Boris Johnson’s voting in Parliament
Boris Johnson is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Boris Johnson sometimes differs from their party collegues, such as:
Boris Johnson consistently voted against increasing the rate of VAT, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for.
Boris Johnson consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for.
Boris Johnson almost always voted against university tuition fees, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for.
Boris Johnson generally voted for greater regulation of gambling, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against.
We have lots more plain English analysis of Boris Johnson’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Boris Johnson’s full vote analysis page for more.
Boris Johnson never rebelled against their party in this parliament
I thank the Home Secretary very much for her statement, and for the care and thoroughness with which she has considered this case. Obviously, I do not necessarily agree with the conclusion. May I remind her that the decision to buy the Wasserwerfer was taken in the light of the strong support of the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis for this operational crowd control tool, and of the...
I am most grateful, Mr Speaker.
The reality is, as I am sure the hon. Lady would acknowledge, that the Conservative Government are now solving a crisis that was caused by Labour. Does she accept that when the Labour Government left office in 2010 there were a net 200,000 fewer affordable homes in this country than when they began?
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Conservative MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Also represented Henley
Expenses data for MPs is available from 2004 onwards
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Topics of interest
- Education and Skills
- Universities and Skills
- Home Department
- Capita Group
- Further Education Colleges
- Community Hospitals
- Higher Education
Currently held offices
- Mayor of London (since 2 May 2008)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister, Innovation, Universities and Skills (6 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Minister (Higher Education), Education (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (9 Dec 2005 to 16 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Minister (Arts), Home Affairs (6 Jul 2004 to 15 Nov 2004)
- Shadow Minister (Arts), Home, Constitutional & Legal Affairs (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)
- Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Apr 2004 to 13 Nov 2004)
- Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 2003 to 1 Jul 2004)
Future MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 83.02% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 16 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
- 134 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Boris Johnson’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 121 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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