Gordon Henderson

Former MP, Sittingbourne and Sheppey

Sittingbourne and Sheppey Conservative

A selection of Gordon Henderson's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted moderately for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details

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Gordon Henderson sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Disqualification 12 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of people eligible for employment and support allowance have their benefits suspended while medical reviews are conducted; and in the case of claimants whose benefit is restored after a medical review, what steps are taken to ensure that National Insurance payments are restored and future state pension and other benefits are...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Kent 4 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many foreign national prisoners there are in the prison system in Kent; and how many such prisoners have completed their sentence and are awaiting deportation.
  • [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — Allied Steel and Wire (Pensions) 10 Feb 2015

    I accept everything that my hon. Friend the Minister has said, but does he not accept that there is a principle involved? The principle is very clear: the Government of the day misled people into believing that their occupational pension would be safe and was safe to invest in. That is what the parliamentary ombudsman, the High Court and the Court of Appeal decided—that those pensioners...

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Former Conservative MP for Sittingbourne and Sheppey

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health Insurance
  • Procurement
  • Palestinians
  • Excise Duties: Gaming Machines
  • Departmental Procurement

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 21 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 82.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 75 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 63 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from Communicate Research, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA, for completion of opinion polls:
Payment of £75 for February- March 2014 survey. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 1 May 2014)
Payment of £75 for April 2014 survey. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 13 June 2014)
Payment of £75 for May-June 2014 survey. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 4 August 2014)
Payment of £75 for September 2014 survey. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 3 October 2014)
Payment of £75 for November 2014 survey. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 27 November 2014)
Payments from Ipsos Mori, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for completion of surveys:
Payment of £200 for Winter 2014 Survey. Hours: 1 hr. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 30 January 2015)

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