Brian Binley

MP, Northampton South

Northampton South Conservative

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How Brian Binley voted
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  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
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Brian Binley quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Infrastructure Bill [Lords] 8 Dec 2014

    My hon. Friend and I have battled on the same side on this issue for a number of years. In fact, I have been battling on this issue for most of the time I have been in this place. Does he, like me, hope that we will hear something more positive from the Government this evening than we have heard to date? The Labour Government and this Government have prevaricated consistently on the issue of...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: London Borough of Tower Hamlets 4 Nov 2014

    Forty years ago our electoral systems and controls were the envy of the world. They have deteriorated dramatically in the past 15 years and this report highlights that fact. This is not only a question for Tower Hamlets, but it features largely in Tower Hamlets. Will the Minister speak to the Electoral Commission to see whether we can have a proper review of electoral systems to ensure this...

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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
  • Treasury
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Wind Power
  • Asylum/Immigration
  • Energy: Meters
  • Abortion
  • Driving Instructors

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (7 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite 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, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 18 Apr 2008)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (24 Jan 2006 to 7 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (6 Dec 2005 to 22 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (15 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)

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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 63.58% 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") 245 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

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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