Philip Dunne

Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Defence Procurement)

Ludlow Conservative

Philip Dunne’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Philip Dunne’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Almost always voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes

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Philip Dunne never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Unmanned Air Vehicles 11 Feb 2016

    As part of our commitment to providing next-generation battlefield intelligence capabilities to the UK Armed Forces, the Ministry of Defence is planning to contract for the demonstration of two Zephyr Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. This contract will allow the UK to understand whether Zephyr can fulfil the requirement for a high-altitude persistent surveillance capability, as announced in the 2015...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Warships: Construction 11 Feb 2016

    For the Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) currently under construction around 4,000 tonnes of steel is needed in total for the three ships. Dent Steel Services (UK) was awarded the contract by BAE Systems to source and supply the steel required for the OPVs. Around 60 per cent of the total steel required for the OPVs consists of thin plate (between four and five millimeters ) which can be...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: HMS Diamond 11 Feb 2016

    The primary cause of the greater repair and maintenance costs for HMS DIAMOND was a longer Docking Period than the other two routine docking cycles. HMS DARING and HMS DAUNTLESS are the only other Type 45 Destroyers to have completed a routine docking cycle. The additional length of the Docking Period was a reflection of the number of capability upgrades and modifications, fitted to HMS...

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Conservative MP for Ludlow

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

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Diabetes
  • Non-domestic Rates: Garages and Petrol Stations
  • Child Benefit: Personal Records
  • Winter Fuel Payment
  • Low Carbon Buildings Programme

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Defence Procurement) (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (6 Sep 2012 to 8 May 2015)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (17 Jul 2007 to 17 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (24 Jul 2006 to 9 Feb 2009)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 23 Oct 2006)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • 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 medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 85.71% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 338 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Partner, Gatley Farms; farming partnership.
£432 drawings for year ended 5 April 2014. Hours: approximately 50 hours per annum. (Registered 16 December 2014)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mrs Pamela Twitchell
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 June 2015)
Name of donor: Bromfield Sand & Gravel
Address of donor: Station Lane, Bromfield, Ludlow SY8 2JT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 00823312

(Registered 09 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mrs Georgina Swire
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 June 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Land and property in Herefordshire, some held in trust for life: (i) and (ii)
Interest in land in Surrey: (i) and (ii)
Residential flat in London SW3: (i) and (ii)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Nomina 538 LLP, a member of Lloyd’s. (Registered 22 January 2010)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
Baronsmead VCT-4-PLC

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