Richard Bacon

Former MP, South Norfolk

South Norfolk Conservative

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How Richard Bacon voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Richard Bacon occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Lesser-Taught Languages 24 Mar 2015

    I am listening with great interest, but I hope my hon. Friend recognises the difference between, on the one hand, the unsurprising commercial considerations of commercial contractors making decisions in the short term, and on the other hand, the interests of this country, which are longer term. I am slightly uncomfortable with the language he is using about the choice being for the examining...
  • Lesser-Taught Languages 24 Mar 2015

    I have an eager eye on the clock and I will abide by what you have said, Madam Deputy Speaker. I wish to make a brief contribution. Some 10 days ago—two weeks ago—in my capacity as co-chair of the all-party group on Iran, I helped host five Members of the Iranian Parliament here in Westminster for most of a week. When we were not in Westminster, one of the most interesting trips...
  • Lesser-Taught Languages 24 Mar 2015

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Former Conservative MP for South Norfolk

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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 (since 12 Jul 2010)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 16 Jul 2001)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (9 Jan 2003 to 12 Mar 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well 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 77.00% 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.
  • 96 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 282 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 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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