How Nicholas Boles voted
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Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Nicholas Boles occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
Over the past two years, we have removed 54,000 apprenticeships for under-19-year-olds that had a planned duration of less than 12 months, so the overall number of apprenticeship starts for that age group has fallen by 15,000. The number of apprenticeships for under-19-year-olds including a real job and lasting for more than 12 months increased by 25,000.
I actually agree with the hon. Lady about many of the old standards for apprenticeships, which is why we have introduced the trailblazer programme so that groups of employers are putting together relevant and demanding but accessible standards for young people. I visited a fantastic new further education college the other week—Prospects college of advanced technology in...
Some parts of the public sector set a fantastic example—the Ministry of Defence is a very good example and the NHS is another—but not all Government Departments and, I suspect, not all of us as Members of Parliament, are doing everything we could. I urge every part of the public sector to do everything it can to create apprenticeships so that more young people can get on the...
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Conservative MP for Grantham and Stamford
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Cabinet Office
- Government Departments: Procurement
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- Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Has voted in 85.15% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 161 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Prabodhan Ltd
Address of donor: Station House, Station Approach, East Horsley, Surrey KT24 6QZ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, transfers, hotel accommodation and food; total £1,551.35
Date of visit: 12-14 November 2013
Purpose of visit: to attend Prabodhan Conference
(Registered 28 November 2013)
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