Martin Vickers

Former MP, Cleethorpes

Cleethorpes Conservative

A selection of Martin Vickers's votes

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year 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 increasing the rate of VAT Details

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Martin Vickers sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Petitions: Eligibility of Members to vote on certain issues in the House of Commons 24 Mar 2015

    I rise to present a petition on behalf of the constituents of Cleethorpes in the same terms as those of my hon. Friends. My constituents feel strongly that this constitutional anomaly wants correcting. They believe in English votes for English laws. The Petition of the residents of Cleethorpes. [P001479]
  • [Sir Hugh Bayley in the Chair] — backbench business — Local Newspapers 19 Mar 2015

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Rosindell. Like other hon. Members, I congratulate the hon. Member for Hayes and Harlington (John McDonnell) on securing the debate. He began with a reference to the hon. Member for Great Grimsby (Austin Mitchell), who has been my Member of Parliament for 38 years, despite my efforts to dislodge him; so it would not be appropriate for me...
  • Energy and Climate Change: Topical Questions 19 Mar 2015

    I recently met senior management at the Phillips 66 refinery in my constituency. The refinery has the lowest per barrel SO2 emissions in the country, but it fears that the continuing demands of the industrial emissions directive will increase costs with little benefit to the environment. Does the Minister share my concerns, and what action is he taking to protect the industry and the jobs?

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Former Conservative MP for Cleethorpes

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Cabinet Office
  • Treasury
  • Transport
  • Social Security Benefits: EU Nationals
  • Hospitals: Food
  • New Businesses
  • Primary Care Trusts: Redundancy
  • Ports: Finance

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Transport Committee (5 Jul 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 74 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 88.86% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 70 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 151 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments received from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA for completing surveys:
28 April 2014, received two fees of £75 each, £150 in total, for two surveys. Hours: 20 mins each. Payments donated to local charity and community group. (Registered 5 June 2014)
Payments received from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for surveys: 
March 2015, received £400 for two surveys (£200 each).  Hours: 2 hrs (1 hr per survey). Fee donated to local churches. (Registered 30 March 2015)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: John Cotton
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 28 May 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Jeremy Hosking
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 28 May 2014; updated 6 June 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Gillian Ross
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 30 June 2014)
(a) Name of donor: OGN Group
(a) Address of donor: OGN House, Hadrian Way, Wallsend NE28 6HL
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 06390883
(a) (Registered 2 February 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Yakub Patel
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 30 March 2015)

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