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 university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Sir John Stanley hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Overseas Voters (15 Year Rule): Foreign Affairs Committee (Hong Kong Visit) 2 Dec 2014

    I am glad to follow the excellent opening speech of my right hon. Friend the Member for Croydon South (Sir Richard Ottaway), the Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, of which I have been a member since 1992. When you, Mr Speaker, gave your most welcome consent to this debate yesterday, you were entirely correct in stating that the situation we face is entirely unprecedented. The Foreign...
  • [Hugh Bayley in the Chair] — Arms Exports and Controls 30 Oct 2014

    I thank all hon. Members for their generous comments on my endeavours as Chair of the Committees on Arms Export Controls. It is a unique conjunction of Committees to chair. I have no equestrian background at all, but I have likened it to trying to get a 16-horse stagecoach moving reasonably well in the same direction, which is particularly difficult when there is no ability to vote. We have...
  • [Hugh Bayley in the Chair] — Arms Exports and Controls 30 Oct 2014

    May I correct the Minister on the point he has just made? There was no misunderstanding and no suggestion in the Committees on Arms Export Control that the criterion 2 “clear risk” test had been dropped by the Government at any point.

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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

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)

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — below 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 56.67% 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") 713 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

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 27 December 2013)
£1,800 received for attending meetings as necessary and advising on business opportunities and risks. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 27 January 2014)
£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)
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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