Nadine Dorries

MP, Mid Bedfordshire

Mid Bedfordshire Conservative

Nadine Dorries’s voting in Parliament

Nadine Dorries 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 Nadine Dorries’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Generally voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes

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Nadine Dorries occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Ampthill Primary Care (Parking) 30 Jun 2015

    I missed out a point that I want to put on the record. A fire engine was recently prevented from leaving the fire station because of congestion caused by cars coming in and out of the pre-school off Oliver Street, which is near the practices. A fire engine being trapped and unable to leave a fire station owing to traffic density is not good.
  • Ampthill Primary Care (Parking) 30 Jun 2015

    I beg to move, That this House has considered Ampthill primary care and parking. It is a pleasure to bring this debate here under your chairmanship, Mr Howarth. I spend many hours sitting in the Chair that you are in at the moment, so it is a pleasure and delight to be on the other side, representing Ampthill residents and GP surgeries. It is also a delight to have this Minister—my...

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Conservative MP for Mid Bedfordshire

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Stalking
  • Police
  • Elections
  • Science

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (26 May 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Health Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 27 Jun 2011)
  • Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee (1 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (10 Mar 2008 to 30 Sep 2009)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 10 Mar 2008)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (2 Jul 2007 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Education & Skills Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 11 Dec 2006)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 24 written questions in the last year — 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 67.92% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 24 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 147 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Nadine Dorries’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 186 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Princess Productions; a client of Averbrook Ltd. Address: Whiteleys Centre, 151 Queensway, London W2 4YN. Payments for TV appearances on the Wright Stuff:
September 2014, received payment of £1,344. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 17 October 2014)
31 January 2015, received payment of £537.60 for October 2014. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 06 February 2015)
Payments from Head of Zeus Publishing; a client of Averbrook Ltd. Address: 45-47 Clerkenwell Green London EC1R 0HT, via Sheil Land, 52 Doughty Street. London WC1N 2LS:
13 November 2014, payment of £18,000 for writing a book. Hours: an average of 12 non-consecutive hrs per week over 9 months; approx. 432 hrs in total. (Registered 13 November 2014)
8 December 2014, £18,000 agreed stage payment received for a recently released novel. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 09 December 2014)
12 January 2015, £28,695 agreed stage payment received for a recently released novel. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 09 February 2015)
25 January 2015, £18,000 staged advanced payment received for writing a book. Hours: an average of 12 non-consecutive hrs per week over 9 months; approx. 432 hrs in total (Updated 16 February 2015). (Registered 09 February 2015)
1 May 2015, received £1,600 royalty payment. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 20 May 2015)
15 June 2015, received £30,000 contractual advance instalment. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 02 July 2015)
3 July 2015, received £18,000 first advance payment on manuscript. Hours: an average of 12 non-consecutive hrs per week over 9 months; approx. 432 hrs in total. (Registered 14 July 2015)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Director and shareholder of Averbrook, a writing and media consultancy. (Registered 10 June 2013)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my daughter, Jennifer Dorries, as Senior Secretary.

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