James Paice

MP, South East Cambridgeshire

South East Cambridgeshire Conservative

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How James Paice voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
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James Paice hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Serious Crime Bill [Lords] 5 Jan 2015

    I am grateful for being called to speak so early in the proceedings on the Bill. I confess that I have often been a sceptic about criminal legislation. Indeed, as the shadow Home Secretary implied, it is easy to pass new laws and forget about the need to enforce them. More importantly, we need to use what is already on the statute book. I do not know how many new offences we have created in...
  • Serious Crime Bill [Lords] 5 Jan 2015

    I am not sure whether the right hon. Gentleman is trying to tempt me on to the issue of Europe. I am not one of those who thinks that Europe has no locus on this issue. It is right that we work with our European colleagues, either as individual member states or through the EU as a whole to address these issues. Whether spot checks or, as the Home Secretary said in her answer to me earlier...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Border Exit Checks 5 Jan 2015

    Does my right hon. Friend accept that the problem of illegal immigrants does not exist only in the locale of Calais? There is ample evidence that many of them are getting into lorries as far afield as Spain, and this is particularly affecting lorries bringing fresh food into this country, as their whole load has to be condemned when the immigrants are discovered. Is she aware that our retail...

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Conservative MP for South East Cambridgeshire

Entered House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Departmental Carbon Emissions
  • Agriculture: Subsidies
  • Food
  • Departmental Food
  • British Food

Currently held offices

  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (14 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • - Shadow Minister (Agriculture), Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • - Shadow Minister (Agriculture), Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (6 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Agriculture & Rural Affairs), Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister (Agriculture), Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Agriculture & Rural Affairs, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment & Transport (9 May 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Agriculture & Rural Affairs, Environment and Transport (17 Mar 2005 to 9 May 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Environment and Transport (9 Sep 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (6 Jul 2004 to 9 Sep 2004)
  • Shadow Minister, Home, Constitutional & Legal Affairs (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)

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  • Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 5 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • 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 67.36% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 13 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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") 815 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

1. Directorships
Non-executive Chairman of First Milk Ltd, from 1 November 2013. Address: Cirrus House, Glasgow Airport Business Park, Marchburn Drive, Paisley, PA3 2SJ. Fee £85,001-£90,000 a year. Commitment of 50 days a year. (Registered 5 November 2013)
Received director’s fee of £7,500 for December 2013. Hours: 5 days. (Registered 7 May 2014)
Received director’s fee of £7,500 for January 2014. Hours: 5 days. (Registered 7 May 2014)
Received director’s fee of £7,500 for February 2014. Hours: 5 days. (Registered 7 May 2014)
Received director’s fee of £7,500 for March 2014. Hours: 5 days. (Registered 7 May 2014)
Received director’s fee of £7,500 for April 2014. Hours: 5 days. (Registered 7 May 2014)
Received director’s fee of £7,500 for May 2014. Hours: 5 days. (Registered 7 May 2014)
Non-executive Director of Camgrain Ltd, from 1 November 2013. Address: London Road, Balsham, Cambridge CB21 4HH. Fee £5001-£10,000 a year. Commitment of 10 days a year. (Registered 5 November 2013)
Received director’s fee of £1,000 for January 2014. Hours: 1 day. (Registered 7 May 2014)
Received director’s fee of £1,000 for February 2014. Hours: 1 day. (Registered 7 May 2014)
Received director’s fee of £1,000 for March 2014. Hours: 1 day. (Registered 7 May 2014)
Received director’s fee of £1,000 for April 2014. Hours: 1 day. (Registered 7 May 2014)
Received director’s fee of £1,000 for May 2014. Hours: 1 day. (Registered 7 May 2014)
Trustee and Director of NIAB TAG; Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0LE from March 2013; initially unpaid. From April 2014 I receive a £200 attendance fee for each meeting, each lasting approximately half a day. (Registered 7 May 2014)
Received £200 in April 2014 for one meeting. (Registered 7 May 2014)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Partner in smallholding in Cambridgeshire, on which I make no drawings.
8. Land and Property
Smallholding in Cambridgeshire, which is my main home.
Flat in London from which I derive rental income. (Registered 3 December 2012)

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