How Philip Dunne voted
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Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Philip Dunne hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
The maritime support delivery framework contracts are an excellent example of the contribution that the Ministry of Defence makes to sustaining the long-term economic health of the nation's three main naval bases. The contracts total £3.2 billion of spending by the Royal Navy over five years with BAE Systems and Babcock, and will sustain about 7,500 jobs, up to 4,000 of them at Devonport...
Yes, I can certainly assure my hon. Friend that these contracts are an integral part of the Department’s innovative 10-year forward equipment plan. Not only are they in the plan, but they represent far better value for money for the taxpayer than the previous support arrangements by securing more than £350 million of savings. As my right hon. Friend the Defence Secretary said last...
My hon. Friend is right to welcome the stability that these contracts provide for the communities that support the Royal Navy’s three main operating bases. That includes an investment of nearly £2 billion in support activity at the largest base—the one at Plymouth Devonport, to which he referred and which is near his constituency—until 2020.
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Conservative MP for Ludlow
Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Communities and Local Government
- Non-domestic Rates: Garages and Petrol Stations
- Child Benefit: Personal Records
- Winter Fuel Payment
- Low Carbon Buildings Programme
Currently held offices
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence
Other offices held in the past
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Whip, Whips (19 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Treasury Committee (18 Jul 2007 to 18 Nov 2008)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (26 Jul 2006 to 10 Feb 2009)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 24 Oct 2006)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — well 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 78.38% 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") 286 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Partner, Gatley Farms; farming partnership.
£13,745 drawings for year ended 31 December 2012. Hours: approximately 50 hours per annum. (Registered 2 December 2013)
£14,245 drawings for year ended 5 April 2013. Hours: approximately 50 hours per annum. (Registered 17 March 2014)
8. Land and Property
Land and property in Herefordshire, some held in trust for life, from which rental income is received.
Interest in land in Surrey, from which rental income is received.
Residential flat in London SW3
from which rental income is received.
9. Registrable shareholdings
(a) Nomina 538 LLP
, a member of Lloyd’s. (Registered 22 January 2010)
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