Philip Davies

Former MP, Shipley

Shipley Conservative

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  • Voted strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details

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Philip Davies quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Today’s Business of the House 26 Mar 2015

    The Leader of the House knows that there is no greater admirer of him than me, but even if I agreed with the motion—as it happens, I do not—it is unjustifiable to keep it secret until the last minute and to have just one hour to debate it. The tactic of keeping the parliamentary party here for a meeting so that as many people would be here as possible in the hope that the...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Clothing 26 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the findings were of the research commissioned by the equalities policy lead in his Department into the needs of male and female prisoners to determine whether they are sufficiently different to warrant a different approach on the issue of prison clothing; and if he will place in the Library a copy of that research.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners 26 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which offences prisoners serving a sentence of 12 months or less committed over the course of the most recent year for which information is held.

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Former Conservative MP for Shipley

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

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

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, Panel of Chairs (28 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 139 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 380 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 79.90% 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.
  • 189 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1076 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Surveys completed for ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
Received payment of £75 for participation in the February-March 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 April 2014)
Received payment of £75 for participation in the April 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 11 June 2014)
Received payment of £75 for participation in the May-June 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 8 August 2014)
Received payment of £75 for participation in the July 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 8 October 2014)
Received payment of £75 for participation in the October 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 2 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)
Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
Received payment of £200 for taking part in survey. Hours: 90 mins. (Registered 8 October 2014)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone St, London EC1Y 8RT, for opinion surveys.
Received £80 for survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 11 June 2014)
Received £100 for survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 27 March 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)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Butterfield Sign Service Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 174 Sunbridge Road, Bradford, BD1 2RZ
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 01283914
(a) (Registered 7 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Willie Clark
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 30 March 2015)
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Gala Leisure Ltd
(b) Address of donor: New Castle House, Castle Boulevard,
(b) Nottingham NG7 1FT
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(b) Date of receipt: 7 October 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 7 October 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration 00794943
(b) (Registered 7 November 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
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: hospitality at Cheltenham Races; value £350
Date of receipt of donation: 12 March 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 12 March 2014
Donor status: company, registration 7254686
(Registered 7 July 2014, together with donations of 20 June and 5 July 2014)
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: hospitality at Royal Ascot and Coral-Eclipse, valued at £400 and £300 respectively
Date of receipt of donation: 20 June and 5 July 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 20 June and 5 July 2014
Donor status: company, registration 7254686
(Registered 7 July 2014, together with donation of 12 March 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: British Fur Trade Association (BFTA)
Address of donor: Brookstone House, 6 Elthorne Road, London N19 4AG
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel, accommodation and food costs for two persons, at a cost of £1,202.30
Destination of visit: Copenhagen, Denmark
Date of visit: 11-13 April 2014
Purpose of visit: to gain a better understanding of the fur trade.
(Registered 9 May 2014)
8. Land and Property
Flat in London from which rental income is received. (Registered 18 September 2012)

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