How Gregory Barker voted since 2001
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Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Gregory Barker hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
May I commend the Secretary of State for the role he played, along with my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister, in securing a tremendous outcome on the 2030 package? Given that the agreement will mean we can drive an ambitious target through the most cost-effective pathway, will he look again at the Solar Trade Association path to zero subsidy? One of the most exciting things about solar is...
What recent progress he has made as the Prime Minister’s special envoy on preventing sexual violence in conflict.
May I pay tribute to the extraordinary personal commitment of my right hon. Friend to this agenda and say how much I think it is appreciated across the House? Will he tell us what specific action he has taken to address reports—horrific reports—of violence being perpetrated against women and girls in ISIS-controlled areas of Iraq and Syria?
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Conservative MP for Bexhill and Battle
Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
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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
- The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (13 May 2010 to 15 Jul 2014)
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 18 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 67.84% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 9 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") 497 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Nov 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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