Mark Francois’s voting in Parliament
Mark Francois is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Mark Francois’s votes.
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
Almost always voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
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Mark Francois never rebelled against their party in this parliament
The attached table lists the policy evaluations carried out by DCLG since 2010-11. Evaluation Projects in DCLG - 2010-2015 (PDF Document, 315.15 KB)
My rt. hon. Friends, the Home Secretary (Theresa May) and the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (Greg Clark), are leading a Joint Committee to expand the existing Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme to resettle up to 20,000 Syrians in need of protection during this Parliament. We will work with the local government sector, devolved administrations, the...
The Department for Communities and Local Government spent the following amounts on carbon offsetting in each of the last three years, and with the following companies: Year Amount Company 2012-13 £464 RWE Supply and Trading Switzerland SA 2013-14 £29 EDF Trading Ltd. 2014-15 £835 South Pole Carbon Asset Management The Department undertakes its carbon...
More of Mark Francois’s recent appearances
Conservative MP for Rayleigh and Wickford
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Also represented Rayleigh
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Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Department
- Departmental Expenditure
- Gershon Review
- Departments: Furniture
- Departmental Fixed Assets
- Departments: Official Cars
Currently held offices
- Minister of State (Communities and Local Government) (since 8 May 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (6 Sep 2012 to 8 May 2015)
- Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
- Member, Administration Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 22 Oct 2012)
- Member, Committee of Selection (21 Jun 2010 to 9 May 2013)
- The Vice-Chamberlain of Her Majesty's Household (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Shadow Minister (Europe) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Paymaster General (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Economic Secretary (Treasury) (10 May 2004 to 10 May 2005)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (10 May 2002 to 10 May 2004)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — 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 95.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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.
- 111 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Francois’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 520 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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