Philip Davies

MP, Shipley

Shipley Conservative

Philip Davies’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Philip Davies sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Philip Davies consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year, while most Conservative MPs consistently voted for. Show votes
  • Philip Davies almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Philip Davies consistently voted against fixed periods between parliamentary elections, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Philip Davies generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Philip Davies generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Philip Davies consistently voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Philip Davies almost always voted against university tuition fees, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Philip Davies generally voted against a statutory register of lobbyists, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Philip Davies’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Philip Davies’s full vote analysis page for more.

Philip Davies quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Benefit Entitlement (Restriction) Bill 5 Feb 2016

    I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Christchurch (Mr Chope) on his persistence, as the hon. Member for Oldham East and Saddleworth (Debbie Abrahams) put it. I am very proud to be one of the Bill’s supporters. Although this is, regrettably, going to be a very short debate, it has been a useful one. My hon. Friend has set out a case that will strike a chord with many people...
  • Benefit Entitlement (Restriction) Bill 5 Feb 2016

    The hon. Lady said she was against the Bill, which is about restricting benefits for foreign nationals. I presume that means that she wants to continue to give benefits to foreign nationals, which means that she is against welfare reform. If I have misunderstood her, I apologise, but I do not think that is a controversial interpretation of her remarks, which were of no great surprise to any...
  • Benefit Entitlement (Restriction) Bill 5 Feb 2016

    I will press on, if the hon. Lady does not mind; time is short, and she made her case earlier. We do not need evidence to discuss matters of principle. In principle, surely it cannot be right that foreign nationals come to the UK and start claiming benefits straight away. We do not need any evidence about that. I am not even interested in how many people do that. I am arguing that, as a...

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Conservative MP for Shipley

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

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Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Sentencing
  • Borders: Personal Records
  • Departmental Equality
  • Reoffenders
  • Departmental Carbon Emissions

Currently held offices

  • Member, Justice Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 28 Jun 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (29 Jun 2010 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (12 Mar 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (27 Feb 2006 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 132 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 443 written questions in the last year — well above 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.
  • Has voted in 85.56% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 52 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.
  • 201 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Philip Davies’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1196 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Surveys completed for ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
Received payment of £75 for participation in the October 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 02 December 2014)
Received payment of £75 for participation in a survey in April 2014. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 24 February 2015)
Received payment of £75 for participation in the November 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 24 February 2015)
Received payment of £75 for participation in the January 2015 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 May 2015)
Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
26 August 2015, received payment of £200 for participating in Summer 2015 survey. Hours: 1 hr 15 mins. (Registered 02 September 2015)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone St, London EC1Y 8RT, for opinion surveys:
Received £100 for survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 27 March 2015)
Received £100 for survey in April 2015. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 May 2015)
Payment of £500 from The Sun, 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF, for an (unpublished) article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 15 December 2014)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr Willie Clark
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 March 2015)
Name of donor: Association of Conservative Clubs Ltd
Address of donor: 24 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: company, registration 00457188

(Registered 21 May 2015)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Coral (part of Gala Coral Group)
Address of donor: One Stratford Place, Montfitchet Road, London E20 1EJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: 3 tickets to Sandown Races on 4 July 2015, with a total value of £450

Date received: 4 July 2015

Date accepted: 4 July 2015

Donor status: company, registration 7254686

(Registered 13 July 2015)
Name of donor: Betfair
Address of donor: Waterfront, Hammersmith Embankment, Chancellors Road, London W6 9HP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: 4 tickets for Ascot Racecourse on Friday 4 September 2015; total value £800

Date received: 24 August 2015

Date accepted: 4 September 2015

Donor status: company, registration 06489716

(Registered 07 September 2015)
Name of donor: Ladbrokes plc
Address of donor: Imperial House, Imperial Drive, Rayners Lane, Harrow HA2 7JW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to Doncaster races on 12 September 2015: total value £454

Date received: 7 September 2015

Date accepted: 12 September 2015

Donor status: company, registration 00566221

(Registered 16 September 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in London: (i) and (ii) (Registered 18 September 2012)

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