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 strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords 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: Arms Trade 27 Jan 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, whether he plans to publish the results of his call for evidence on the introduction of a pre-licensing register of arms brokers together with the Government's response in January 2015 at the latest.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Network Rail 22 Jan 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 3 June 2014 from the right hon. Member for Tonbridge and Malling, and his subsequent letter pressing for a reply, regarding the establishment of a business and innovation centre at the Station Masters House at Edenbridge Town Station.
  • Bill Presented: Backbench Business — Christmas Adjournment 18 Dec 2014

    For all of us, it is a matter of fortuity as to whether the experience and expertise that we acquire in different ways before we enter the House can be utilised when we come here. I had the good fortune, before I entered the House, to be a member of the financial evaluation team at Rio Tinto-Zinc. Our responsibilities were to evaluate for the board of RTZ some of the most complex and largest...

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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 14 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 57.32% 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: 6 Jan 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: 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)
£1,800 received for attending meetings as necessary and advising on business opportunities and risks. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 22 December 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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