Mike Hancock

MP, Portsmouth South

Portsmouth South Independent

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How Mike Hancock voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords 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 a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Mike Hancock

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Independent MP for Portsmouth South

Entered House of Commons on 14 June 1984 — unknown

Changed party from Liberal Democrat on 2 Jun 2013

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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, Defence Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (26 Jun 2001 to 11 Jul 2014)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (6 Apr 2000 to 5 Apr 2001)
  • Member, Defence Committee (1 Feb 1999 to 24 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (16 Jul 1997 to 5 May 1999)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (3 Apr 1997 to 1 Apr 1999)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (21 Nov 1986 to 16 Mar 1987)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (21 Nov 1986 to 16 Mar 1987)

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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 62 written questions in the last year — 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 36.84% 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") 420 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Councillor and an Executive Member of Portsmouth City Council. Address: Civic Offices, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2BG.
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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