Andrew Mitchell’s voting in Parliament
Andrew Mitchell is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Andrew Mitchell’s votes.
Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
Generally voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
We have lots more plain English analysis of Andrew Mitchell’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Andrew Mitchell’s full vote analysis page for more.
Andrew Mitchell never rebelled against their party in this parliament
Most reasonable people will conclude that my right hon. Friend deserves the benefit of the doubt on this matter. However, further to the comments of my right hon. Friend the Member for Rutland and Melton (Sir Alan Duncan), will he take especial care to ensure that he keeps the House closely informed, ahead of what I hope will be a successful vote in the House in the autumn on action in Syria?
My right hon. Friend indicated over the weekend that he would like to see greater use made of drones in the fight against terrorism, but is he aware that for every terrorist taken out by a drone between five and 10 innocent civilians, especially women and children, lose their lives? Will he accept that we need to bear that effect in mind as we seek to win hearts and minds in the conflict...
It is a pleasure to follow the right hon. Member for Gordon (Alex Salmond) and to take part in this important debate. I say to the Government that the House will have to return to many of these issues in the coming months and years, and they would do well to secure a two-day debate on the next occasion so that they have the chance to hear the views of Members from across the House and answer...
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Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield
Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election
Also represented Gedling
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Topics of interest
- International Development
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Department
- Local Government and the Regions
- Initiatives (Funding)
- Sudan: Peacekeeping Operations
- Burma: Overseas Aid
Other offices held in the past
- The Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (4 Sep 2012 to 19 Oct 2012)
- The Secretary of State for International Development (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office) (20 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (10 Sep 2004 to 20 May 2005)
- Member, Draft Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (29 Apr 2004 to 15 Sep 2004)
- Shadow Minister (Treasury) (10 Nov 2003 to 10 Sep 2004)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (4 Dec 2002 to 22 Jan 2004)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 6 May 2003)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Social Security) (6 Jul 1995 to 1 May 1997)
- The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (20 Jul 1994 to 6 Jul 1995)
- Member, Members' Interests Committee (20 Jun 1994 to 17 Jul 1995)
- Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 1992 to 1 Jul 1993)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (11 Jan 1992 to 20 Jul 1994)
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- Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 83.02% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 127 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Andrew Mitchell’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 560 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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