Roger Gale

MP, North Thanet

North Thanet Conservative

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How Roger Gale voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Has never voted on greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Roger Gale occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Public Bill Committee: Infrastructure Bill [Lords]: Clause 9 - Monitor 16 Dec 2014

    Just to be clear about this, because amendments 24, 25 and 26 are effectively the same amendments, do I take it that the hon. Gentleman is satisfied with regard to those as well and that he does not want to rattle through the clauses? Richard Burden indicated assent.
  • Public Bill Committee: Infrastructure Bill [Lords]: Clause 9 - Monitor 16 Dec 2014

    Mr Hood will be in the Chair on Thursday morning and the Committee is not sitting on Thursday afternoon, so I shall see you again on Tuesday 6 January next year. In the interim, have a wonderful Christmas and a happy new year.
  • Public Bill Committee: Infrastructure Bill [Lords]: Clause 8 - Watchdog 16 Dec 2014

    Before we continue, the bell is about to ring. The indication that I have received, which the Committee has probably also had, is that there will be more than one Division. If that is so, given that we have effectively been sitting since 2 o’clock, with a short break for a Division, and that the staff need to be considered as well, I will suspend until 6 o’clock to give everyone a...

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Conservative MP for North Thanet

Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Departmental Relocation
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation
  • Public Information
  • Departmental Information
  • Immigration

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (Full Member)

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (Substitute Member) (10 Nov 2010 to 23 Jan 2012)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (20 Aug 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Broadcasting Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 15 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 50.98% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 10 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") 581 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys. Payments donated to charity:
28 November 2012, payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 January 2014)
20 December 2012, payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 January 2014)
15 February 2013, payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 January 2014)
21 March 2013, payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 January 2014)
16 May 2013, payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 January 2014)
30 August 2013, payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 January 2014)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY for opinion surveys. Payments donated to charity:
12 December 2012, payment of £150. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 January 2014)
2 August 2013, payment of £80. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 January 2014)
Payment of £100 from Dods Parliamentary Services, 21 Dartmouth Street, London SW1H 9BP, for opinion survey. Hours: 1 hr. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 30 January 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: The Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad
Address of donor: 12 John Street, London WC1N 2EB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): approximately £1,530.48 for air fares and accommodation
Destination of visit: Nouakchott and Rosso, Mauritania
Date of visit: 13-18 February 2014
Purpose of visit: To view the Society's operation and veterinary and educational facilities in Mauritania, in my capacity as Chairman.
(Registered 11 March 2014)
8. Land and Property
A holiday barn conversion in France.

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