How Philip Hammond voted since 2001
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Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
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Philip Hammond hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Committees on Arms Export Controls: Scrutiny of Arms Exports (2015).
Witnesses: Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Edward Bell, Head of the Export Control Organisation and Chris Chew, Head of Policy, Export Control Organisation; Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs , Jessica Hand, Head, Arms Export Policy Department and Mike Reilly, Deputy Head, Arms Export Policy Department
The British Government is determined to make rapid progress on implementation of UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2170, to prevent illicit finance reaching any groups associated with Al Qaeda or ISIL, and on UNSCR 2178 to tackle the flow of foreign fighters. In doing so, the UK is working with like-minded partners. The Qatari authorities share our belief that ISIL needs to be defeated,...
The Government remains committed to reopening the British Embassy in Tehran once we have resolved the outstanding steps required to bring the Embassy back to a functional level and made progress on arrangements for re-establishing a visa service in Tehran. We are in ongoing discussion with the Iranian government to identify solutions on both issues.
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Conservative MP for Runnymede and Weybridge
Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Home Department
- Departmental Pay
- Departmental Buildings
- Departmental Marketing
- Departmental Manpower
Currently held offices
- Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Other offices held in the past
- The Secretary of State for Defence (14 Oct 2011 to 15 Jul 2014)
- 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 18 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 58.17% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 21 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 1377 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.
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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