David Rutley

MP, Macclesfield

Macclesfield Conservative

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How David Rutley voted
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  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails

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David Rutley hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Healthier Together Programme (Greater Manchester) — [Mrs Linda Riordan in the Chair] 22 Jul 2014

    The hon. Gentleman speaks with passion and great knowledge about his local hospital. I was fortunate enough to be able to witness how good the services are at Wythenshawe, because I was whisked away when I spent a day with the North West ambulance service. I went in to see heart surgery taking place there, and it is first class. We must recognise that the care pathways that link...
  • Healthier Together Programme (Greater Manchester) — [Mrs Linda Riordan in the Chair] 22 Jul 2014

    I am sorry to take the hon. Gentleman’s time again, but I thank him for giving way. It is odd that there are at least two options—options 4.1 and 4.2—where there would be no hospital in the south, with neither Wythenshawe nor Stepping Hill. Does he agree that that would be a strange outcome that could endanger patient health?
  • Healthier Together Programme (Greater Manchester) — [Mrs Linda Riordan in the Chair] 22 Jul 2014

    I would just like to put it on record that my hon. Friend the Member for Altrincham and Sale West (Mr Brady), who cannot be here because of a commitment, shares concerns about the process and the way in which things are moving forward, which I think he has also expressed to the hon. Member for Wythenshawe and Sale East (Mike Kane). I just want to put it on the record that other Members are...

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Conservative MP for Macclesfield

Entered 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 66 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 90.48% 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 — well 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 117 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

8. Land and Property
One residential rented property in Harrogate, North Yorkshire (until August 2013). (Updated 28 August 2013)

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