Greg Knight

MP, East Yorkshire

East Yorkshire Conservative

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How Greg Knight voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Greg Knight occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Conservative MP for East Yorkshire

Entered 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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Finance and Services Committee
  • Member, Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills (Joint Committee)

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, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons (20 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (18 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges (17 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (3 Aug 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Procedure Committee (3 Aug 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Administration Committee (16 May 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Administration Committee (15 May 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (9 Nov 2005 to 17 Oct 2012)
  • 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)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons (13 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Minister, Transport (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (10 May 2005 to 8 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)
  • 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 (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 (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) (12 Feb 1991 to 22 Oct 1991)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services): New Building Sub-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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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 83 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 81.07% 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.
  • 89 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Greg Knight’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 437 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from H and H Classics Ltd (a classic car auctions company), Appleton, Warrington WA4 4SN:
Received £1,000 for consultancy work on 11 November 2014. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 4 December 2014)
Received £1,000 for consultancy work on 11 December 2014. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 12 January 2015)
Received £1,000 for consultancy work on 12 January 2015. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 20 January 2015)
8. Land and Property
Residential property in London from which rental income is derived. (Registered 13 February 2013)
11. Miscellaneous
I received a set of professional cymbals from Paiste Limited of Kantonsstrasse 2, CH-6207 Nottwil, Switzerland in connection with my charity performances with the Parliamentary rock group, MP4. Cymbals used from 19 March 2014. Value approximately £900. (Registered 2 April 2014)

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