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Conservative MP for Witney
- The Prime Minister (since 11 May 2010) (note about dates)
- Entered Parliament on 7 June 2001 — General election
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- Voting record
- Topics of interest
- Most recent appearances
- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How David Cameron voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately against a smoking ban. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for replacing Trident. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Health, Education and Skills, Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Home Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Schools, Local Government: Bank Services, Advocacy Groups, Local Involvement Networks, Heroin
(based on written questions asked by David Cameron and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Child Trust Funds Bill Committee (2 out of 7)
- Criminal Justice Bill Committee (26 out of 32)
- Courts Bill Committee (6 out of 7)
- Tributes to Nelson Mandela (9 Dec 2013)
“Nelson Mandela was a towering figure in our lifetime, a pivotal figure in the history of South Africa and the world, and it is right that we meet in this Parliament to pay tribute to his character, his achievements and his legacy. The Union and South African flags flew at half mast over Downing street for the day after his death, and they will do so again on the day of his funeral. Condolence...”
- Written Answers — Prime Minister: China (9 Dec 2013)
“The Government is committed to engagement with China on a full range of subjects as part of a broad and mature relationship. Nothing was off limits in my conversations in China and I raised climate change and human rights issues and agreed a new round of the UK-China human rights dialogue in early 2014.”
- Written Answers — Prime Minister: Poverty (9 Dec 2013)
“My parliamentary answers are a matter of public record and can be found in the Official Report. Copies are available in the Libraries of the House.”
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- Has spoken in 46 debates in the last year — above 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 17.51% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 177 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 2507 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£20,240 (272nd)||£19,626 (406th)||£20,563 (368th)||£21,359||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£20,328 (joint 169th with 5 others)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£18,009 (joint 2nd with 55 others)|
|Office running costs||£8,942 (599th)||£7,588 (621st)||£16,363 (527th)||£19,719||£18,619 (296th)||£17,752 (485th)||£17,482 (445th)||£17,204 (259th)|
|Staffing costs||£109,815 (17th)||£103,630 (5th)||£91,351 (49th)||£83,858||£73,882 (198th)||£71,007 (165th)||£67,696 (149th)||£57,267 (35th)|
|Communications Allowance||£1,318 (567th)||£2,200 (552nd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£1,005 (614th)1||£1,086 (611th)2||£970 (618th)||£2,666||£5,387 (522nd)||£5,379 (507th)||£5,141 (joint 523rd with 1 other)||£4,657 (483rd)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£140 (joint 317th with 1 other)||£348 (256th)||£323 (266th)||£133||£0||£344 (313th)||£0||£68 (424th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£418 (216th)||£652 (173rd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£4,458 (218th)||£2,594 (5th)||£4,718 (16th)||£2,506||£844 (joint 342nd with 1 other)||£641 (440th)||£620 (joint 512th with 1 other)||£1,286 (joint 230th with 1 other)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£4,399 (112th)||£8,057 (58th)||£5,166||£1,913 (421st)||£2,471 (joint 331st with 1 other)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,294 (joint 196th with 1 other)||£1,040 (362nd)||£322||£1,907 (joint 286th with 5 others)||£1,907 (joint 282nd with 5 others)||£1,907 (joint 279th with 5 others)||£1,907 (joint 262nd with 5 others)|
|Other Costs||£5,844 (31st)||£5,412 (25th)||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Total||£152,179 (302nd)||£148,829 (289th)||£143,385 (204th)||£135,729||£123,454 (319th)||£119,829 (321st)||£112,568 (338th)||£100,398 (90th)|