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Conservative MP for Grantham and Stamford
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- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Nicholas Boles voted on key issues:
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. 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 very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Cabinet Office
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Government Departments: Procurement
(based on written questions asked by Nicholas Boles and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Growth and Infrastructure Bill Committee (14 out of 14)
- Education Bill Committee (22 out of 22)
- Pensions Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (9 Dec 2013)
“Communities and Local Government: Performance of the Department 2013.
Witnesses: Nick Boles MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Kris Hopkins MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Brandon Lewis MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Stephen Williams MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Baroness Stowell of Beeston, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State”
- Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Travellers: Caravan Sites (9 Dec 2013)
“holding answer 5 December 2013 Planning law requires that planning applications for traveller sites must be determined in accordance with the development plan, unless material considerations indicate otherwise. Material considerations must be genuine planning considerations and should relate to the development and use of land in the public interest. Although it is difficult to imagine that...”
- Leasehold Reform (4 Dec 2013)
“It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Turner. I feel much safer with you watching over us. I congratulate the hon. Member for Poplar and Limehouse (Jim Fitzpatrick) on securing this debate and on speaking with both passion and persistence on an issue that I know is of great importance to his constituents. I also thank my hon. Friend the Member for Worthing West (Sir Peter...”
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- Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Has voted in 85.62% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 98 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