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Conservative MP for East Hampshire
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Damian Hinds voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Education, Business, Innovation and Skills, Treasury, Transport, Health
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Gcse, Higher Education: Admissions, A3: Hampshire, Departmental Internet, Education: Assessments
(based on written questions asked by Damian Hinds and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Defence Reform Bill Committee (13 out of 14)
- Mental Health (Discrimination) (No. 2) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Legislation (Territorial Extent) Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders bill Committee (18 out of 18)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: PISA Results (3 Dec 2013)
“Although it may be politically attractive to try to scare people with the red herring of unqualified teachers, is this not really a question of trusting heads? Non-qualified teacher status teachers have long existed in the state sector, but they are relatively few in number and fewer now than under the previous Government. As it happens, the most improved region—London—employs the...”
- Written Answers — Education: Headteachers (27 Nov 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Education what data his Department holds on rates of turnover of headteachers in each region between 2003 and 2010.”
- Written Answers — Education: Pupils (27 Nov 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Education what data his Department holds on relative levels of pupil turnover in each region.”
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- Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 65 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 90.59% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 118 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register