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 against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
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Mike Hancock quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Palestine and Israel 13 Oct 2014

    It is a pleasure to take part in this debate and I join other Members in congratulating the hon. Member for Easington (Grahame M. Morris) on introducing this motion. Like other Members, I was very disappointed at the Minister’s response, because he did not say anything about what might be wrong with the motion; he did not say anything that would harm the interests of Israel; and he did...
  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Palestine and Israel 13 Oct 2014

    I do not believe for one minute that the Israelis’ attitude and the sort of punishment they dished out was in any way the right thing for them to do; it was not in their best interests and it certainly was not in the best interests of the people of Palestine. “The Gatekeepers”, a “Newsnight” special, has been mentioned. In it, five of the past six heads of the...
  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Palestine and Israel 13 Oct 2014

    The hon. Gentleman will recollect that those five Arab states were seeking more of a reassurance that their borders would also be safeguarded, so it was a two-edged sword, I am afraid. We therefore have to be very careful when we talk about that situation. I want to end by saying, please—for goodness’ sake—let us all send out a positive message to the people of Palestine and...

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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 5 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 84 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 39.46% 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") 407 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 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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