Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Gregory Barker voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted moderately against a smoking banDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly against the hunting banDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted moderately for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
Energy and Climate Change: IPCC 5th Assessment Review.
Witnesses: Professor David Mackay, Chief Scientific Adviser, DECC and Professor Sir Mark Walport, Government Chief Scientific Adviser; Rt Hon. Gregory Barker MP, Minister of State for Climate Change, DECC and David Warrilow, Head of Climate Science and International Evidence, DECC
The consultation on the Future of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) was published on 5 March 2014 and is available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/the-future-of-th e-energy-company-obligation The consultation runs until 16 April 2014. The Government intends to publish a final impact assessment on the final ECO proposals, following the consultation, and this will include...
Under both the current Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme, and the previous schemes CERT and CESP, energy companies are set targets in terms of outputs rather than expenditure. The relevant orders do not specify how much money energy companies have to spend to fulfil their statutory obligations and it is for energy companies to decide how they meet their obligations. Under ECO, DECC has...
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Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- International Development
- Trade and Industry
- Energy and Climate Change
- Departmental Energy
- CDC Capital Partners
- Renewable Energy
- Climate Change
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Environment), Energy and Climate Change (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister, Energy and Climate Change (7 Oct 2008 to 27 Jul 2009)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (6 Jul 2007 to 7 Oct 2008)
- Shadow Minister (the Environment), Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Whip, Whips (17 Mar 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Broadcasting Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Assistant Chief Whip, Whips (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
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- Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 68.85% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 474 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
1. Remunerated directorships
Director, Flare View Ltd.; property investment company holding freehold property let to commercial tenants.
8. Land and Property
Freehold commercial business park property in East Anglia
, from which I receive rental income.
9. Registrable shareholdings
(a) Flare View Ltd.
(b) New European Property Holdings Ltd. (NEPH
(b) Igroland Ltd; owns and operates children’s entertainment centres in Ukraine.
(b) Mottra Ltd; food manufacture and distribution
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