Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Philip Hammond voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking banDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted very strongly against the hunting banDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
Witnesses: Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Secretary of State for Defence and Lt-General James Everard, Deputy Chief of Defence Staff (Military Strategy and Operations)
I am grateful to the hon. Gentleman, and by and large we agree on the importance of these matters, but I am afraid I must start by saying that I am not particularly minded to take lectures on transparency from someone who was a member of the previous Government. The decisions we have made throughout this process from January 2012 have been carefully balanced. I have, of course, considered...
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Conservative MP for Runnymede and Weybridge
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Home Department
- Departmental Pay
- Departmental Buildings
- Departmental Marketing
- Departmental Manpower
Other offices held in the past
- The Secretary of State for Transport (12 May 2010 to 14 Oct 2011)
- Shadow Chief Secretary To the Treasury, Treasury (6 Jul 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Work & Pensions, Work & Pensions (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Chief Secretary To the Treasury, Treasury (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
- Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee (to 11 Jun 2004)
- Shadow Minister, Local and Devolved Government Affairs (10 May 2004 to 20 May 2005)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — below 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 61.09% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 19 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 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") 1306 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK
Address of donor: Members Hill, Brooklands Road, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 0QU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: My wife and I were guests of JTI at a dinner at the Berkeley Hotel
with the Japanese Ambassador to London and his wife; total value £700
Date of receipt of donation: 27 June 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 27 June 2013
Donor status: company, registration number 1501573
(Registered 22 July 2013 )
8. Land and Property
House, in Surrey, adjacent to my main home, my wife and I own a house which is currently let.
I am a beneficiary of a trust which owns a controlling interest in Castlemead Ltd, a company engaged in construction, housebuilding and property development.
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