Matthew Hancock

MP, West Suffolk

West Suffolk Conservative

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

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Matthew Hancock never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Shared Services Connected: Consultants 10 Feb 2016

    Holding answer received on 09 February 2016 No external consultancy support is funded by the Cabinet Office to the Independent Shared Services Centres directly to support operations.
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Civil Service 10 Feb 2016

    The Civil Service has a significant presence across the UK and we are considering how new government hubs, in strategic locations across the country, will help to make sure that we have an efficient and effective Civil Service at the same time as we consolidate the government estate. Currently, 18.1% of civil servants are based in London. Any proposed relocation is done based on operational need.
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Public Sector: Pay 10 Feb 2016

    All public servants, including special advisers, are subject to an overall 1% pay remit.

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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)

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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 85.56% 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.
  • 123 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Matthew Hancock’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 432 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: John Gosden Racing LLP
Address of donor: Clarehaven Stables, Bury Road, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 7BY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: limited liability partnership

(Registered 28 May 2015)
Name of donor: Tattersalls
Address of donor: 125 Terrace House, High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 9BS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: drinks party in aid of West Suffolk fighting fund

Donor status: company, registration 00791113

(Registered 28 May 2015)
Name of donor: Duke of Bedford
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 May 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Olowole Kolade
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date of receipt: 16 December 2014

Date of acceptance: 16 December 2014

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 January 2015)
Name of donor: Gurdev S Dadral
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date of receipt: 26 March 2015

Date of acceptance: 26 March 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 March 2015)
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)

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