Nick Harvey

Former MP, North Devon

North Devon Liberal Democrat

A selection of Nick Harvey's votes

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  • Voted strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details

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Nick Harvey occasionally rebelled against their party in their last parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Economic Growth: South West 25 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent steps his Department has taken to increase economic growth in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Falkland Islands Defence Review 24 Mar 2015

    May I welcome the statement and endorse the Government’s emphasis on prevention rather than cure, which is surely the right approach? The Secretary of State will be aware of a great deal of speculation about a renewed aerial threat from Argentina in the light of Russian involvement, as referred to by the shadow Defence Secretary. Is he confident that we have enough air defence assets,...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Committee on Standards (Reports) 17 Mar 2015

    I, too, have served on the Committee on Standards in the second half of this Parliament. I found the Committee very different from its predecessor, on which I had served in the previous Parliament. In no small part, the difference was the arrival in our midst of the three lay members. I join the tributes to them that other Members have expressed. They have brought a wealth of relevant...

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Former Liberal Democrat MP for North Devon

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — 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

  • Member, Committee on Standards: Standards Review Sub-Committee (10 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Privileges Committee (12 Feb 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Standards Committee (12 Feb 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (28 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (4 Mar 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 24 Apr 2006)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (26 Apr 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Members Estimate Committee (29 Jan 2004 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2003)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jun 1999 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (28 Nov 1994 to 27 Nov 1995)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (1 Jun 1994 to 1 Jun 1997)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Transport) (2 Apr 1992 to 7 Apr 1994)

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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 40 written questions in the last year — above 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 66.02% 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 — 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.
  • 67 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 596 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from Global Partners (Governance) Ltd, Development House, 56-64 Leonard St, London EC2A 4LT:
3 July 2014, received £2,125 for speaking during a conference in Cairo. Global Partners also paid for my air travel and three nights in a hotel.  Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 4 July 2014)
23 October 2014, received £1,500 for speaking during a conference in Cairo. Global Partners also paid for my air travel and two nights in a hotel.  Hours: 22 hrs. (Registered 5 November 2014)
1 December 2014, received £2,125 for speaking during and chairing sessions of a conference in Jordan. Global Partners also paid for my air travel and three nights in a hotel.  Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 10 December 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust
(a) Address of donor: The Garden House, Water End, York YO30 6WQ
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 for my campaign funds
(a) Donor status: Trust and company; registration 00357963
(a) (Registered 10 December 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Neil Sherlock
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,035 for my campaign funds
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 13 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Philip Young
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my campaign funds
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 13 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Elizabeth Burnett
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 for my campaign funds
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 13 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: William C Hockin (Transport) Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Gratton Way, Barnstaple EX31 3NL
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,350 for my campaign
(a) Donor status: company, registration 03275808
(a) (Registered 13 March 2015)
8. Land and Property
Residential property in London from which rental income is received.
11. Miscellaneous
Board director of Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust, a company which promotes democratic reform, civil liberties and social justice (unpaid). (Registered 4 July 2014)

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