Nick Harvey

MP, North Devon

North Devon Liberal Democrat

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How Nick Harvey voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Nick Harvey occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committee on Standards: Standards Review Sub-Committee (since 10 Jun 2014)
  • Member, Privileges Committee (since 12 Feb 2013)
  • Member, Standards Committee (since 12 Feb 2013)

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 (28 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (4 Mar 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 24 Apr 2006)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • 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 24 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 41 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 66.07% 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.
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  • 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: 9 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from Global Partners (Governance) Ltd, Development House, 56-64 Leonard St, London EC2A 4LT:
4 March 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: 21 hrs. (Registered 18 March 2014)
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)
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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