Amber Rudd

MP, Hastings and Rye

Hastings and Rye Conservative

A selection of Amber Rudd's votes

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  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • 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 replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details

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Amber Rudd never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Environment Council meeting June 2015 30 Jun 2015

    My Honourable friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Rory Stewart) and I attended the EU Environment Council in Luxembourg on 15 June. Dr Aileen McLeod, Scottish Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform also attended. Ministers held a policy debate on the National Emissions Ceilings Directive. The UK expressed support for...
  • Energy and Climate Change: Cross-Departmental Environmental Agenda 25 Jun 2015

    On 5 June, I marked world environment day by visiting the Thames barrier, an important defence and an iconic part of London’s landscape. When designed, it was expected to close once or twice a year, but has closed 61 times in the last five years alone, clearly demonstrating the impact of climate change. We are determined to protect and enhance our natural environment for everyone and...
  • Energy and Climate Change: Cross-Departmental Environmental Agenda 25 Jun 2015

    My hon. Friend is of course right. Cross-governmental work is incredibly important for delivering our ambitious targets. It is already happening, including between my Department and the Department for Transport through a joint unit on ultra-low emissions vehicles. There is also DECC-Department for Communities and Local Government collaboration on energy efficiency in homes, and...

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Conservative MP for Hastings and Rye

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Education
  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Higher Education: Admissions
  • Pupils: Disadvantaged
  • Fisheries
  • Offences against Children

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 5 Nov 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 24 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 81.08% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 135 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.


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