Mike Hancock

MP, Portsmouth South

Portsmouth South Liberal Democrat

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How Mike Hancock voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Mike Hancock quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Sale of Park Homes 30 Oct 2014

    Another issue is whether site owners that are local authorities use the same policies. Any review should encompass local authorities that own parks and also have the 10% rule, because they certainly do not justify the fee they take for the pitch in terms of work carried out on sites.
  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — UK Drugs Policy 30 Oct 2014

    I congratulate the hon. Member for Brighton, Pavilion (Caroline Lucas) on moving the motion today. As the hon. Member for Reigate (Crispin Blunt) said, everyone who has spoken so far has supported her views in one way or another. Like the hon. Member for Newport West (Paul Flynn), I have been dealing with this issue for a long time. When I spoke in a debate in the House nearly 30 years...
  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — UK Drugs Policy 30 Oct 2014

    The hon. Gentleman is for ever bringing us his experience and the House should welcome that. Once again, he has touched on a very important point: careers are being thrown away because of the attitude of the Army, in his case, and of other organisations, which have taken draconian measures against people for the very minor crime of carrying or smoking cannabis. We have to look seriously at...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Portsmouth South

Entered House of Commons on 14 June 1984 — unknown

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Iraq
  • Animal Experiments
  • Uganda
  • Parliamentary Questions
  • Retirement Age

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Defence Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Defence Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 99 written questions in the last year — well above 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 39.52% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 408 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Councillor and an Executive Member of Portsmouth City Council. Address: Civic Offices, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2BG.
September 2013, received basic allowance of £850 and a special responsibility
allowance as a Cabinet member of £595. Hours: 70-80 hrs. (Registered 8 November 2013)
October 2013, received basic allowance of £850 and a special responsibility
allowance as a Cabinet member of £595. Hours: 70-80 hrs. (Registered 6 December 2013)
November 2013, received basic allowance of £850 and a special responsibility
allowance as a Cabinet member of £595. Hours: 70-80 hrs. (Registered 6 December 2013)
December 2013, received basic allowance of £850 and a special responsibility
allowance as a Cabinet member of £595. Hours: 70-80 hrs. (Registered 13 January 2014)
January 2014, received basic allowance of £850 and a special responsibility
allowance as a Cabinet member of £595. Hours: 70-80 hrs. (Registered 13 January 2014)
February 2014 received basic allowance of £850 and a special responsibility
allowance as a Cabinet member of £595. Hours: 70-80 hrs. (Registered 28 February 2014)
March 2014 received basic allowance of £850. Hours: 30-40 hrs. (Registered 14 April 2014)
April 2014 received basic allowance of £850. Hours: 30-40 hrs. (Registered 14 April 2014)

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