Alok Sharma

MP, Reading West

Reading West Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Alok Sharma hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Dangerous Driving Offences (Sentencing) 4 Nov 2014

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Caton, in this incredibly important debate on sentencing for dangerous driving. The fact that so many hon. Friends and colleagues have turned up for the debate demonstrates the strength of feeling across the House on the issue. I want to highlight the case of my constituents, John Morland and Kris Jarvis, who were killed by a dangerous...
  • Dangerous Driving Offences (Sentencing) 4 Nov 2014

    My hon. Friend is absolutely right. I will make the case for changing the law, but she has set out clearly that at the end of the day we are talking about families and justice. That is what we are all fighting for in this House. As I said, the families started a life sentence—a life without their loved ones—on 13 February. By contrast, Walter got 10 years and three months for...
  • Dangerous Driving Offences (Sentencing) 4 Nov 2014

    My hon. Friend is an expert in the law, and he knows about these matters, so I hope that the Minister has listened to what he said. We will talk about the review being conducted by the Minister, but I hope that that point will form part of it.

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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 22 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 81.81% 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") 49 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

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 no 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)
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: 45b Westbourne Terrace, London, W2 3UR
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £2,000 covering flights, accommodation, transport and meals
Destination of visit: Israel and West Bank
Date of visit: 11 – 15 November 2013
Purpose of visit: Fact finding delegation to Israel and the West Bank
(Registered 10 December 2013)
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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