Nick Harvey

MP, North Devon

North Devon Liberal Democrat

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How Nick Harvey voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails

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Nick Harvey hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bills Presented — Affordable Homes Bill: New Clause 1 — Oil contractor activities: ring-fence trade etc 2 Jul 2014

    I strongly support the hon. Lady’s thesis that it is essential to get the wording right. At the moment, there seems to be a practice on the part of HMRC investigators to assume that any investment—certainly by private individuals taking advantage of this facility—is, by definition, improper. There is far too much of an assumption that people are on the fiddle. I share her...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 25 Jun 2014

    The firefighters’ dispute continues, with some worrying consequences and no sign at present of a resolution. Before Easter, Ministers at the Department for Communities and Local Government got the Government Actuary’s Department to cost a set of proposals that the Fire Brigades Union was ready to put to its members. Will the Prime Minister look back at that proposal even now, and...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Universal Credit 23 Jun 2014

    What progress is the Secretary of State making in his discussions with other Government Departments about the various forms of state support they give in the era of universal credit? I am thinking of free school meals, which could be considerably improved. Is the matter all sorted? If it is not, how is he getting on?

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Liberal Democrat MP for North Devon

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Armed Forces: Housing
  • Afghanistan
  • Iraq: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Golden Jubilee
  • Trident

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (4 Nov 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee For the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (27 Oct 2009 to 4 Nov 2009)
  • Shadow Defence Secretary (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Members Estimate Committee (4 Jun 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Members Estimates Committee (20 Mar 2007 to 4 Jun 2008)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence, Defence (21 Mar 2006 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 26 Apr 2006)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 13 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 66.79% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 10 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 576 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
14 June 2013, received £1,700 from Raynard Research Ltd, 27a Hubert Grove, London, SW9 9PA for attending, and advising on monitoring, the Armenian electoral process during the 2013 Presidential Election. Raynard also paid for my air travel to and from Yerevan and four nights in a hotel. Hours: including travel: five days. (Registered 21 June 2013)
8 November 2013, received  £1,000 via Terrapin Communications, Bankton Cottage, Turners Hill Road, Crawley, RH10 4EY, from Inmarsat plc, 99 City Road, London EC1Y 1AX, for speaking at a dinner.   Hours: 10 hrs including preparation, travel and attendance. (Registered 12 November 2013)
13 December 2013, received £100 from Dods Parliamentary, 21 Dartmouth Street, London SW1H 9BP, for addressing a seminar. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 December 2013)
4 March 2014, received £1,500 from Global Partners (Governance) Ltd, Development House, 56-64 Leonard St, London EC2A 4LT, for speaking during a conference in Cairo. Global Partners also paid for my air travel and two nights in a hotel.  Hours: 21 hrs. (Registered 18 March 2014)
8. Land and Property
Residential property in London from which rental income is received.

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