Duncan Hames

MP, Chippenham

Chippenham Liberal Democrat

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How Duncan Hames voted
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
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Duncan Hames hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions 23 Oct 2014

    The Secretary of State will recall a joint letter from me and nine other of his hon. Friends urging him to restore a direct Oxford to Bristol service through Chippenham in the new Great Western franchise. Our campaign is now backed by Business West and the Swindon and Wiltshire and the West of England local enterprise partnerships. Will he meet us to consider how this could be achieved in his...
  • Bill Presented — General Practitioner Surgeries (Rural Areas) Bill: Recall of MPs Bill 21 Oct 2014

    Surely the Minister realises that the reliance on the Standards Committee goes to the root of public dissatisfaction with the Bill. It might be the case, as he suggested earlier, that the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee has faith in the operation of the Standards Committee, but many members of the general public—our electors—simply do not.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Superfast Broadband 16 Oct 2014

    What is the Minister doing to take advantage of technologies other than fixed-line solutions to extend superfast broadband to populations outside of the major cities?

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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 81 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 81.12% 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.
  • 142 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Duncan Hames’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 107 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 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: Brompton Capital 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, registration number 03275808
(a) (Registered 25 March 2014; updated 10 July 2014)
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Brompton Capital Ltd
(b) Address of donor: 35 South St, London W1K 2XE
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 2 July 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 2 July 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration number 03275808
(b) (Registered 9 July 2014)

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