John Stanley

Former MP, Tonbridge and Malling

Tonbridge and Malling Conservative

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Details

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John Stanley hardly ever rebelled against their party in their last parliament

Recent appearances

  • Elections for Positions in the House: Backbench Business — Valedictory Debate 26 Mar 2015

    Without question, the greatest privilege I have had during my 41 years in this House and throughout my life is to have represented the people of Tonbridge and Malling in one of the most beautiful and historic parts of our country. I make a mild apology to Members on both sides of the House that my constituency is a phonetical trap, given that, almost with exception, every town and village is...
  • Elections for Positions in the House: Backbench Business — Valedictory Debate 26 Mar 2015

    Mr Speaker, I understood that your latitude applied only to the opening speakers, not to those of us speaking subsequently, but I await your guidance. I would tell my hon. Friend that under the so-called Henry VIII powers, Ministers now have an order-making power, which is defined as “a delegated power which enables a Minister, by delegated legislation, to amend, modify or repeal an Act...
  • Elections for Positions in the House: Backbench Business — Valedictory Debate 26 Mar 2015

    I am grateful to my hon. Friend, but I am anxious not to be responsible for cutting anybody out of this debate. I want to turn to my next very important point. I will not repeat what I said on 6 March in the debate on the private Member’s Bill, introduced by my right hon. Friend the Member for Rutland and Melton (Sir Alan Duncan), to repeal the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011. For me,...

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Former Conservative MP for Tonbridge and Malling

Entered the House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (13 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (10 Mar 2008 to 13 Oct 2010)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs: Entry Clearance Sub-Committee (29 Jan 1998 to 19 Nov 1998)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • 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 7 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 17 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 57.71% 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.
  • 109 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 718 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 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: 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)
£1,800 received for attending meetings as necessary and advising on business opportunities and risks. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 24 February 2015)
£1,800 received for attending meetings as necessary and advising on business opportunities and risks. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 30 March 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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