How Brian Binley voted
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Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted moderately for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Brian Binley quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament
May I say that, as a cancer sufferer, I welcome my hon. Friend’s courage in bringing this debate? May I pay tribute and offer my sorrow to these parents? May I also say that our Front-Bench team need to take on board the problems? I have seen parents, week in, week out in Northampton general hospital, and I know the case she is making is a real and heartfelt one. I hope that we will get...
My concern lies more with the defence of the realm. Does the Minister foresee even the slightest possibility of a decision under amendment 18 affecting the defence of the realm and the work of our military forces in that respect?
Before the Minister gets too involved with her notes, and recognising that delay can be considered maladministration, I shall be brief in saying that I am fearful and wonder whether the Minister agrees with me. I am fearful that the Opposition are mixing the role of ombudsman with that of a regulator. It seems to me that an ombudsman acts on complaints, whereas a regulator in parliamentary...
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Conservative MP for Northampton South
Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Energy and Climate Change
- Wind Power
- Energy: Meters
- Driving Instructors
Currently held offices
- Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (7 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (7 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Committee on Arms Export Controls (29 Sep 2008 to 7 Oct 2009)
- Member, Business and Enterprise Committee (18 Apr 2008 to 7 Oct 2009)
- Member, Business and Enterprise Committee (10 Mar 2008 to 30 Sep 2009)
- Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (10 Mar 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (9 Nov 2007 to 10 Mar 2008)
- Member, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 18 Apr 2008)
- Member, Trade & Industry Committee (24 Jan 2006 to 7 Nov 2007)
- Member, Trade & Industry (23 Jan 2006 to 8 Nov 2007)
- Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (6 Dec 2005 to 22 Nov 2007)
- Member, Crossrail Bill (5 Dec 2005 to 18 Nov 2007)
- Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (15 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (14 Nov 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Constitutional Affairs (13 Jul 2005 to 5 Nov 2007)
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- Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 63.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 17 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 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") 252 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.
1. Remunerated directorships
Chairman (non-executive), BCC
Marketing Services Ltd, Belgrade Business Centre, Denington Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire NN8 2QH; a database building and information gathering telemarketing service company which I founded in 1989. I receive a payment of £32,000 per annum, paid monthly. I chair a monthly board meeting and have regular telephone contact with the managing director. Hours worked, approximately 5 hours per month.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Retained by the British Promotional Merchandise Association, 52-53 Russell Square, London WC1B 4HP, which promotes best practice for the sourcing, manufacturing and distribution of promotional products. Remuneration of £1,000 per year; hours not yet established. (Registered 12 June 2013)
9. Registrable shareholdings
(a) BCC Marketing Services Ltd.
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