Philip Davies’s voting in Parliament
Philip Davies is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Philip Davies sometimes differs from their party collegues, 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.
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.
Philip Davies consistently voted against fixed periods between parliamentary elections, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for.
Philip Davies generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for.
Philip Davies generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for.
Philip Davies consistently voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for.
Philip Davies almost always voted against university tuition fees, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for.
Philip Davies generally voted against a statutory register of lobbyists, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for.
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
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent representations he has received on the effect of the criminal courts charge.
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoners currently in open prisons have previously (a) absconded or failed to return to prison and (b) breached the conditions of their temporary licence.
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how much was spent by (a) the BBC and (b) Channel 4 under each cost heading at the party conferences of each political party in 2014.
More of Philip Davies’s recent appearances
Conservative MP for Shipley
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Ministry of Justice
- Borders: Personal Records
- Departmental Equality
- Departmental Carbon Emissions
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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 133 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 446 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 98.11% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
- 199 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Philip Davies’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1090 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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