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Conservative MP for Derbyshire Dales
- Also represented West Derbyshire
- The Secretary of State for Transport (since 6 Sep 2012) (note about dates)
- Entered Parliament on 8 May 1986 — unknown
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Patrick McLoughlin voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted moderately against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cards. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Health, Home Department, Education and Skills, Transport
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Correspondence, Members: Correspondence, Grants, Prisons, Employment Tribunals
(based on written questions asked by Patrick McLoughlin and answered by departments)
- Written Ministerial Statements — Transport: Christopher Irwin (Indemnification) (3 Dec 2013)
“The Government have decided to indemnify Mr Christopher Irwin, head of the UK delegation to the Channel Tunnel Intergovernmental Commission (IGC) for damages and legal costs incurred in the exercise of his functions in relation to liabilities incurred or proceedings brought in any jurisdiction, whether in the United Kingdom, France, or anywhere else in Europe or in the world. This will cover...”
- Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (26 Nov 2013)
“Transport: High speed rail: follow up.
Witnesses: Richard Threlfall, UK Head of Infrastructure, Buildings and Construction, KPMG and Lewis Atter, Associate Partner, Global Infrastructure, KPMG; Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State, Department for Transport and David Prout, Director General of High Speed 2”
- Written Ministerial Statements — Transport: High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill (25 Nov 2013)
“Later today the High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill will receive its First Reading. This is a significant step forward in the Government’s strategy for a high-speed rail network that will address the critical capacity constraints that we face and improve connectivity between our great cities. This is vital to ensure that the country is equipped to compete economically in the...”
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- Has spoken in 11 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 80.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 693 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. 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||£21,620 (220th)||£22,968 (206th)||£21,869 (275th)||£21,202||£20,762 (246th)||£20,333 (joint 3rd with 149 others)||£19,559 (312th)||£14,409 (414th)|
|London costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£1,618 (joint 1st with 118 others)||£1,574 (joint 1st with 101 others)||£1,527 (joint 1st with 101 others)||£1,227 (joint 1st with 81 others)|
|Office running costs||£11,929 (536th)||£14,620 (471st)||£19,593 (401st)||£17,958||£17,211 (404th)||£18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others)||£18,162 (307th)||£21,541 (125th)|
|Staffing costs||£82,747 (546th)||£80,818 (521st)||£82,019 (399th)||£68,664||£67,588 (460th)||£64,092 (508th)||£60,931 (499th)||£40,077 (511th)|
|Communications Allowance||£5,838 (455th)||£10,262 (112th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£8,299 (278th)1||£9,874 (226th)2||£11,131 (163rd)||£9,244||£12,447 (252nd)||£12,116 (241st)||£12,056 (245th)||£9,913 (227th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£44 (joint 386th with 1 other)||£108 (371st)||£307 (275th)||£108||£156 (387th)||£157 (joint 384th with 1 other)||£305 (333rd)||£301 (313th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£588 (195th)||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||£4,238 (241st)||£654 (joint 392nd with 2 others)||£735 (400th)||£1,251||£1,005 (285th)||£1,691 (103rd)||£2,102 (75th)||£1,228 (joint 252nd with 1 other)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,020 (562nd)||£2,224 (380th)||£3,492||£2,932 (277th)||£4,592 (136th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,431 (47th)||£1,142 (joint 175th with 17 others)||£962||£1,986 (joint 93rd with 2 others)||£1,986 (joint 87th with 2 others)||£1,986 (joint 86th with 2 others)||£1,986 (joint 84th with 2 others)|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£9,642 (11th)||£0||£729 (89th)||£0||£0||£0|
|Total||£134,715 (506th)||£142,343 (387th)||£148,662 (109th)||£122,881||£126,434 (267th)||£125,340 (200th)||£116,628 (243rd)||£90,682 (275th)|