Mel Stride

MP, Central Devon

Central Devon Conservative

Mel Stride’s voting in Parliament

Mel Stride 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 Mel Stride’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes

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Mel Stride never 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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Profile

Conservative MP for Central Devon

Entered the 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

  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (since 13 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (15 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 28 Nov 2011)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 88.68% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 139 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mel Stride’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 80 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Venture Marketing Group Ltd (publisher, organiser of exhibitions and conferences)

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