Alok Sharma

MP, Reading West

Reading West Conservative

Alok Sharma’s voting in Parliament

Alok Sharma is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Alok Sharma’s votes.

  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Alok Sharma’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Alok Sharma’s full vote analysis page for more.

Alok Sharma never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Dangerous Driving Penalties — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] 17 Sep 2015

    We have had an excellent debate involving some excellent contributions from across the House. I agree with all colleagues who have made the point that there is cross-party consensus on this issue. Those watching this debate and those here today are seeing Parliament at its very best: we are debating issues that matter to all our constituents, and we want to find a common solution. We have...
  • Dangerous Driving Penalties — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] 17 Sep 2015

    I beg to move, That this House has considered penalties for dangerous driving. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship for the first time in this Parliament, Mr Hollobone. On 13 February last year, the lives of two families living in my constituency were devastatingly changed forever as a result of a most appalling act of dangerous driving. My constituents Kris Jarvis and John...

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Conservative MP for Reading West

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

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Departmental Communication
  • Industrial Health and Safety
  • Departmental Public Consultation
  • Berkshire
  • BRIC Countries

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Sep 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (12 Jul 2010 to 14 Feb 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 94.52% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 102 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Alok Sharma’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 59 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Sep 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Second State Pizza Company Ltd,
Address of donor: The Courtyard, Chapel Lane, Bodicote, Banbury OX15 4DB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: printing and delivery of constituency leaflet, value £3,841.94

Donor status: company

(Registered 18 November 2014)
Name of donor: Mr Philip Buscombe & Baroness Peta Buscombe
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: individuals

(Registered 12 January 2015)
Name of donor: Memo Fashions Limited
Address of donor: Memo House, Kendal Avenue, London W3 0XA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: company no 01810877

(Registered 30 March 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), London Office
Address of donor: 63D Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1PH, United Kingdom

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Flights to and from Italy, accommodation, food and other travel with a total value of approx £750

Destination of visit: Cadenabbia, Italy

Date of visit: 10-12 October 2014

Purpose of visit: Invited by KAS London to participate in and speak at its annual European Expert Conference on the topics of Europe, finance and business

(Registered 07 November 2014)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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