I think my right hon. Friend has inadvertently misled the House. The recommendation from the Procedure Committee in 2011 that we should visit this issue and vote on whether the election of the Speaker should be by secret ballot was a reiteration of an argument that that Committee first put forward in 2009, as it felt that the decision should have been made before the 2010 election.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, for how long is half of the road carriageway area of the Humber Bridge to be cordoned off; and for what reason that cordoning has taken place.
I understand that the provisions on staff secondment require the Secretary of State’s approval. Can my hon. Friend give the House an example of the circumstances in which a Secretary of State might refuse such approval?
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Former Conservative MP for East Yorkshire
Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election
Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election
Also represented Derby North
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Prison Service
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) Committee (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 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 80 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
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- Has voted in 80.79% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
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- 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") 437 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)
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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