Sir John Stanley

MP, Tonbridge and Malling

Tonbridge and Malling Conservative

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How Sir John Stanley voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Sir John Stanley hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Exports: Middle East 23 Feb 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 9 February 2015 to Question 222938, regarding the standard individual export licence for equipment employing cryptography and software for equipment employing cryptography to the value of 7.7 billion approved by his Department for export to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, what...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Members: Correspondence 9 Feb 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will issue a Direction to the Chief Executive of Network Rail to reply to the letter of 27 October 2014 from the hon. Member for Tonbridge and Malling on the need to lengthen the platforms at Cowden, Hever and Edenbridge Town stations by 27 July 2015.
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Exports: Middle East 9 Feb 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, for what reason the value of extant standard individual export licences to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories fell from 7.9 billion, as stated in his letter of 12 May 2014 to the hon. Member for Tonbridge and Malling, to 93 million, as stated in his letter of 15 December 2014 to the same hon. Member.

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Conservative MP for Tonbridge and Malling

Entered House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Home Department
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Iraq
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Pandemic Influenza
  • Correspondence
  • Community Hospitals

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (7 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Committee on Arms Export Controls (18 Apr 2008 to 7 Oct 2009)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs: Entry Clearance Sub-Committee (29 Jan 1998 to 19 Nov 1998)
  • The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (12 Jun 1987 to 1 Jun 1988)
  • Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Minister for the Armed Forces) (13 Jun 1983 to 12 Jun 1987)
  • Minister (Department of Environment) (Housing & Construction) (7 May 1979 to 12 Jun 1983)

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 16 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 57.53% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 20–21 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") 714 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Consultant on financial services to FIL Investment Management Ltd (formerly known as Fidelity Investment Management Ltd), Oakhill House, Hildenborough, Kent TN11 9DZ.
£1,800 received for attending meetings as necessary and advising on business opportunities and risks. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 20 February 2014)
£1,800 received for attending meetings as necessary and advising on business opportunities and risks. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 18 March 2014)
£1,800 received for attending meetings as necessary and advising on business opportunities and risks. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 29 April 2014)
£1,800 received for attending meetings as necessary and advising on business opportunities and risks. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 16 May 2014)
£1,800 received for attending meetings as necessary and advising on business opportunities and risks. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 23 June 2014)
£1,800 received for attending meetings as necessary and advising on business opportunities and risks. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 15 July 2014)
£1,800 received for attending meetings as necessary and advising on business opportunities and risks. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 21 August 2014)
£1,800 received for attending meetings as necessary and advising on business opportunities and risks. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 30 September 2014)
£1,800 received for attending meetings as necessary and advising on business opportunities and risks. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 22 October 2014)
£1,800 received for attending meetings as necessary and advising on business opportunities and risks. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 19 November 2014)
£1,800 received for attending meetings as necessary and advising on business opportunities and risks. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 22 December 2014)
£1,800 received for attending meetings as necessary and advising on business opportunities and risks. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 27 January 2015)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: Tonbridge and Malling Conservative Constituency Association
Address of donor: 91 High St, West Malling, ME19 6NA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: A gift voucher for tickets at the Royal Opera House, value £400; a gift voucher for Wiltons Restaurant, value £200; a pair of tickets for myself and my wife to attend the dinner to mark the 40th anniversary of my election as the constituency MP, value £80, and a book of tributes; total value over £680
Date of receipt of donation: 15 February 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 15 February 2014
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 4 April 2014)
9. Registrable shareholdings
(b) Royal Dutch Shell PLC; oil company.

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