Patrick McLoughlin

MP, Derbyshire Dales

Derbyshire Dales Conservative

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Patrick McLoughlin’s voting in Parliament

Patrick McLoughlin is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Patrick McLoughlin’s votes.

  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes

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Patrick McLoughlin has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Transport: Rail Franchising 26 May 2016

    I am pleased to inform the house that my department has published its refreshed programme for rail franchising. Through this my department is setting out an ambitious plan for new rail franchises that will give passengers high-quality rail services. It is making it clear to the whole rail industry that competition for rail franchises is the best way to secure services for passengers at good...
  • Debate on the Address: Transport and Local Infrastructure 19 May 2016

    May I echo what the hon. Gentleman has said? I heard about the new appointments just before I came into the Chamber. I very much hope that we can work together positively on a number of issues that affect both Scotland and the rest of the United Kingdom.
  • Debate on the Address: Transport and Local Infrastructure 19 May 2016

    Given that the hon. Gentleman has now had time to study the Davies report and that he is so clear in his own mind, will he tell us which option he prefers?

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Conservative MP for Derbyshire Dales

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 1986 — unknown

Also represented West Derbyshire

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Education and Skills
  • Transport
  • Correspondence
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Grants
  • Prisons
  • Employment Tribunals

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Transport (since 6 Sep 2012)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (12 May 2010 to 4 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Chief Whip (Commons) (10 Dec 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (27 Sep 2005 to 8 Nov 2005)
  • Member, Administration Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 14 Dec 2005)
  • Member, Accommodation and works Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (22 Jan 2004 to 13 Jul 2005)
  • Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Commons) (10 Jul 1998 to 10 Dec 2005)
  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (5 Jun 1998 to 17 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (7 May 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons) (2 May 1997 to 10 Jul 1998)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (23 Jul 1996 to 2 May 1997)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (7 Jul 1995 to 23 Jul 1996)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (26 Jun 1995 to 23 Apr 1996)
  • Member, National Heritage Committee (31 Oct 1994 to 17 Oct 1995)
  • Member, Broadcasting Committee (1 Jul 1994 to 1 Jul 1995)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Trade and Industry) (27 May 1993 to 20 Jul 1994)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Employment) (14 Apr 1992 to 27 May 1993)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (25 Jul 1989 to 14 Apr 1992)
  • Member, Social Services Committee (13 Jan 1987 to 15 May 1987)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Patrick McLoughlin’s speeches
  • 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 medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 70.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 198 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Patrick McLoughlin’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 898 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Simon Haslam
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 June 2015)
Name of donor: Robert M Kirkland
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 June 2015)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Given honorary membership of the Carlton Club while Chief Whip, which has continued. (Updated 4 June 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Lynn McLoughlin, as Executive Secretary and Office Manager.

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