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 moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Sir John Stanley hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Flood Protection (West Kent) 11 Sep 2014

    Does the Minister recognise that in the internal maintenance of streams, watercourses and associated river banks, and the clearance of rubbish and things that get dumped in those watercourses, although those water flows may appear small, they build up and contribute to a flooding problem and can exacerbate a main river flooding problem substantially? Therefore, being able to identify who is...
  • Flood Protection (West Kent) 11 Sep 2014

    As the Member for Tonbridge and Malling, I am fortunate to represent one of the most beautiful, if not the most beautiful, constituencies within 30 miles of London. Environmentally, my constituency has one drawback, however, and that is its topography. It falls between the southern slopes of the north downs and goes on further south, going gradually downhill across the northern slope of the...
  • Flood Protection (West Kent) 11 Sep 2014

    I entirely agree with my hon. Friend. One point that all those concerned with the climate change debates need to recognise, whether they are fully supportive or among the sceptics, is that one characteristic of climate change, which is happening now, is greater transition between one extreme and another. That has serious implications with respect to rainfall and she has rightly drawn...

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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 — 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 57.34% 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") 709 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 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 9 October 2013)
£1,800 received for attending meetings as necessary and advising on business opportunities and risks. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 19 November 2013)
£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)
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)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: (1) Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES); (2) European Leadership Network (ELN)
Address of donor: (1) 1023 15th Street NW, Washington DC 20005, USA; (2) Suite 7, Southbank House, Black Prince Road, London SE1 7SJ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) flight costs, £2,003.25; (2) hotel costs, £426.42
Destination of visit: Washington DC
Date of visit: 1-3 October 2013
Purpose of visit: visit by a delegation of British and German parliamentarians to discuss multilateral disarmament and international arms control issues with Members of Congress and their staff, US Government officials and outside experts.
(Registered 25 October 2013)
9. Registrable shareholdings
(b) Royal Dutch Shell PLC; oil company.

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