Mark Lancaster

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

Milton Keynes North Conservative

Mark Lancaster’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Mark Lancaster sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • 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

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Veterans: Military Decorations 11 Feb 2016

    In order to help the French authorities we have jointly developed improved administrative procedures, whereby the UK is submitting Legion d'Honneur applications to the French in a steady flow in approximately the order they were received by the Ministry of Defence. Some 2,900 applications have been sent to the French Embassy since the new system began in July last year; we have approximately...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Army: Wiltshire 11 Feb 2016

    The number of Army personnel based in Army units located within Wiltshire as at 1 October 2015 is 13,010. The Army estimates that 9,900 entitled family members are currently associated with Army personnel based in Wiltshire. The current planning assumption for the number of Army personnel based in Army units located within Wiltshire in 2020 is 17,700. It is estimated that 14,300 entitled...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Compensation 11 Feb 2016

    The amounts paid as a result of claims brought by internal and external claimants including claimants' legal costs from Financial Year (FY) 2010-11 to FY2013-14 are shown below. The costs for FY 2014-15 are being finalised and will be published shortly. Internal Claimants The amounts paid in compensation, including claimants' legal costs, for claims brought against the Ministry of Defence...

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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

Expenses

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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 State for Defence (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Government Whip (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 15 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 90.10% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 24 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.
  • 185 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Lancaster’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 193 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 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:
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)
30 September 2015, received payment of £515.65 for 5 days military service between 1 February 2015 and 30 September 2015. (Registered 19 October 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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