Duncan Hames

MP, Chippenham

Chippenham Liberal Democrat

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How Duncan Hames voted
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  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details

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Duncan Hames hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Church Commissioners: Child Abuse 17 Jul 2014

    The Home Secretary has told us that if the inquiry panel seeks formal inquiry powers, she will be able to grant that request, which is welcome. Former inquiries into child abuse have resulted in some frustration as a result of tight and inflexible remits; this has even been expressed by those conducting the inquiries. If the inquiry panel wishes to amend its remit during the course of its...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions 17 Jul 2014

    I welcome the Department’s commitment to safeguarding our bee population. Now that the pollinator strategy consultation has closed, when will the Government respond and address public concerns about the effect of pesticide use?
  • Bills Presented: Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill 15 Jul 2014

    Does my hon. Friend agree that, contrary to remarks from those on the Opposition Front Bench, it is not only the passage of time and the advance of technology that has discredited RIPA?

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Liberal Democrat MP for Chippenham

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Health
  • Justice
  • Work and Pensions
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Employment and Support Allowance: Appeals
  • Armed Forces: Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Haemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Appeals: Employment and Support Allowance
  • Great Western Railway

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  • Has spoken in 85 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 81.15% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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 19–20 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") 105 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Lord Strasburger
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 25 March 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Thomas Goode & Co Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 35 South Street, London W1K 2XE
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: fundraising dinner, valued at £5,000
(a) Donor status: company
(a) (Registered 25 March 2014)

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