James Gray’s voting in Parliament
James Gray is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, James Gray sometimes differs from their party collegues, such as:
Allowing marriage between two people of same sex. James Gray almost always voted against. Most Conservative MPs generally voted for.
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James Gray never rebelled against their party in this parliament
Were it not for the coalition’s efforts, with our support, there is no question but that Iraq, including Kurdistan, would have fallen by now and that there would be a significant threat to the west as a result. Will the Secretary of State comment on something that he missed out from his statement? We have done great work supporting the peshmerga, who are the one people who have done...
I absolutely agree with my right hon. Friend about the importance of devolving power in the way that he describes. However, he will recall that it was a Conservative Government who abolished Avon, Humberside and Cleveland—those much-hated examples of regionalisation. Will he make a commitment today that, although devolution is a good thing, it will not become a substitute for...
I warmly welcome the maintenance of that target, and I congratulate the Minister on what has been achieved so far. He will recall that the purpose of the target was to enable the reserve and regular forces to be interoperable—change backwards and forwards between each other. A reserve force was to do precisely the same job as the regulars who, in the case of the Army, we were then...
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Conservative MP for North Wiltshire
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Department
- RAF Lyneham
- Horse Passports
- Inland Revenue
- RAF Bases
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (1 Dec 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Defence Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Procedure Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Finance and Services Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 10 Dec 2013)
- Member, Panel of Chairs (21 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (19 Feb 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland (8 May 2005 to 19 May 2005)
- Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 13 Dec 2000)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
- Chairman, Control of Horses Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Water Bill Committee (5 out of 9)
- Citizenship (Armed Forces) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Antarctic Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Justice and Security Bill Committee (4 out of 8)
- Chairman, Disabled Persons' Parking Badges Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, PARTNERSHIPS (PROSECUTION) (SCOTLAND) BILL [LORDS] Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Welfare Reform Bill Committee (15 out of 26)
- Chairman, Public Services (Social Enterprise and Social Value) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Legislation (Territorial Extent) Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Chairman, Financial Services Bill Committee (3 out of 18)
- Chairman, Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims (Amendment) bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Coroners and Justice Bill Committee (12 out of 16)
- Highways (Obstruction by Body Corporate) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Hunting (Re-committed) Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Hunting Bill Committee (26 out of 31)
- Equine Welfare (Ragwort Control) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Export Control Bill Committee (3 out of 6)
- Regulatory Reform Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
- Children's Commissioner for Wales Bill Committee (5 out of 5)
- Rating (Agricultural Premises and Rural Shops) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Criminal Justice and Police Bill Committee (15 out of 15)
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- Has spoken in 62 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 9 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 94.34% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 15 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
- 90 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on James Gray’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 725 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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