Duncan Hames

MP, Chippenham

Chippenham Liberal Democrat

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How Duncan Hames voted
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  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Duncan Hames hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons Commission: Child Abuse Inquiry 22 Jan 2015

    We have seen in the criminal justice system that delays to investigations matter, not least because of the age, declining health and, ultimately, mortality of the accused, resulting in survivors being robbed of the opportunity to have their evidence heard in court. How does the Home Secretary propose to ensure that the circumstances surrounding such cases do not similarly fall out of the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Potholes 22 Jan 2015

    The extra 86 million allocated to fix and improve Wiltshire’s roads over the next six years is very welcome. What steps is the Secretary of State taking to ensure that this is indeed additional money spent on our roads and that councils do not use it to top up their reserves, or displace money that otherwise would have been spent on roads to meet other spending pressures?
  • Homeless Young People — [John Robertson in the Chair] 21 Jan 2015

    I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for St Austell and Newquay (Stephen Gilbert) on securing this debate on a policy area in which he has developed extensive expertise, both while in Parliament and previously. I have great admiration for that. I am not a housing policy expert, unlike other hon. Members who have spoken. I am a generalist, but like others I have the ability to do...

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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
  • Armed Forces: Complaints

Currently held offices

  • Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee

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  • Has spoken in 86 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 81.21% 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 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") 114 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

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)
(a) Name of donor: Brompton Capital Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 35 South St, London W1K 2XE
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration number 03275808
(a) (Registered 9 July 2014; updated 6 January 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Juliet Davenport
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £9,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 6 January 2015)

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