David Ruffley

MP, Bury St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds Conservative

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How David Ruffley voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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David Ruffley occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners: Pay 25 Nov 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average remuneration for (a) part-time and (b) full-time GPs in each clinical commissioning group area was in the last three years.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners: East of England 25 Nov 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average distance travelled for an out-of-hours GP appointment was in (a) Suffolk, (b) Bedfordshire, (c) Cambridgeshire, (d) Essex, (e) Hertfordshire and (f) Norfolk in each of the last 10 years; and what the average waiting time for an out-of-hours GP appointment was in (i) Suffolk, (ii) Bedfordshire, (iii) Cambridgeshire, (iv) Essex, (v)...
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Vandalism 24 Nov 2014

    To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many instances of vandalism were reported in each police force area in England and Wales in each year since 2005.

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Conservative MP for Bury St Edmunds

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Justice
  • Transport
  • Incapacity Benefit
  • Benefits
  • Police
  • Benefit Fraud
  • Police: Manpower

Currently held offices

  • Member, Treasury Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Financial Services Bill (Joint Committee) (18 Jul 2011 to 13 Dec 2011)
  • - Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (6 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Work & Pensions (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 14 Feb 2006)
  • Whip, Whips (17 Mar 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Assistant Chief Whip, Whips (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 63 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 70.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 15 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.
  • 87 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Ruffley’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 291 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London, EC1Y 8RT:
Received £80 for survey, October 2013. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 28 May 2014)
Received £80 for survey, November 2013. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 28 May 2014)
Received £80 for survey, May 2014. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 9 June 2014)
Fees from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London, SE1 1FY for interview surveys:
Received £200, January 2014. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 28 May 2014)
Fees from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA for completing surveys:
Received £75 for October 2013 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 28 May 2014)
Received £75 for November 2013 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 28 May 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
Solicitor (non-practising).

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