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Conservative MP for Rutland and Melton
- Minister of State, International Development (since 13 May 2010) (note about dates)
- Entered Parliament on 9 April 1992 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Alan Duncan voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cards. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Trade and Industry, Justice, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Transport, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Procurement, Nuclear Power Stations, Railways, Departmental Orders and Regulations, QinetiQ
(based on written questions asked by Alan Duncan and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Civil Partnership Bill Committee (5 out of 5)
- Written Answers — International Development: Clothing (16 May 2013)
“DFID does not have an evening dress allowance.”
- Written Answers — International Development: Developing Countries: Nutrition (16 May 2013)
“At the recent spring meetings the UK sought commitments from the World Bank for them to use existing resources and make programmes nutrition sensitive. Nutrition sensitive programmes are programmes across a range of sectors for example, social protection, agriculture or health which are also designed to have a nutritional impact. The Bank has huge investments in agriculture and social...”
- Written Answers — International Development: Ethiopia (16 May 2013)
“The following table details how DFID's development support in Ethiopia has been spent in each of the last three years, according to category of programme, and whether it is resource or capital spending. £000 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 Pillar/strategic priority Resource Capital Resource Capital Resource Capital Wealth Creation 26,262 480 17,789 3,960 5,787...”
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- Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 61.60% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below 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") 546 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£23,919 (75th)||£23,027 (185th)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,623||£20,843 (229th)||£20,333 (joint 3rd with 149 others)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£15,734 (joint 250th with 3 others)|
|Office running costs||£23,590 (74th)||£26,763 (joint 29th with 1 other)||£24,946 (95th)||£19,957||£22,712 (1st)||£12,885 (605th)||£18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£15,647 (330th)|
|Staffing costs||£97,474 (256th)||£82,886 (472nd)||£82,767 (382nd)||£83,937||£72,553 (233rd)||£67,878 (331st)||£65,277 (282nd)||£50,775 (joint 150th with 1 other)|
|Communications Allowance||£7,835 (372nd)||£4,023 (503rd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£7,866 (297th)1||£7,289 (334th)2||£9,075 (264th)||£7,195||£12,086 (269th)||£10,024 (326th)||£11,527 (261st)||£10,010 (221st)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£634 (123rd)||£312 (joint 274th with 1 other)||£327 (264th)||£63||£116 (416th)||£63 (joint 447th with 1 other)||£569 (joint 239th with 1 other)||£333 (joint 304th with 1 other)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£1,298 (594th)||£499 (joint 490th with 1 other)||£463 (545th)||£625||£561 (468th)||£497 (510th)||£954 (360th)||£535 (535th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£2,538 (291st)||£1,110 (572nd)||£1,587||£2,248 (367th)||£2,196 (372nd)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,111 (joint 476th with 3 others)||£973 (joint 454th with 10 others)||£0||£1,996 (joint 77th with 2 others)||£1,996 (joint 70th with 3 others)||£1,996 (joint 69th with 3 others)||£1,996 (joint 68th with 3 others)|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£227 (82nd)||£0||£0|
|Total||£162,615 (159th)||£148,448 (297th)||£141,771 (245th)||£134,987||£133,115 (137th)||£116,099 (389th)||£118,279 (205th)||£95,030 (167th)|