Priti Patel’s voting in Parliament
Priti Patel is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Priti Patel’s votes.
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
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Priti Patel never rebelled against their party in this parliament
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More of Priti Patel’s recent appearances
Conservative MP for Witham
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Innovation and Skills
- Trade Unions
- EU Law
- Departmental Pay
Currently held offices
- Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (since 8 May 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- The Exchequer Secretary (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
- Member, Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2013 to 11 Dec 2013)
- Member, Public Administration Committee (5 Dec 2011 to 23 Jun 2014)
- Member, Members' Expenses Committee (18 Jul 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 25 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 88.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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") 266 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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