Mark Reckless

MP, Rochester and Strood

Rochester and Strood UKIP

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How Mark Reckless voted
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  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Mark Reckless never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented: Backbench Business — Christmas Adjournment 18 Dec 2014

    It is a privilege to follow the hon. Member for Congleton (Fiona Bruce), who I am sure speaks for the whole House in her moving and compelling contribution. The hon. Member for Harrow West (Mr Thomas) spoke about Transport for London, and the ridiculous plans of the Mayor of London and Transport for London which no one could do anything about. He gave two examples, one of which was a Thames...
  • Bill Presented: Backbench Business — Christmas Adjournment 18 Dec 2014

    No. [Interruption.] I said no. The criteria used for planning application call-ins used to be called the Caborn criteria. Three of those criteria appear to be met very clearly by this application to the extent that a call-in is required. The first relates to conflicting with national policies on important matters, notably the protection of sites of special scientific interest—and,...
  • Communities and Local Government Committee 18 Dec 2014

    I had mistakenly thought that this Government were intending to localise planning decisions. Does the hon. Gentleman think it is possible to make an objective assessment, as the Government purport to do, with consultants or otherwise, on housing need in a particular area? Would it not be more sensible to allow local authorities to make these decisions as appropriate, perhaps with financial...

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UKIP MP for Rochester and Strood

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Transport
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Education
  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 22 Sep 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payment from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for participating in opinion research panel:
29 August 2013, received £75 for completing survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 9 September 2013)
15 November 2013, received £75 for completing survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 19 October 2013)
Received £75 for completing survey. Hours: 30 mins (Registered 20 January 2014)
Payment of £200 from Ipsos Mori,79-81 Borough Road London SE1 1FY,for completing a survey. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 6 September 2013)
Payments for articles written for Associated Newspapers Ltd, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:
Received £800 for an article in the Mail on Sunday. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 6 September 2013)
Received £250 for an article in the Mail on Sunday. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 6 September 2013)
Received £250 for an article in the Mail on Sunday. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2013)
3 February 2014, received £1,000 for an article in the Daily Mail. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 2 May 2014)
Received £300 from News UK & Ireland Limited, 3 Thomas More Square, London E98 1XY for an article for The Times. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2013)
13 November 2013, received payment of £80 for survey from YouGov, 50 Featherstone St, London EC1Y 8RT.  Hours: 30 mins.  (Registered 19 November 2013)
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)

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