David Rutley

MP, Macclesfield

Macclesfield Conservative

David Rutley’s voting in Parliament

David Rutley is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, David Rutley sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • David Rutley consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • David Rutley generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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David Rutley has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Steel Industry 26 May 2016

    I understand that there are a number of credible bidders in the sale process. Are there options for those bidders to work in partnership to help to seek solutions for the pension scheme and for the UK steel industry more widely?
  • Debate on the Address: Education, Skills and Training 25 May 2016

    In Macclesfield we were very fortunate, only last year, to see AstraZeneca, a major employer, take on 30 apprenticeships in some of the most important areas of life sciences in our constituency. Does my hon. Friend agree that this approach, with colleges taking a keen interest in relevant local businesses, is the way to establish more apprenticeships and take this important initiative further...
  • Debate on the Address: [1st Day] 18 May 2016

    It is an honour always to speak in the debate following Her Majesty’s Gracious Speech, and today is no exception. We have heard thoughtful speeches from the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee, the hon. Member for Hackney South and Shoreditch (Meg Hillier), and from my right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Harborough (Sir Edward Garnier), and it is a pleasure to follow the...

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Conservative MP for Macclesfield

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

Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Justice
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Northern Ireland
  • Metal Theft
  • Local Government: Scotland
  • Squatting
  • Prison Service
  • Broadband: Rural Areas

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 88 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all David Rutley’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 5 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 94.14% 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 — 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.
  • 140 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Rutley’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 184 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

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