Graham Stuart

MP, Beverley and Holderness

Beverley and Holderness Conservative

Graham Stuart’s voting in Parliament

Graham Stuart is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Graham Stuart’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes

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Graham Stuart hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Energy and Climate Change: Onshore Wind 11 Feb 2016

    May I follow the previous comments by suggesting that we introduce subsidy-free CfDs as quickly as possible? The most important thing that was needed in relation to onshore wind was to make sure that local communities did not have it imposed on them. The Government have rightly done that. What can the Minister do to ensure that where communities do want it, we get as much onshore wind as we...
  • Police Grant Report (England and Wales): Local Government Finance (England) 10 Feb 2016

    My hon. Friend is right that it is a synthetic froth. Let us take Tameside and Trafford. In the original settlement, Trafford was facing a 28% reduction in Government-funded spending power, against 19% in Tameside. Surrey was facing a 54% cut—I would never normally speak up for Surrey—so it is no wonder that it got some transitional relief.
  • Police Grant Report (England and Wales): Local Government Finance (England) 10 Feb 2016

    According to the figures that I have seen, the average cuts in Government-funded spending power in this Parliament will be 19% in metropolitan areas and 30% in rural areas, and the figure for Liverpool is just over 15%. Where did the hon. Gentleman find his figure of 58%?

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Conservative MP for Beverley and Holderness

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

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Transport
  • Work and Pensions
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Hull Royal Infirmary
  • Departmental Conferences
  • Dentistry
  • Departmental Telephone Services
  • Departmental Postal Services

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Education Committee (10 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Education & Skills Committee (22 Oct 2007 to 8 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (18 Mar 2007 to 3 Aug 2007)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (23 Jan 2006 to 6 May 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 51 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 14 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.15% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 29 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
  • 122 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Graham Stuart’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 587 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Received payment of £100 from New York University, 6 Bedford Sq, London WC1B 3RA, for delivering a lecture. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 05 December 2014)
From 1 September 2015 until 31 August 2016, member of the TES Global Advisory Board, providing consultancy via CSL Publishing Ltd. Hours: six meetings per year each of three hours plus five hours preparation time; 48 hrs in total, for expected remuneration of £25,000. Address: TES Global, Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4HQ. (Registered 02 November 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Morco Products Ltd
Address of donor: Morco House, Riverview Road, Beverley HU17 0LD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,500 towards my re-election campaign

Donor status: company, registration 064585

(Registered 27 January 2015)
Name of donor: Peter Ward Homes Ltd
Address of donor: Annie Reed Road, Beverley HU17 0LF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards my re-election campaign

Donor status: company, registration 01758094

(Registered 27 January 2015)
Name of donor: Michael Oughtred
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 towards my re-election campaign

Donor status: individual

(Registered 13 February 2015)
Name of donor: CKL Properties Ltd
Address of donor: Rimswell House, Carr Farm, Withernsea HU19 2BZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 towards my re-election campaign

Donor status: company, registration 03403400

(Registered 08 May 2015)
Name of donor: JR Rix and Sons Ltd
Address of donor: Witham House, 45 Spyvee Street, Hull HU8 7JR

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,500

Donor status: company, registration 00577587

(Registered 12 May 2015)
Name of donor: Mr L A Wride
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 May 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The Soufan Group
Address of donor: 156 West 56th Street, Suite 1702, NY 10019

Amount of donation: flights with a value of £2,903.92; car service valued at £83.79; accommodation with a value of £803.65, total £3,791.36

Destination of visit: New York

Date of Visit: 9 to 12 December 2014

Purpose of visit: Talk at Fordham University on extremism in English schools.

(Registered 09 January 2015)
Name of donor: GLOBE Initiative at E3G
Address of donor: 47 Great Guildford Street, London SE1 0ES

Amount of donation: flights at a value of £1,283 and accommodation at a value of £155, total £1,438.

Destination: Lima, Peru

Date of Visit: 6 to 9 December 2014

Purpose of the visit: GLOBE COP20 Legislators Summit

(Registered 09 January 2015)
Name of donor: Jamaica Tourist Board
Address of donor: 1-2 Prince Consort Rd, London SW7 2BZ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air travel with a value of approximately £400 and accommodation with a value of £240

Destination of visit: St Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica

Date of visit: 24 September – 1 October 2015

Purpose of visit: to visit the ‘Breds Foundation’ Community Project, a Lords and Commons All Party Cricket sponsored project, in order to donate sports and grounds equipment. Visit also included talks with ministers, school visits and cricket games.

(Registered 23 October 2015)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
CSL Publishing Ltd. (Updated 3 June 2015 & 2 November 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated director of CSL Publishing Ltd; publishing and other consultancy services. (Updated 17 November 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my sister, Nicola Roberts, as Office Manager. (Updated 3 June 2015)

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