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Former Conservative MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham
- Also represented Grantham
- Entered Parliament on 3 May 1979 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
- Majority: 12,705 votes. — 206th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Douglas Hogg voted on key issues since 2001:
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly against the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against equal gay rights. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
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- Sometimes rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Drug Classification (30 Mar 2010)
“I entirely agree with the Minister that due process is important, for all the obvious reasons, but it has taken quite a long time to ban mephedrone. Will he look again at the legislation to see whether the statutory procedures mean that the process takes too long and whether we should review the process with a view to introducing interim orders?”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: European Council (29 Mar 2010) has video
“In the context of future changes to the governance of the European Union, of which the Prime Minister has just spoken, will he tell us whether he told his colleagues at the Euro Council that any proposal to transfer significant power from the United Kingdom to the European Union would have to be the subject of a referendum in the United Kingdom? If he did not tell his Euro colleagues that in...”
- Amendment of the Law (25 Mar 2010) has video
“It is not a case of not being able to give the figures; it is a case of not being willing to give them.”
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- Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below 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 47.05% 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 — below 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.
- 62 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1821 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 12 Apr 2010. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£14,180 (450th)||£23,083 (joint 1st with 142 others)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,634||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£20,333 (joint 3rd with 149 others)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£15,867 (199th)|
|Office running costs||£15,120 (425th)||£20,981 (177th)||£23,317 (146th)||£21,588||£17,130 (407th)||£18,685 (355th)||£15,674 (532nd)||£18,607 (217th)|
|Staffing costs||£65,175 (623rd)||£68,822 (615th)||£61,907 (626th)||£57,684||£48,789 (646th)||£47,531 (640th)||£43,629 (641st)||£18,112 (650th)|
|Members' Travel||£7,345 (322nd)1||£6,647 (369th)2||£6,485 (367th)||£6,021||£9,137 (368th)||£7,833 (403rd)||£8,510 (joint 396th with 1 other)||£5,942 (427th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£0||£49||£0||£110 (joint 417th with 3 others)||£0||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£1,891 (53rd)||£2,196 (52nd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£5,486 (148th)||£1,149 (joint 178th with 1 other)||£1,453 (168th)||£1,339||£1,359 (198th)||£984 (joint 259th with 1 other)||£1,167 (264th)||£1,139 (283rd)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£3,841 (146th)||£4,520 (159th)||£6,302||£4,720 (151st)||£5,352 (100th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,183 (joint 351st with 3 others)||£1,117 (226th)||£1,014||£1,963 (joint 164th with 1 other)||£1,963 (joint 159th with 1 other)||£1,963 (joint 157th with 1 other)||£1,640 (joint 410th with 1 other)|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£813 (45th)|
|Total||£109,196 (617th)||£127,902 (551st)||£120,909 (547th)||£115,631||£104,000 (595th)||£102,791 (579th)||£90,665 (607th)||£62,120 (637th)|