Oliver Letwin

West Dorset Conservative

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How Oliver Letwin voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted moderately against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails

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Oliver Letwin hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 17 Mar 2014

    Public Administration: Citizen and public services. 4:30 pm; Room 8, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: Rt Hon David Laws MP, Minister of State, Cabinet Office and Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP, Minister for Government Policy
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: Deregulation Bill 17 Mar 2014

    At the Second Reading of the Deregulation Bill on the 3 February I intervened on the hon. Member for Brighton, Pavilion (Caroline Lucas) in relation to clause 47 to say that the Newspaper Society had not provided evidence to the Joint Committee on the Draft Deregulation Bill. I have since been informed that this statement was incorrect. While the Newspaper Society was not called to provide...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: Open Public Services 17 Mar 2014

    We are today announcing the publication of the annual open public services progress report for 2014. This document shows the significant progress made by the coalition Government in reforming our public services against the five principles of open public services, originally articulated in the White Paper of July 2011. The report will be available online and in the House Library.

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Conservative MP for West Dorset


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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Units
  • Departmental Accountancy
  • Departments: Accountancy
  • Departmental Public Expenditure
  • Departments: Public Bodies

Other offices held in the past

  • Chairman of the Policy Review & Chairman of the Conservative Research Department, The Conservative Party (6 Jan 2009 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Chairman of Policy Review and Chairman of the Conservative Research Department, The Conservative Party (9 Jul 2007 to 6 Jan 2009)
  • Chairman of Policy Review and Chairman of the Conservative Research Department, Conservative Party (6 Jul 2007 to 9 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment Food & Rural Affairs, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Economic Affairs & Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, Economic Affairs (10 May 2004 to 20 May 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • 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 70.70% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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 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") 875 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 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: Ilchester Estates
(a) Address of donor: The Estate Office, Melbury Sampford, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 0LF
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: company, resistration 01006592
(a) (Registered 20 May 2013)
8. Land and Property
My wife and I derive rental income from letting out rooms in our London home. (Registered 25 April 2012)

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