Richard Bacon

MP, South Norfolk

South Norfolk Conservative

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How Richard Bacon voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Richard Bacon occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Contaminated Blood 15 Jan 2015

    I have listened to many of these stories with growing anger. Constituents of mine have also been affected. Does the right hon. Gentleman agree that Governments of both parties have failed our constituents for many years, and that the House will have no patience with any Government of any party who do not produce a final resolution of these matters?
  • Prayers: Clause 3 — Guidance 9 Jan 2015

    Will the Minister take this opportunity to commend Mr Stephen Noakes, who is the chair of the Council of Mortgage Lenders and the head of mortgages at Lloyds Bank? He has not only supported the work of the all-party parliamentary group on self-build, custom-build and independent house building, but has demonstrated a sustained commitment to developing mortgage products for the self-build sector.
  • Prayers: Clause 3 — Guidance 9 Jan 2015

    I beg to move, That the Bill be now read the Third time. I am grateful to the House for its consideration of my Bill. I should point out that there was a technical amendment in Committee to change the long title, but that was merely to bring it into conformity with the published Bill’s aims on Second Reading, which were narrower in scope than the long title I presented on First Reading....

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Conservative MP for South Norfolk

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Education and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury Building PFI Deal
  • Departmental Accountancy Practice
  • Departmental Accounting Practice
  • NHS: Ict
  • NHS: Information and Communications Technology

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Accounts Commission
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (29 Jun 2005 to 13 Mar 2007)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (9 Jan 2003 to 12 Mar 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 1 written question 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 77.42% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 276 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.

11. Miscellaneous
I am a patron of Elizabeth’s Legacy of Hope, a registered charity in England and Wales, No 1141287. During the course of visits to Africa I may undertake other engagements on behalf of the charity. (Registered 25 January 2013)

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