How Mark Reckless voted
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Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
Voted very strongly for 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
Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Mark Reckless never rebelled against their party in this parliament
The coalition agreement promised: “A House Business Committee, to consider government business, will be established by the third year of the Parliament.” Is the Leader of the House proud that instead of that, his legacy is continued Government control of the bulk of the parliamentary timetable to be exploited for partisan purposes as we see today?
Is the hon. Gentleman not concerned that subsection (b) of the Lords amendment, which would allow workers in these categories to extend for up to 12 months each time, might create a sub-category of foreign domestic servant, separate from the domestic labour market, and that would make exploitation more likely?
I am grateful for your indulgence, Madam Deputy Speaker. I entered the Chamber during the speech by the right hon. Member for Delyn (Mr Hanson), who made some compelling points. I intended only to listen to the debate before making up my mind between the Government’s and the Opposition’s approach, and I am pleased that the differences seem to have narrowed. There appears, at least...
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Former UKIP MP for Rochester and Strood
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Thames Estuary Airport
- Aviation: Olympic Games 2012
- Teachers: Training
- Loans: Republic of Ireland
- Power Stations
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Sep 2014)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 52 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 45.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 101 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 171 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments for articles written for Associated Newspapers Ltd, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:
3 February 2014, received £1,000 for an article in the Daily Mail. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 2 May 2014)
17 April 2014, received payment of £150 from The Guardian Media Group, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU, for an article in the Observer. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 7 May 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK
Address of donor: Moss House, 15-16 Brooks Mews, London W1K 4DS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £13,000
Date of receipt of donation: 24 November 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 25 November 2014
Donor status: limited liability partnership
(Registered 23 December 2014)
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