Patrick McLoughlin

MP, Derbyshire Dales

Derbyshire Dales Conservative

Patrick McLoughlin’s voting in Parliament

Patrick McLoughlin 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 Patrick McLoughlin’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes

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Patrick McLoughlin never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Transport: Update on Government action: Vehicle emissions testing programme 10 Nov 2015

    I wish to inform the House of the latest developments on vehicle emissions testing, following the revelations that Volkswagen Group had been fitting so-called defeat devices to some of its vehicles. The Government takes the unacceptable actions of Volkswagen extremely seriously. Our priority is to protect the public and I have taken a number of steps to investigate what went wrong and what...
  • Business of the House: Aviation Security 5 Nov 2015

    I thank the hon. Lady for the Opposition’s general support. She is absolutely right that the decision was not taken lightly; it was taken after careful consideration of the details that the Government had received. The hon. Lady asked about numbers. It is estimated that there are 20,000 in the Sharm el-Sheikh area, but that is not a specific, accurate figure and there will be some...
  • Business of the House: Aviation Security 5 Nov 2015

    I completely agree with my right hon. Friend: in an ideal world, that would be essential. We are of course reviewing security, as far as our security inspectors are concerned, at a number of locations. We will continue to do that, as we have done in the past. That is an important part of our job. I also think it is for other countries to understand that it is in everybody’s interests...

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Conservative MP for Derbyshire Dales

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 1986 — unknown

Also represented West Derbyshire


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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 (1 Jun 1989 to 1 Jun 1992)
  • Member, Social Services Committee (13 Jan 1987 to 15 May 1987)


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  • Has spoken in 12 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 during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 70.77% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 852 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.

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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