Greg Knight

MP, East Yorkshire

East Yorkshire Conservative

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How Greg Knight voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency 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 removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
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Greg Knight occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Repeal of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 23 Oct 2014

    Is my hon. Friend saying not only that he is against fixed-term Parliaments but that the flexibility to go up to five years should be removed? Is he saying that, in a system in which an election could occur at any time, it should be called only within a four-year time frame?
  • Backbench Business: Repeal of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 23 Oct 2014

    I think my hon. Friend is factually incorrect when he says that we will not have a Government. We will have a Government, but it will not be open to scrutiny.
  • Business of the House 23 Oct 2014

    May we have a debate on making better use of natural resources? Is my right hon. Friend aware that within a few days we will be undertaking the flawed ritual of putting our clocks back, thereby plunging the nation into darkness by mid-afternoon? Can we examine the benefits of having summertime in winter and double summertime in summer? If, as I suspect, the only objectors are a handful of...

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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, 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 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 88 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 during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 82.91% 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") 434 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 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)
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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