Ben Wallace’s voting in Parliament
Ben Wallace is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Ben Wallace sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Ben Wallace generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against.
Ben Wallace generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for.
We have lots more plain English analysis of Ben Wallace’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Ben Wallace’s full vote analysis page for more.
Ben Wallace has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
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The Government has allocated additional funding to the Chief Electoral Officer to enable his office to extend digital registration to Northern Ireland. The digital registration scheme has been in operation very successfully in the rest of the UK since 2014. The Chief Electoral Officer has conducted a successful procurement exercise to identify the preferred provider of a new electoral...
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Conservative MP for Wyre and Preston North, Former Conservative MSP for North East Scotland
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election
Left the Scottish Parliament on 31 March 2003 — Election
Also represented Lancaster and Wyre; North East Scotland
Expenses data for MPs is available from 2004 onwards
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Communities and Local Government
- Committees: Ministerial Attendance
- Future Large Aircraft
Currently held offices
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (since 8 May 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Administration Committee (1 Dec 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Scotland) (6 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Ben Wallace’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 75.10% 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 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 125 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ben Wallace’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 212 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 18 Apr 2016.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: The Royal Automobile Club Motor Sports Association
Address of donor: Motorsports House, Riverside Park, Colnbrook, SL3 0HG
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets for British Grand Prix 5 July 2015
, and hospitality; value £1,088
Date received: 5 July 2015
Date accepted: 5 July 2015
Donor status: company, registration 1344829
(Registered 10 September 2015
Name of donor: Squire Patton Boggs
Address of donor: Trinity Court, 16 John Dalton St, Manchester M60 8HS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: sponsorship of a private party for Members of Parliament
that I co-hosted with three other MPs; value £10,000
Date received: 15 December 2015
Date accepted: 15 December 2015
Donor status: company, registration OC
(Registered 12 January 2016
6. Land and property: (i) value over Â£100,000 (ii) rental income of over Â£10,000 a year
Flat in south west London: (i) and (ii).
Until 26 June 2015
, Member of Public Policy Committee of the RAC
Foundation, 89-91 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5HS; unremunerated. (Registered 12 June 2013
; updated 10 September 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
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