Richard Bacon

MP, South Norfolk

South Norfolk Conservative

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How Richard Bacon voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails

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Richard Bacon occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Army 2020 14 Jul 2014

    The Defence Reform Act 2014 requires the reserve forces and cadets associations to prepare an annual report on the state of the reserves, and the Secretary of State to publish it. Will my right hon. Friend confirm that that report was filed on time? When will he publish it?
  • Opposition Day — [4th Allotted Day]: Housing Supply 9 Jul 2014

    I congratulate the hon. Member for Wolverhampton North East (Emma Reynolds) on securing a debate on this exceptionally important subject. It is less than a year since we in this country were talking about a sclerotic housing market, in which people were not confident and housing was not being built. Now, almost every time the Governor of the Bank of England opens his mouth, we are talking...
  • Opposition Day — [4th Allotted Day]: Housing Supply 9 Jul 2014

    And the House of Lords. I will briefly mention the three things that I hope the Bill will do. First, it would impose a requirement or duty on local authorities to keep a register of people or community groups, whether they want to rent or purchase, who are interested in bringing forward or acquiring land for what in Berlin are called self-organised projects. Secondly, when bringing forward...

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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

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)

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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 5 written questions 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 79.32% 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.
  • 95 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Richard Bacon’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 263 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
November 2013, received £150 for opening address given at procurement conference organised by Government Knowledge, on 10 September 2013. Address of payer: 1 Northumberland Avenue, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5BW. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 11 November 2013)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group, sponsored by HSBC, Arup, GKN, Cambridge Assessment, John Swire & Sons and City of London.
Address of donor: c/o House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, Chinese visas, hotel, food and drink and transport; total cost £1,633
Destination of visit: Shanghai and surrounding area
Date of visit: 19-24 October 2013
Purpose of visit: to promote economic contacts between the UK and China
(Registered 7 November 2013)
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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