Alok Sharma

MP, Reading West

Reading West Conservative

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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 replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Alok Sharma hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [17th Allotted Day]: Compulsory Jobs Guarantee 11 Feb 2015

    Back in 2011, I had discussions with Tesco about its plans to set up a major distribution centre in my constituency. They were very successful and a couple of years later we had a new distribution centre employing more than 1,000 people. As part of its commitment to helping the long-term unemployed, Tesco ring-fenced 85 of those new jobs for those who had been long-term unemployed; about 18...
  • Opposition Day — [17th Allotted Day]: Compulsory Jobs Guarantee 11 Feb 2015

    I thank the hon. Lady for intervening. I am delighted she has some experience of business. The same is not so for the Leader of the Opposition, is it? When it comes to businesses, I think the Leader of the Opposition has actually decided—this business bashing is not an accident—that bashing businesses will win votes. He thinks that bashing big businesses will somehow compel small...
  • Opposition Day — [17th Allotted Day]: Compulsory Jobs Guarantee 11 Feb 2015

    It was higher in May 2010.

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Conservative MP for Reading West

Entered 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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Treasury Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 25 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 80.71% 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 — below 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") 54 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Second State Pizza Company Ltd,
(a) Address of donor: The Courtyard, Chapel Lane, Bodicote, Banbury OX15 4DB
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: printing and delivery of constituency questionnaire, value £2,687.60
(a) Donor status: company
(a) (Registered 6 March 2014, updated 3 April 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Second State Pizza Company Ltd,
(a) Address of donor: The Courtyard, Chapel Lane, Bodicote, Banbury OX15 4DB
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: printing and delivery of constituency leaflet, value £3,421.60
(a) Donor status: company
(a) (Registered 3 April 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Offshore Group Newcastle Ltd
(a) Address of donor: OGN House, Hadrian Way, Wallsend, NE28 6HL
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 06390883
(a) (Registered 8 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Second State Pizza Company Ltd,
(a) Address of donor: The Courtyard, Chapel Lane, Bodicote, Banbury OX15 4DB
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: printing and delivery of constituency leaflet, value £3,660.94
(a) Donor status: company
(a) (Registered 14 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Second State Pizza Company Ltd,
(a) Address of donor: The Courtyard, Chapel Lane, Bodicote, Banbury OX15 4DB
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: printing and delivery of constituency leaflet, value £3,841.94
(a) Donor status: company
(a) (Registered 18 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Philip Buscombe & Baroness Peta Buscombe
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000
(a) Donor status: individuals
(a) (Registered 12 January 2015)
6. Overseas visits
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 7 November 2014)

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