Mark Reckless

MP, Rochester and Strood

Rochester and Strood Conservative

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How Mark Reckless voted
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  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Mark Reckless quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: NATO Summit 8 Sep 2014

    I chair the all-party parliamentary group on Georgia. The Prime Minister referred to NATO beginning its capacity-building missions. He is held in very high regard in Georgia since his visit shortly after the war with Russia. Will he say a little more about the enhanced partnership, which will put Georgia alongside Sweden and Finland, among other countries, and how it will help the country,...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Special Measures Regime 16 Jul 2014

    Mortality rates at Medway are not as elevated as they were in 2005, but does the Secretary of State believe that the astonishingly well paid interim managers have made any sustainable improvements, and will he expand on how University Hospitals Birmingham will help us to drive improvements at Medway?
  • Caste Discrimination 9 Jul 2014

    Many of my constituents attend the gurdwara in Gravesend to which my hon. Friend referred, but more still are members of the Ravidassia community in Strood.

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Conservative 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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 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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