How Nicholas Boles voted
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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 a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Nicholas Boles occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
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Witnesses: (at 10.15am) evidence will be heard from Nick Boles MP, Minister of State for Skills and Equalities and Ed Vaizey MP, Minister of State for Culture and Digital Industries.
Information on the employment destinations for apprentices is collected in the Apprenticeship Evaluation Learner Survey 2012-13: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/229998/bis-13-1126-apprenticeship-evaluation-l earners.pdf Of those apprentices who completed their apprenticeships between 1 and 2 years ago 81% are in full or part-time...
Destination measures were produced for students who entered an A level or other Level 3 qualification in June 2014 for the 2010/11 cohort, showing their destinations in 2011/12. This was the first time that the data had been compiled separately for Further Education (FE) students – those in FE Colleges, Sixth Form Colleges and FE providers – and those in school sixth forms 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
Currently held offices
- Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Jointly with the Department for Education)
- The Minister for Universities and Science
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 28 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 84.95% 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") 166 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 27 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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