How Richard Bacon voted since 2001
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- Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
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Richard Bacon occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
I must say that I am rather disappointed with my hon. Friend the Minister’s response—I was hoping it would be rather more Thatcherite, if I can put it that way. It seems that the right hon. Member for Blackburn has a valid point: US trade with Iran is going up and British trade with Iran is being adversely affected. If that is happening, it is possible that the US intends that to...
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions when he expects to publish the audited figures for the Child Support Agency's client funds account for 2012-13.
Given what the Prime Minister has called the Leader of the Opposition’s new approach and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s forthcoming visit tomorrow, does he think that there is something we can learn from her about an even broader based approach to coalition building that would unite the whole country? While it is true that under such circumstances he would have to give some red meat...
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Conservative MP for South Norfolk
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Topics of interest
- 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 9 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 80.18% 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") 255 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 7 Apr 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.
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
(Registered 7 November 2013)
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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