Michael Ellis

MP, Northampton North

Northampton North Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Michael Ellis hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • NHS (Ttip): Murder of Lee Rigby 25 Nov 2014

    Will my right hon. Friend confirm that our security services are this country’s unsung heroes? He knows—many others do not—that they are regularly responsible for tremendous successes, which we hear nothing about. Does he agree that the report shows that social media firms should take action immediately to ensure that their services do not become terrorist safe havens, from...
  • Recall of MPs Bill: New Clause 2 — Recall condition: method of petitioning an election court 24 Nov 2014

    As usual, it is a great honour to follow my hon. Friend the Member for North East Somerset (Jacob Rees-Mogg). May I start by agreeing very much with him about the issue of retrospective penalty? It is more than guidelines; it is a fundamental principle of the law of England and Wales that penalties do not apply retrospectively. I have prosecuted and, for that matter, defended cases in court...
  • Recall of MPs Bill: New Clause 2 — Recall condition: method of petitioning an election court 24 Nov 2014

    There is nothing objectionable about a disqualification provision for those persons who have previous convictions, so the point that was made earlier about police and crime commissioners is not the point that I am addressing. The point in respect of retrospective penalty is the one that I have made—that to pass a penalty that did not apply when the offence was committed is contrary to...

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Conservative MP for Northampton North

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • Health
  • Defence
  • Iran
  • Iran: Sanctions
  • Middle East
  • Middle East: Armed Conflict
  • Embassies: Iran

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  • Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 92.25% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 93 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

6. Overseas visits
Name of Donor: Conservative Friends of Israel Ltd
Address of Donor: c/o Shelley Stock Hunter LLP, 7-10 Chandos Street, London W1G 9DG
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation etc to a value of £1,250
Destination of Visit: Israel
Date of Visit: 22-25 April 2014
Purpose of Visit: Political delegation to Israel
(Registered 30 April 2014)
8. Land and Property
Vacant land in Staffordshire.
9. Shareholdings
(a) Arnold Estates Ltd. UK property company.
(a) Arnold Estates LLC. US property company.
(a) MSA Properties Ltd. Property investment company. (Registered 27 May 2014)
(a) 11. Miscellaneous
(a) President (unpaid) of the Commonwealth Jewish Council, until October 2014. (Registered 18 January 2013; updated 22 October 2014)
(a) Barrister (non-practising).

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