Matthew Hancock

West Suffolk Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails

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Matthew Hancock hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Conservative MP for West Suffolk

Topics of interest

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

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Skills (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges (19 Oct 2010 to 12 Dec 2012)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 12 Nov 2012)

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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 80.27% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 269 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from Biteback Publishing, 3 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SP for royalties from sales of book (which I co-authored):
Payment of £409 received for sales of book during the period 29 September 2012 to 31 May 2013. Hours: impossible to estimate accurately. (Registered 28 June 2013)
4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Neil Record
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) 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
(b) Date of receipt: 29 November 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 29 November 2013
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 5 December 2013)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: BSkyB
Address of donor: Grant Way, Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 5QD
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:  Hospitality and accommodation for two nights for myself and my family at Hay Festival, with a total value of £1,072.
Date of receipt: 24-26 May 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 24 May
Donor status: company, registration no 2247735
(Registered 12 June 2013)

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