Richard Drax

South Dorset Conservative

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  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition feesDetails

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Richard Drax quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Conservative MP for South Dorset

Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Aircraft Carriers
  • General Practitioners
  • Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control
  • Arrest Warrants
  • Syria

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 72.66% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 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") 83 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

1. Directorships
Morden Estates Company Limited, The Estate Office, Charborough Park, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 7EN; property company that manages a number of family-owned properties.
8. Land and Property
Woodlands, farmland, residential and commercial property from which rental income is received, mainly in Dorset but one residential property in London and one commercial property in Hampshire; some are direct interests, others in family trusts.
9. Shareholdings
(a) Morden Estates Company Ltd, property management company (see 1 above)
(a) Abbotts Court Farm Company (Holdings) Limited, holding company for a farming business.

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