Martin Vickers

MP, Cleethorpes

Cleethorpes Conservative

Martin Vickers’s voting in Parliament

Martin Vickers 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 Martin Vickers’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords 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
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show 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

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Martin Vickers occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions 21 Jul 2015

    In her reply to my Westminster Hall debate last week, the Economic Secretary to the Treasury spoke warmly of bank sharing. Will she join me in encouraging HSBC and NatWest, which are proposing to close their branches in Barton-upon-Humber, to delay that closure so that sharing can be seriously considered?
  • Business of the House: BBC Charter Review 16 Jul 2015

    Somewhat inevitably, we as politicians judge the BBC in a slightly different way from the majority of our constituents, who just want an organisation that provides them with their favourite programmes, such as “EastEnders” and “Match of the Day”, and stations such as BBC Radio 2. May I urge my right hon. Friend to take a cautious approach to some of the suggestions...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions 16 Jul 2015

    The Sheffield-Gainsborough-Cleethorpes line has many dilapidated stations and a Saturdays-only service. This is a ludicrous state of affairs. People want to visit Cleethorpes seven days a week. Will the rail Minister agree to a meeting with me and the other Members affected?

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Profile

Conservative MP for Cleethorpes

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
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)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: OGN Group
Address of donor: OGN House, Hadrian Way, Wallsend NE28 6HL

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

Donor status: company, registration 06390883

(Registered 02 February 2015)
Name of donor: Yakub Patel
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 March 2015)
Name of donor: Mrs Gillian Ross
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 June 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Ann Vickers, as part-time Junior Secretary.

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

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