Amber Rudd

MP, Hastings and Rye

Hastings and Rye Conservative

Amber Rudd’s voting in Parliament

Amber Rudd 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 Amber Rudd’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Amber Rudd’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Amber Rudd’s full vote analysis page for more.

Amber Rudd never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 21 Jul 2015

    Energy and Climate Change: DECC Priorities 2015. 11:00 am; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
    Witnesses: Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP, Secretary of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change Stephen Lovegrove, Permanent Secretary, Department of Energy and Climate Change
  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 16 Jul 2015

    Energy and Climate Change: DECC Priorities 2015. 9:30 am; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
    Witnesses: Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP, Secretary of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change Stephen Lovegrove, Permanent Secretary, Department of Energy and Climate Change
  • 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...

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Profile

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)

Numerology

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More about this

  • 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 83.02% 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.
  • 292 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Amber Rudd’s activity
  • 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: 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: Riley Rudd
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 November 2014)
Name of donor: Harry Symonds
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 January 2015)
Name of donor: Stephen Curran
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 January 2015)
Name of donor: Sarah Kowitz
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 23 January 2015)
Name of donor: Sainty, Hird & Partners
Address of donor: 15-16 Buckingham Street, London WC2N 6DU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 03176892

(Registered 17 February 2015)
Name of donor: United & Cecil Club
Address of donor: Beckfield, Crouch Lane, Winkfield, Windsor SL4 4TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: members’ association

(Registered 18 February 2015)
Name of donor: John Lovering
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 26 February 2015)
Name of donor: Carlton Club
Address of donor: 69 St James’s Street, London SW1A 1PJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: company, registration 00573221

(Registered 24 March 2015)
Name of donor: Growth Financial Services
Address of donor: 6 Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J 8LD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 01692312

(Registered 25 March 2015)
Name of donor: Stephen Curran
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 June 2015)
Name of donor: The Tandridge Club
Address of donor: Thatchers, Pastens Road, Limpsfield, Oxted RH6 0RE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,187.50

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 05 June 2015)
10. Family members engaged in lobbying the public sector on behalf of a third party or client
My brother Roland Rudd is CEO of Finsbury, the public relations firm. (Registered 21 July 2015)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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