A selection of Mark Lancaster's votes
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Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Details
Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
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In accordance with the pledge made by my predecessor, the hon. Member for Broxtowe (Anna Soubry), letters have been sent to serving and non-serving personnel at their last known addresses, informing them of this issue, and explaining the options open to them. This information was also shown internally on the Defence Intranet, and externally on the Defence pages of Gov.uk in May 2015. The...
Where we are able to offer legal protection to military wrecks by means of asserting Sovereign Immunity or by designation under the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 we will continue to do so. However, given the vast number of Royal Navy wrecks around the world, there are limitations on what can be achieved with regard to protection, but where we have definitive evidence of desecration...
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Conservative MP for Milton Keynes North
Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Also represented North East Milton Keynes
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Communities and Local Government
- Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
- Railways: Milton Keynes
- 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 1 debate in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 163 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Serving Officer, Royal Engineers Territorial Army. Payments received from the Army
Pay Office, Kentigern House, 65 Brown Street, Glasgow G2 8EX:
1 April 2014, received payment of £1134.69 for 11 days military service between 1 September 2013-28 February 2014. (Registered 2 April 2014)
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)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: UK Defence Forum
Address of donor: Grainger Suite, Dobson House, Regent Centre, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 3PF
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): guidance, accommodation and subsistence (est value £815)
Destination of visit: Belgium and France
Date of visit: 3-6 July 2014
Purpose of visit: Study tour of military cemeteries and battlefields
(Registered 8 July 2014)
9. Registrable shareholdings
(a) Kimbolton Fireworks Ltd
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