Oliver Letwin

MP, West Dorset

West Dorset Conservative

Oliver Letwin’s voting in Parliament

Oliver Letwin is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Oliver Letwin’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Oliver Letwin’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Oliver Letwin’s full vote analysis page for more.

Oliver Letwin never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Reviews 21 Jul 2015

    Holding answer received on 20 July 2015 There are currently two cross-departmental review processes being run by the Cabinet Office. The first is focussed on National Security, refreshing the 2010 National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review. The second is the Bribery and Corruption enforcement review. The next iteration of the National Security Strategy...
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: National Security 21 Jul 2015

    The 2015 National Security Strategy, informed by the National Security Risk Assessment, is considering a wide range of risks including those to our economic and financial security.
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: Cabinet Committees 21 Jul 2015

    Today I am publishing an updated Cabinet Committees list. It includes the new Economic Affairs (Airports) sub-Committee created by the Prime Minister. I have placed a copy of the new list in Libraries of both Houses. Updated Committees List (Word Document, 39.26 KB) This statement has also been made in the House of Lords: ...

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Conservative MP for West Dorset

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Expenses

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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

Currently held offices

  • Minister for Government Policy (since 15 Jul 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister for Government Policy (12 May 2010 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Without portfolio (8 Dec 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Environment) (10 May 2005 to 8 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (10 Nov 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office) (1 Sep 2001 to 10 Nov 2003)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (26 Sep 2000 to 18 Sep 2001)
  • Shadow Financial Secretary (23 Jul 1999 to 10 Jan 2000)
  • Opposition Spokesperson (Constitutional Affairs, Scotland and Wales) (1 Jul 1998 to 23 Jul 1999)
  • Member, Deregulation Committee (23 Feb 1998 to 2 Jul 1999)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 4 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 96.23% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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") 882 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.

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