Nicholas Boles

MP, Grantham and Stamford

Grantham and Stamford Conservative

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Nicholas Boles’s voting in Parliament

Nicholas Boles is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Nicholas Boles sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Nicholas Boles consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Nicholas Boles has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprentices: Taxation 20 Jun 2016

    The Department does not produce forecasts for apprenticeship starts. Apprenticeships are paid jobs and their availability is dependent on employers offering opportunities and hiring apprentices. The levy will fund a step-change in apprenticeship numbers and quality – delivering on our commitment to 3 million new apprenticeship starts in England by 2020. It will put apprenticeship...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Automation 20 Jun 2016

    The Department has not made a specific forecast of how many jobs will be replaced (or how many additional jobs will be created) over the next two decades due to automation. However, the Government’s Horizon Scanning Programme exploring the impacts of automation on the labour market, and engaging with our international partners. Government is taking action to provide individuals with the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Institute for Apprenticeships 16 Jun 2016

    Holding answer received on 13 June 2016 The Chair and Board members will be appointed in accordance with the public appointments process. It is expected that the members of the Institute’s board will be comprised primarily of persons with a background as employers and business leaders. This is to ensure that employers continue to drive apprenticeship quality. Applications to...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Grantham and Stamford

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Cabinet Office
  • Government Departments: Procurement

Currently held offices

  • The Minister for Universities and Science (since 15 Jul 2014)
  • Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Jointly with the Department for Education) (since 15 Jul 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 1 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Nicholas Boles’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 84.83% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 148 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Nicholas Boles’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 309 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Springfield Park Properties (Grantham) Limited
Address of donor: 3 Castlegate, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6SF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: company, registration 02880390

(Registered 02 June 2015)
Name of donor: Stamford Property Company Limited
Address of donor: 14 All Saints Street, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2PA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: company, registration 03016148

(Registered 02 June 2015)
Name of donor: Grantham Investments Limited
Address of donor: 3 Castlegate, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6SF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: company, registration 00804559

(Registered 02 June 2015)
Name of donor: Totemic Limited
Address of donor: Kempton House, Dysart Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG317LE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 02789854

(Registered 02 June 2015)

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