David Cameron

MP, Witney

Witney Conservative

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How David Cameron voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition feesDetails

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David Cameron occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: EU Council, Security and Middle East 1 Sep 2014

    I thank the Leader of the Opposition for the points he made and the tone in which he made them. There is widespread, all-party support for most of the issues that we are discussing today. He is right to praise Cathy Ashton. Let me add my voice to his. She has done an excellent job. Of course, that job is not yet complete: she is still involved in some important negotiations, not least with...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: EU Council, Security and Middle East 1 Sep 2014

    I always listen very carefully to the Father of the House but on this occasion I am not sure I agree with him. I would argue that the rise of Islamic State—of ISIS—has had two principal causes: one is the brutality that Assad has shown to his own people, and the second is the failure of the Government in Iraq to represent all of its people. We need to recognise that it is those...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: EU Council, Security and Middle East 1 Sep 2014

    I greatly respect the right hon. Gentleman, and I know he has considerable experience of dealing with Iran, not least from when he was Foreign Secretary. As I have said here before, we are cautiously re-engaging with Iran—he knows about the steps already taken—and that will lead over time, I am sure, to the reopening of embassies and all the rest of it, but we should do so very...

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Conservative MP for Witney

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Education and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Schools
  • Local Government: Bank Services
  • Advocacy Groups
  • Local Involvement Networks
  • Heroin

Other offices held in the past

  • Leader of the Opposition (6 Dec 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Education, Education (20 May 2005 to 6 Dec 2005)
  • Head of Policy Co-Ordination, Co-Ordination of Policy (17 Mar 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Head of Policy Co-Ordination, Conservative Party (15 Jun 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (to 12 Oct 2004)
  • Shadow Minister, Local and Devolved Government Affairs (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 44 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 17.38% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 208 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") 2858 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
In my capacity as Leader of the Conservative Party, I have accepted Honorary Membership for life of the Carlton Club.
Name of donor: Ellesborough Golf Club
Address of donor : Butlers Cross, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP17 OTZ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: honorary membership of Ellesborough Golf Club; value £1,221 p/a.
Date of receipt of donation: June 2011
Date of acceptance of donation: 9 June 2011
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 15 February 2012; updated 4 February 2013)
8. Land and Property
Residential property in London, from which rental income is received.

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