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Conservative MP for South Staffordshire
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Gavin Williamson voted on key issues:
- Voted against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Communities and Local Government, Business, Innovation and Skills, Education, Culture Media and Sport, Treasury
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Official Cars, Mass Media, Departmental Advertising, Departmental Mobile Phones, Departmental Visits Abroad
(based on written questions asked by Gavin Williamson and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- European Union (Referendum) Bill Committee (6 out of 6)
- HGV Road User Levy Bill Committee (5 out of 5)
- Finance Bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Superannuation bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Finance (No. 4) Bill Committee (14 out of 14)
- Written Answers — Justice: Young Offender Institutions (25 Nov 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the average daily cost is of food (a) for breakfast, (b) for lunch, (c) for dinner and (d) in total for each juvenile in a young offenders institution.”
- Written Answers — Justice: Prisons: Crimes of Violence (22 Oct 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) what steps he plans to take to ensure that prison officers are protected from attacks; (2) how many prison officers were attacked in each of the last three years; how many such attacks resulted in (a) minor injuries, (b) severe injuries and (c) fatalities; and what the average length of sentence handed down to perpetrators of such attacks was.”
- Public Bill Committee: European Union (Referendum) Bill: Clause 3 - Conduct of the referendum and further provisions (10 Sep 2013)
“It is well known in this Committee that the hon. Gentleman is a veteran Member of this House. I believe that he was around when the Scottish and Welsh devolution Bills were put through when the former Member for Sedgefield was Prime Minister. Did he support such amendments for those devolution referendums?”
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- Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 58 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 89.84% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 78 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register