Nicholas Boles

MP, Grantham and Stamford

Grantham and Stamford Conservative

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How Nicholas Boles voted
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  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons 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 a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Nicholas Boles occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Agriculture: Apprentices 4 Mar 2015

    Information on apprenticeship starts in the Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care sector subject area is published in a supplementary table to a Statistical First Release (SFR). Data is published on an academic year basis, rather than financial year: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/401393/apprenticeships-starts-by-geography-lea...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Vocational Education 4 Mar 2015

    The number of 16 to 18 year olds entered for one or more BTEC qualifications between 2007/08 and 2011/12 is shown in the tables below, by level and institution type. The analysis is based on data collected by the Department from examination awarding organisations. Figures for 2006/07 are not readily available. Entry Level 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 Schools...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Sixth Form Colleges 3 Mar 2015

    Holding answer received on 02 March 2015 It would be legally possible for a sixth form college to become an academy, but the Department is not currently able to consider applications. This is because we have not yet been able to resolve difficult issues such as the cost of VAT and the handling of existing debts held by sixth form colleges. We are looking at these issues, but cannot...

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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 30 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 83.50% 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") 191 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.

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 and transfers £977.81, hotel accommodation for two nights £350 (£175 per night), visa £160, conference facilities, lunch and catering £50; total £1,537.81
Destination of visit: New Delhi, India
Date of visit: 12-13 November 2014
Purpose of visit: to attend Prabodhan Conference.
(Registered 24 November 2014)

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