Mel Stride

MP, Central Devon

Central Devon Conservative

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How Mel Stride voted
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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
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Mel Stride occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Border Health Care Provision 9 Jul 2014

    What recent discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues and Ministers of the Welsh Government on health care provision in Wales and the English borders.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Border Health Care Provision 9 Jul 2014

    Given that the NHS in Wales has had its budget cut by 8%, that waiting times are longer than in England and that it has missed its accident and emergency targets since 2009, does my right hon. Friend agree that the NHS is far from safe in the Opposition’s hands?
  • Modern Slavery Bill 8 Jul 2014

    I rise strongly in support of the Bill. At the outset, I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Home Secretary. There is much of her, it appears to me, in this Bill in terms of her determination to see that this Parliament and our country is at the vanguard of tackling this iniquitous series of crimes. I also congratulate the right hon. Member for Birkenhead (Mr Field) on chairing the...

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Conservative MP for Central Devon

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Northern Ireland
  • Treasury
  • Education
  • Road Fuel Testing Unit
  • Excise Duties: Wines
  • Hill Farming
  • Parish Councils: Bank Services
  • Tourism

Currently held offices

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (since 15 Jul 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 28 Nov 2011)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 89.50% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 80 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:
£75 received on 10 March 2014. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 10 March 2014)
£75 received on 28 April 2014. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 28 April 2014)
£75 received on 10 June 2014. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 10 June 2014)
9. Shareholdings
(a) Venture Marketing Group Ltd (publisher, organiser of exhibitions and conferences)

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