15 Jun 1999)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (23 Jul 1996 to 1 May 1997)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (28 Nov 1995 to 23 Jul 1996)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (20 Jul 1994 to 28 Nov 1995)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 27 Oct 1994)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 94.59% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 14 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 967 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.

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