Duncan Hames

Former MP, Chippenham

Chippenham Liberal Democrat

A selection of Duncan Hames's votes

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  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Business of the House (24, 25 and 26 March) (No. 2): Procedure of the House 26 Mar 2015

    I am very grateful to you for calling me, Mr Speaker, not just as a Liberal Democrat but as a Member who had the privilege of joining the House in the most recent intake, in 2010. Since then I have sought to learn a great deal from my colleagues, not least my right hon. Friend the Member for Somerton and Frome (Mr Heath), who has been an inspiration to me in respect of the way I have...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Today’s Business of the House 26 Mar 2015

    If the House passes the first motion today in the name of the Leader of the House, it will be to our credit that by extending the deadline for amendments on Report we will have more considered debates with time to consider the arguments, so how can it be that he considers it appropriate for Back Benchers to give the rest of the House more notice, yet in the very same set of motions he gives...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Undercover Policing 26 Mar 2015

    It must be shocking for the MPs involved to hear these revelations, but parents grieving for their dead children still do not know whether their children’s identity was stolen by the special demonstration squad. The Met police has openly apologised to parents to whom that has happened, but they have not put in place any means by which parents worried that someone had impersonated their...

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Former Liberal Democrat MP for Chippenham

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (1 Dec 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 92 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 80.47% 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.
  • 90 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 120 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 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: 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 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 03275808
(a) (Registered 9 July 2014; updated 6 January 2015)
(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)
(a) Name of donor: Ian Thorn
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 24 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Code Gecko Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 145-157 St John Street, London EC1V 4PW
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: company, registration 08157028
(a) (Registered 30 March 2015)

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