Nicholas Winterton

Former MP, Macclesfield

Macclesfield Conservative

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How Nicholas Winterton voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted strongly against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted strongly against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted strongly against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails

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Nicholas Winterton occasionally rebelled against their party in their last parliament

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Former Conservative MP for Macclesfield

Entered House of Commons on 30 September 1971 — unknown

Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Trade and Industry
  • Zimbabwe
  • Cyprus
  • Decommissioning
  • Strokes: Health Services
  • Falkland Islands

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (13 Jun 2006 to 23 May 2008)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Procedure Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 13 Dec 2005)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 20 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Standing Orders Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chairman, Procedure Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 147 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 66 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Responsiveness to messages sent via WriteToThem.com in 2008: MP did not accept messages via WriteToThem.
  • Has voted in 60.56% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 25 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 24 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1520 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

1. Remunerated directorships
Emerson International Inc. (non-executive). Address: 370 CenterPointe Circle, Suite 1136, Altamonte Springs, Florida, 32701, USA. Company deals with commercial and housing developments in the United States and Portugal. Drawing on pre-parliamentary experience I visit developments in the summer recess, meeting local staff, officials and elected representatives, assess progress and problems and report back to the Chairman. I am paid £10,000 annually (paid yearly) for approximately 150 hours.
Received £10,000 in the latter half of December 2009. Hours: approx. 150 hrs. (Registered 11 January 2010)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
£150 from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for July 2009 parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 1½ hours. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 24 August 2009)
ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA.
£75 for July 2009 parliamentary panel survey. Hours: 1 hour. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 24 August 2009)
£75 received for completing a parliamentary panel survey. Fee donated to charity. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 1 December 2009)
£75 received for completing a parliamentary panel survey. Fee donated to charity. Hours: 50 mins. (Registered 11 January 2010)
£75 received for completing a survey. Hours: 50 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 25 March 2010)
Payments from BPRI, 24-28 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2PX, for parliamentary surveys:
£75; payment donated to charity. Hours: 1hr. (Registered 1 September 2009)
£75; payment donated to charity. Hours: 45 mins (Registered 25 November 2009)
£75 received for completing a survey. Hours: 50 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 7 April 2010)
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donations to my constituency party received from:
The Emerson Group Ltd
Macclesfield Conservative and Unionist Patrons' Club
John A Downs, Sutton, Nr Macclesfield (personal donation)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Government of Taiwan
Address of donor: Taiwan Representative Office, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB.
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): unknown, but probably more than £1,000.
Destination of visit: Republic of China (Taiwan)
Date of visit: 30 March to 6 April 2010
Purpose of visit: meetings with the President of Taiwan and other members of the Government, and members of the Taiwan Parliament.
(Registered 9 April 2010)

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