Matthew Hancock

MP, West Suffolk

West Suffolk Conservative

Matthew Hancock’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Matthew Hancock’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes

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Matthew Hancock never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Advertising 21 Jul 2015

    We have substantially reformed government communications since the 2010 General Election, abolishing the Central Office of Information and ensuring that Government communications activity is better coordinated and more effective. Information on individual Departments spend on advertising is not held centrally.
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Digital Technology 21 Jul 2015

    The Government published its Digital Inclusion Strategy in April 2014 when 11 million people were digitally excluded. It committed to a 25% reduction by 2016, and a further 25% every two years thereafter. On this basis, over 90% of the adult population will be digitally capable by 2020. Government has committed to making digital inclusion part of the development of wider policy, programmes...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: List of Ministerial Responsibilities 21 Jul 2015

    The new List of Ministerial Responsibilities has been published today. Copies have been placed in the Vote Office and the Libraries of the House. Copies will also be sent to each Hon. Member’s office in this House. The list can also be accessed on Gov.uk at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-minist ers-and-responsibilities List of Ministerial Responsibilities ...

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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 30 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 94.34% 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.
  • 133 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Matthew Hancock’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 413 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 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: Kirsten Rausing
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,250

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 September 2014)
Name of donor: Tattersalls Ltd
Address of donor: Terrace House, 125 High Street, Newmarket CB8 9BT

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

Donor status: company, registration 00791113

(Registered 14 October 2014)
Name of donor: Unex Construction Ltd
Address of donor: Unex House, Church Lane, Stechworth, Newmarket CB8 9TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £40,000

Donor status: company, registration 01353767

(Registered 03 November 2014)
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: 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 of receipt: 18 November 2014

Date of acceptance: 26 November 2014

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 November 2014)
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)

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