Ben Gummer

MP, Ipswich

Ipswich Conservative

A selection of Ben Gummer's votes

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  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Details

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Ben Gummer never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • 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.
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Department of Health: Ministerial Correction 2 Jul 2015

    I would like to inform the House of two inaccuracies in a statement I made in response to the Opposition Day debate on A&E Services in the House of Commons on 24 June 2015, and to correct the record. First, I stated that the number of training places for nurses “… is now at a record level” (Hansard, column 921). Nurse training commissions are at near record levels,...

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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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