Keith Simpson

Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

Broadland Conservative

Keith Simpson’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Keith Simpson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Keith Simpson generally voted against university tuition fees, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Keith Simpson never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Daesh 18 Jan 2016

    The Secretary of State will be aware of suggestions that part of the way to constrain Daesh is to use back-door diplomacy. Does he agree with Canon Andrew White of Baghdad, who said in an interview: “You can’t negotiate with them. I have never said that about another group of people. These are really so different, so extreme, so radical, so evil”? Does that put into context...
  • Counter-terrorism 5 Jan 2016

    My right hon. Friend has been working closely with her opposite numbers in the EU—Ministers of the Interior and so on. Will she update the House on what further co-operation is now taking place given the fact that, over the past six months, there have been a number of incidents in which intelligence exchange has obviously failed?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Flood Risks 17 Dec 2015

    My hon. Friend will know that, over a year ago, there was a tidal surge in the North sea that brought flooding to a lot of the east coast, particularly to Norfolk. I understand that there is a tidal surge forecast for Christmas day and boxing day. Will he update the House on the measures his Department and the Environment Agency are taking in the event of such a surge taking place?

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Profile

Conservative MP for Broadland

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Also represented Mid Norfolk

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Defence
  • International Development
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Sudan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Sudan: Peace Negotiations
  • Afghanistan

Currently held offices

  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (since 9 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (16 Mar 2015 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (1 Jun 2002 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (10 Dec 2001 to 2 Dec 2002)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2002)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 1999 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) (1 Jun 1998 to 1 Jun 1999)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 89.06% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 290 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Book Review Editor at Total Politics magazine, 375 Kennington Lane London SE11 5QY. Paid £250 per month (updated 18 May 2015), until further notice. Hours: approximately 20 hrs per month.

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