Ben Gummer

MP, Ipswich

Ipswich Conservative

A selection of Ben Gummer's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details

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Ben Gummer never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Professions: Recruitment 3 Jul 2015

    Health Education England (HEE) was established to deliver a better healthcare workforce for England and is accountable for ensuring a secure workforce supply for the future. It ensures that the workforce has the right skills, behaviours and training, and is available in the right numbers, to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and drive improvements. HEE is committed to...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Incontinence 3 Jul 2015

    Information on the number of continence advisors employed in the National Health Service is not collected by the Department.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Veterans: Visual Impairment 2 Jul 2015

    The Department currently has no plans to revise the Certificate of Vision Impairment. However, following discussions with the Royal National Institute of Blind People, Blind Veterans UK, NHS England, NHS optometry leads and the Health and Social Care Information Centre other options for identifying visually impaired veterans are being explored.

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Conservative MP for Ipswich

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Education
  • Justice
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Multiple Sclerosis: Drugs
  • Music: Education
  • Asylum: Community Relations
  • Planning
  • Railways: East of England

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee (29 Nov 2010 to 5 Nov 2012)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 3 Dec 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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") 129 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.

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