How Chris Grayling voted since 2001
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Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Chris Grayling hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Procedure: Written Parliamentary question answering performance in 2013-14.
Witnesses: Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice and Dame Ursula Brennan DCB, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice
In November 2012 the Government announced the start of a new programme of work to drive down costs across prisons in order to deliver value for money for the taxpayer, accelerate cost reductions, maximise savings and to improve outcomes without compromising public safety. The programme included applying a new public sector staffing benchmark that had been developed by the Prison Service in...
I thank the shadow Secretary of State for the measured way in which he has responded to the issue. Let me answer his questions in turn. The Wilson doctrine applies to intercept activity, so the routine monitoring of calls of this kind, while not within the prison rules, is not covered by the Wilson doctrine. I cannot give the right hon. Gentleman an answer on the number of prisons. We have...
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Conservative MP for Epsom and Ewell
Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Local Government and the Regions
- Work and Pensions
- Network Rail
- London Underground
Currently held offices
- The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice
Other offices held in the past
- The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Shadow Home Secretary, Home Affairs (19 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Work & Pensions, Work & Pensions (6 Jul 2007 to 19 Jan 2009)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Transport, Transport (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 18 Jan 2006)
- Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, Leader of the House of Commons (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Health (17 Mar 2005 to 20 May 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Education (6 Jul 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Public Services, Health & Education (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 16 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 very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 76.65% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 15 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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") 1019 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.
(a) Name of donor: Dev Dadral
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,200
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 15 February 2014)
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP
(b) Address of donor: Great Burgh, Burgh Heath, Epsom, Surrey KT18 5QX
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: sponsorship of constituency reception; value £6,000
(b) Date of receipt: 4 September 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 4 September 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration number 00916634
(b) (Registered 16 October 2014)
8. Land and Property
Two terraced houses in London, from which rental income is received.
I have received two racecourse passes for 2014 from Epsom Downs Racecourse, Surrey KT18 5LQ; total value £450. (Registered 11 May 2013, updated 20 October 2014)
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