David Rutley

MP, Macclesfield

Macclesfield Conservative

David Rutley’s voting in Parliament

David Rutley is a Conservative MP, and so 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

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall 1 Dec 2015

    Explosion at Bosley wood flour mill – David Rutley. Westminster Hall debate; 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Spending Review and Autumn Statement 25 Nov 2015

    Protecting the science budget and electrifying the TransPennine line are vital tasks to help rebalance the economy. Will my right hon. Friend remind the House how long it has been since he set out the vision for the northern powerhouse, and what has been achieved since then?
  • Isil: National Security and Defence 23 Nov 2015

    While the Leader of the Opposition appears a very lonely figure on the other side of the House, I can say that my right hon. Friend has the full support of the Conservative Benches. I welcome his statement. I also welcome the decision to refocus our aid budget on fragile and failing states. Does he agree that that will not only prevent conflict in the future, but provide an important tool in...

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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
  • Road Safety: Pedestrians
  • Metal Theft
  • Licensing
  • Eurozone Financial Crisis
  • Small Businesses

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 62 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 94.70% 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.
  • 142 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Rutley’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 163 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.


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