Mark Lancaster

MP, Milton Keynes North

Milton Keynes North Conservative

Mark Lancaster’s voting in Parliament

Mark Lancaster is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

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  • Mark Lancaster generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Mark Lancaster never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Légion d’Honneur (UK Normandy Veterans) 21 Jul 2015

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Chope. I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for New Forest East (Dr Lewis) on securing this debate and, of course, on his election as Chairman of the Select Committee on Defence. As we have heard this morning, he and other hon. Members are rightly passionate about this subject, as indeed are veterans and their families. Those...
  • Légion d’Honneur (UK Normandy Veterans) 21 Jul 2015

    Absolutely, and of course the regulations for wearing the Légion d’Honneur without Her Majesty’s permission apply only to serving soldiers, so no permission will be required for these veterans. Once received, the French rightly and legally have a duty to ensure that each nomination receives an appropriate level of scrutiny. I am most grateful to the French authorities for the...
  • Légion d’Honneur (UK Normandy Veterans) 21 Jul 2015

    We have already received many submissions, and we are now processing 100 applications a week. We have flexibility within the system to fast-track applications where we feel that there is a particular need. Of course, the whole cohort of veterans who are receiving this award are, by definition, elderly and potentially infirm, but we accept that some applications are more urgent than others. I...

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Conservative MP for Milton Keynes North

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

Also represented North East Milton Keynes

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Railways: Milton Keynes
  • Police
  • Territorial Army
  • Milton Keynes

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of Stte for Defence (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (6 Sep 2012 to 8 May 2015)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
  • Member, International Development Committee (13 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (17 Apr 2008 to 21 May 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (International Development) (6 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (8 Nov 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Defence Committee (16 Jan 2006 to 27 Nov 2006)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 16 Jan 2006)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 5 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 very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 96.23% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 23 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.
  • 202 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Lancaster’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 171 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Serving Officer, Royal Engineers Territorial Army. Payments received from the Army Pay Office, Kentigern House, 65 Brown Street, Glasgow G2 8EX:
10 Sept 2014, received payment of £1,813.63 for 14.5 days military service between 1 March-31 August 2014. (Registered 10 September 2014)
31 January 2015, received payment of £796.18 for 7.5 days military service between 1 Sept 2014-31 January 2015. (Registered 23 February 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: Palmer Capital Partners Ltd
Address of donor: Time & Life Building, One Bruton Street, London W1J 6TL

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

Donor status: company, registration 01531949

(Registered 11 June 2015)
Name of donor: Kohima Ventures Ltd
Address of donor: Time & Life Building, One Bruton Street, London W1J 6TL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: company, registration 06919543

(Registered 11 June 2015)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Kimbolton Fireworks Ltd

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