Matthew Hancock

MP, West Suffolk

West Suffolk Conservative

Does Matthew Hancock respond to constituents’ emails?

According to our 2015 survey, Matthew Hancock responded to a low proportion of messages sent by constituents on WriteToThem.com. See the results in context

Matthew Hancock’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Matthew Hancock sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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

We have lots more plain English analysis of Matthew Hancock’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Matthew Hancock’s full vote analysis page for more.

Matthew Hancock has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: Advance from the Contingencies Fund 28 Jun 2016

    The Cabinet Office has sought an advance in the amount of 100,000,000 from the Contingency Fund to cover pension payments for which net cash requirement has been sought in the Main Estimate 2016-17 but the amount Voted on Account is forecast to be insufficient. The reason for this is that the forecast income has been lower than predicted and there has been a higher than expected level...
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Corruption 27 Jun 2016

    The Anti-Corruption Champion is not paid a salary for that role.
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Corruption 27 Jun 2016

    UK law enforcement agencies​ already have strong collaborative partnerships with many overseas authorities which are valuable in supporting and developing their investigations into international corruption. The London Anti-Corruption Summit in May galvanised further efforts to improve international cooperation. At the Summit, the PM announced that the UK will host a new International...

More of Matthew Hancock’s recent appearances

RSS feed (?)

Profile

Conservative MP for West Suffolk

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

Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Transport
  • Education
  • Departmental Buildings
  • Departmental Allowances
  • Taxis
  • Wines
  • Departmental Furniture

Currently held offices

  • The Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (15 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Minister of State for Portsmouth (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (15 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Jointly with the Department for Education) (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Minister for Universities and Science (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Skills (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (19 Oct 2010 to 12 Dec 2012)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 12 Nov 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site.
More about this

  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Matthew Hancock’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 82.94% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 122 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Matthew Hancock’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 466 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Neil Record
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 in support of my parliamentary work and travel costs in my capacity as an MP

Date received: 16 November 2015

Date accepted: 24 November 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 01 December 2015)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

More about the register

Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely, on condition that TheyWorkForYou.com is cited as the source.

This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.