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Conservative MP for Tamworth
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Christopher Pincher voted on key issues:
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. 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 replacing Trident. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted against a smoking ban. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Select Committee membership
- Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (since 17 Jan 2011)
- Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (since 12 Jul 2010)
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Transport, Energy and Climate Change, Education, Treasury, Communities and Local Government
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): High Speed 2 Railway Line, Railways: Construction, Nuclear Waste, Electricity, Railways: Competition
(based on written questions asked by Christopher Pincher and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Pensions Bill Committee (11 out of 12)
- Defamation Bill Committee (5 out of 5)
- Coinage (Measurement) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Bank Bonuses (10 Dec 2013)
“Given what Robert Peston has described as the “stupendous mismanagement” of the Co-operative bank, which has exposed creditors to huge losses, does the Financial Secretary agree that no bonuses should be paid at that bank, and that anybody who has received bonuses or benefits from it should consider paying them back?”
- Business of the House: Autumn Statement (5 Dec 2013)
“I congratulate my right hon. Friend on doing the right thing and clamping down on tax avoidance and evasion—that will add a further £6.8 billion to Treasury revenues over the next five years—but can he estimate the extent of the revenues that were forgone because of avoidance and evasion during Labour’s supposed boom years? Is this not another example of our having to...”
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- Has spoken in 70 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 31 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 88.86% 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 17–18 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") 94 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register