Nicholas Boles

MP, Grantham and Stamford

Grantham and Stamford Conservative

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

  • Trade Union Bill (Discussions) 28 Apr 2016

    The Cabinet Office has advised me that there is no breach of the ministerial code and nothing for the Prime Minister’s adviser on ministerial interests to investigate. The Trade Union Bill is now in ping-pong and, as is customary at such times, Ministers have held regular discussions with shadow Ministers to discuss possible compromises that would secure passage of the Bill and delivery...
  • Trade Union Bill (Discussions) 28 Apr 2016

    May I start by saying that I have the greatest respect for the passion and commitment, which have lasted for not just years but decades, that my hon. Friend has brought to the cause he advocates with such vigour—that we leave the European Union? I have nothing but total respect for that passion and commitment. I just want gently to correct my hon. Friend on a few points of fact,...
  • Trade Union Bill (Discussions) 28 Apr 2016

    I can confirm that, as the hon. Gentleman said, earlier this week I held a meeting, at my request, with Lord Burns in which I discussed with him an amendment to the Bill that we had put down and were intending to move. That amendment would still have applied the compulsory opt-in to existing members of trade unions but would have built a longer period of transition for trade unions to...

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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 36 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 high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 86.38% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 302 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Apr 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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