Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament
How Greg Knight voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted strongly against a smoking banDetails
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly against the hunting banDetails
- Voted very strongly against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cardsDetails
- 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 Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) whether he plans to bring forward proposals to increase the size of on-street parking bays; (2) what conclusions he has reached following his consideration of changes to the (a) prescribed size and (b) other regulatory requirements in respect of parking bays; what plans he has to propose revisions to the Traffic Signs Regulations and General...
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) for what reason he did not require the work currently being carried out on the M1 motorway between junctions 28 and 32 to be phased in smaller sections so as to reduce congestion and delays; and if he will make a statement; (2) when he expects junctions 28 to 32 of the M1 motorway in both directions to be devoid of all roadworks and lane...
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will consider introducing variable temporary speed limits on stretches of motorway where roadworks are taking place so that such temporary speed limits are not artificially low during times of light traffic use.
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Conservative MP for East Yorkshire
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Prison Service
Other offices held in the past
- The Vice-Chamberlain of Her Majesty's Household (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Member, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (18 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Chairman, Procedure Committee (3 Aug 2006 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Liaison Committee (3 Aug 2006 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Administration Committee (16 May 2006 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Procedure Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister, Transport (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment & Transport (9 May 2005 to 20 May 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Environment and Transport (6 Jul 2004 to 9 May 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Environment & Transport (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)
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- Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 58 written questions in the last year — 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 83.95% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 430 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
I received £600 from selling copies of my book. No additional hours worked. (Registered 30 December 2013).
8. Land and Property
Residential property in London from which rental income is derived. (Registered 13 February 2013)
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