Greg Knight

MP, East Yorkshire

East Yorkshire Conservative

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details

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Greg Knight never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • MV Seaman Guard Ohio — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] 30 Jun 2015

    Is it not worth placing on record the fact that we are dealing with a sovereign, democratic, independent country, and that no British politician can tell the Indian authorities what to do?
  • MV Seaman Guard Ohio — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] 30 Jun 2015

    The hon. Gentleman is being generous in giving way again, which I appreciate. If I am wrong on this point, I am sure that the Minister will correct me in his winding-up speech, but I understand that the Indian Prime Minister, Mr Modi, may well visit Britain later this year. If he does and if this matter is not resolved by then, does the hon. Gentleman agree that that would be an excellent...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Debt Collection 24 Jun 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what changes have been or are to be made to how bailiffs operate as a result of HM Courts and Tribunals Service recent review of enforcement methods.

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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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  • Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — above 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 86.21% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
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  • 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: 30 Mar 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)
Received £1,000 for consultancy work on 12 February 2015. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 24 February 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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