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.

  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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Alok Sharma never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 1 Jul 2015

    Labour-controlled Reading Borough Council recently received a damning report from Ofsted for not doing enough to help struggling schools under its control. Will the Prime Minister tell us what the Government intend to do to ensure that systemically failing local education authorities such as Reading do not continue to ruin the life chances of our young people?
  • Fibromyalgia 1 Jul 2015

    I beg to move, That this House has considered treatment of fibromyalgia. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship for the first time in this Parliament, Mr Crausby. I welcome my hon. Friend the Minister to his place. He did brilliant work in his two Departments in the last Parliament, and I am sure that he will continue to excel during this Parliament. I want to use this debate to...
  • Fibromyalgia 1 Jul 2015

    Yes, of course; the hon. Gentleman is absolutely right. I shall go on to provide more details of what is going on locally and perhaps what we ought to be doing nationally. I first learnt about the condition almost by accident a few years ago, through a chance conversation with some constituents. Since then, through the work of the excellent Reading fibromyalgia support group, which meets...

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Profile

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)

Numerology

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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 — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 96.23% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 57 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 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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