Duncan Hames

Chippenham Liberal Democrat

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How Duncan Hames voted
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  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails

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Duncan Hames hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions 10 Apr 2014

    The Budget invited universities and others to bid to develop the new Alan Turing institute for big data, an invitation enthusiastically embraced in Wiltshire and Swindon’s economic plan. How can we now work with the Minister to make this bright idea a reality?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions 8 Apr 2014

    The Foreign Secretary will have heard the findings of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report on the impact of climate change. What diplomatic initiatives are his Department taking to broker international agreement to cut global carbon emissions?
  • Energy and Climate Change: Topical Questions 3 Apr 2014

    The latest quarterly figures reveal that the share of the UK’s electricity generated from renewable sources rose year on year from an eighth of our electricity supply to a sixth. Does my right hon. Friend agree that we need to go further in reducing carbon emissions from our energy supply and that, given that the largest share of that increase came from onshore wind, that should play a...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Chippenham

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Defence
  • Justice
  • Work and Pensions
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Employment and Support Allowance: Appeals
  • Appeals: Employment and Support Allowance
  • Armed Forces: Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Haemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Export Credit Guarantees

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 80 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 80.96% 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.
  • 141 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Duncan Hames’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 101 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 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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