Damian Green

MP, Ashford

Ashford Conservative

Damian Green’s voting in Parliament

Damian Green is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Damian Green sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Damian Green generally voted against university tuition fees, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Damian Green never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [10th Allotted Day]: Further Education 18 Nov 2015

    On 16-to-19 skills, if the Education Secretary would like to see physical, palpable evidence that gives the lie to the Opposition’s case that it is all going wrong, I invite her—and, indeed, the shadow Education Secretary—to Ashford, where, after years of delay, a new further education college is being built in the centre of town. It will open in 2017 and will provide...
  • Opposition Day — [10th Allotted Day]: Further Education 18 Nov 2015

    How much more money does the hon. Lady want to spend, and where is it going to come from?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Europe: Renegotiation 10 Nov 2015

    Does my right hon. Friend agree that ensuring full permanent access to the single market without joining the euro is a key objective for our future economic health and would be a key sign that our continued membership of a reformed European Union gives us the best of both worlds—prosperity and flexibility?

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Conservative MP for Ashford

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Education and Skills
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Justice
  • Asylum/Immigration
  • Illegal Immigrants
  • Asylum
  • Immigration Controls
  • English Language

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 15 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Minister for Immigration (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (10 Dec 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 16 Jan 2006)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (11 Oct 2004 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (10 Nov 2003 to 1 Sep 2004)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Education (18 Sep 2001 to 10 Nov 2003)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Jun 1999 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1 Jun 1998 to 1 Jun 1999)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Jun 1998 to 1 Jun 1999)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (31 Jul 1997 to 5 Nov 1998)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (28 Jul 1997 to 22 Jun 1998)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 85.61% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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.
  • 136 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Damian Green’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 949 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
£300 received from the Guardian News and Media Group, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU, for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 10 February 2015)

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