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 never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Cycling: Government Investment 3 Feb 2016

    I feel greatly honoured not only to be able to participate in this debate, but to sit next to the former Sports Minister, my hon. Friend the Member for Maidstone and The Weald (Mrs Grant), who was there when the Tour de France came to Yorkshire and who did so much to help promote cycling. Importantly, she also paved the way towards making sure that outdoor recreation, of which recreational...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 3 Feb 2016

    Given the security threats faced by this country, whose policies are most dangerous—those in Scotland who want to scrap our nuclear deterrent completely, or those in the Labour party who want to keep Trident submarines without nuclear missiles?
  • Enterprise Bill [Lords] 2 Feb 2016

    My hon. Friend is making a very considered speech. I agree that cutting red tape is a huge priority. We made progress in that respect during the last Parliament, and we intend to cover much further ground by means of the Bill. Does my hon. Friend agree, however, that it is also vital for us to push back regulation from the European Union, and that the European Union could learn from us? Does...

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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
  • Squatting
  • Prison Service
  • Broadband: Rural Areas
  • Immigration Controls

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 71 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 94.12% 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.
  • 138 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Rutley’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 170 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.


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