Greg Knight

MP, East Yorkshire

East Yorkshire Conservative

Greg Knight’s voting in Parliament

Greg Knight 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 Greg Knight’s votes.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Greg Knight’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Greg Knight’s full vote analysis page for more.

Greg Knight never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Animals 21 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) horses and (b) dogs have been (i) injured and (ii) killed while on police duty in each of the last five years.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Doctors: Training 21 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 8 July 2015 to Question 4761, if he will require all newly-qualified doctors whose training has been paid for from the public purse either to practise for a specified minimum period in the UK or, if practising overseas, to repay all or part of the cost of their training; and if he will make a statement.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Petrol 21 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to ensure that petrol with nil or low biofuel content remains widely available for (a) vehicles registered as historic and (b) other older vehicles; and if he will make a statement.

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Conservative MP for East Yorkshire

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented Derby North

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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Prisons
  • M1
  • Motorways
  • Prison Service
  • Railways

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (14 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Vice-Chamberlain of Her Majesty's Household (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills (Joint Committee) (15 Jun 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons (20 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (17 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Administration Committee (15 May 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (9 Nov 2005 to 17 Oct 2012)
  • Chair, Procedure Committee (9 Nov 2005 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (13 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 9 Nov 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (10 May 2005 to 8 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (2 Oct 2003 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (3 Mar 2003 to 1 Oct 2003)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (19 Jul 2001 to 8 Sep 2003)
  • Minister of State (Energy and Industry) (5 Jul 1996 to 1 May 1997)
  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (10 Jun 1993 to 24 Jul 1996)
  • Deputy Chief Whip and Treasurer (7 Jun 1993 to 22 Jul 1996)
  • Member, Broadcasting Committee (1 Apr 1993 to 3 Apr 1996)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services): Accomodation & Administration Sub-Committee (13 Feb 1991 to 22 Oct 1991)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services): New Building Sub-Committee (12 Feb 1991 to 22 Oct 1991)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services) Committee (12 Feb 1991 to 22 Oct 1991)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (28 Nov 1990 to 27 May 1993)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (28 Jul 1989 to 25 Jul 1990)

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 84 written questions in the last year — well above 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 90.57% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 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.
  • 91 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Greg Knight’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 438 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from H and H Classics Ltd (a classic car auctions company), Appleton, Warrington WA4 4SN:
Received £1,000 on 11 November 2014 for consultancy work. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 04 December 2014)
Received £1,000 on 11 December 2014 for consultancy work. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 12 January 2015)
Received £1,000 on 12 January 2015 for consultancy work. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 20 January 2015)
Received £1,000 on 12 February 2015 for consultancy work. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 24 February 2015)
I am a director of H&H Classics Ltd (a classic car auctions company) of The Motor House, Appleton, Warrington WA4 4SN. I receive £1,000 a month for consultancy (about 2 hours a week) from March 2015 until further notice. (Registered 27 May 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Residential property in London: (i) and (ii) (Registered 13 February 2013)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Janet Knight, as Parliamentary Assistant.

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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