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Conservative MP for Ashford
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Damian Green voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Home Department, Education and Skills, Transport, Health, Justice
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Asylum/Immigration, Illegal Immigrants, Asylum, Immigration Controls, English Language
(based on written questions asked by Damian Green and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Crime and Courts Bill Committee (9 out of 13)
- Identity Documents Bill Committee (5 out of 5)
- Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- UK Borders Bill Committee (14 out of 14)
- Rating (Agricultural Premises and Rural Shops) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Written Answers — Home Department: Police: Festivals and Special Occasions (16 May 2013)
“The guidance produced by the Home Office in relation to charging for special police services can be found in a Home Office circular 009/2011 which is available on the National Archives website at: http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk This guidance was last updated in August 2011.”
- Written Answers — Home Department: Unmanned Air Vehicles (16 May 2013)
“Use of unmanned aerial vehicles would need to comply with existing Civil Aviation Authority regulations. Covert use by a public authority likely to obtain private information, including by any law enforcement agency, would be subject to authorisation under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000. That Act requires that covert investigatory techniques are used only if they are...”
- Written Answers — Home Department: Police: Recruitment (15 May 2013)
“The Government wants to attract the best people to careers in policing to ensure forces are best able to fight crime and keep communities safe. Following the recommendations of the Independent Review of Police Terms and Conditions led by Tom Winsor, the Government will introduce new recruitment criteria for officers at constable rank to include relevant policing experience and knowledge of...”
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- Has spoken in 36 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.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 79.12% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 7 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") 790 times in debates — well 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||£22,724 (158th)||£22,350 (joint 273rd with 1 other)||£21,365 (317th)||£19,463||£20,561 (270th)||£19,953 (258th)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£15,736 (247th)|
|Office running costs||£17,931 (317th)||£10,512 (582nd)||£19,323 (413th)||£19,151||£18,361 (331st)||£18,669 (joint 358th with 2 others)||£18,200 (joint 267th with 2 others)||£13,784 (388th)|
|Staffing costs||£88,586 (472nd)||£84,955 (415th)||£83,781 (343rd)||£80,844||£74,146 (182nd)||£71,563 (146th)||£66,446 (172nd)||£45,993 (324th)|
|Communications Allowance||£6,913 (410th)||£7,536 (357th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£3,884 (509th)1||£5,533 (434th)2||£4,073 (515th)||£3,387||£6,778 (471st)||£6,432 (466th)||£7,135 (450th)||£4,412 (493rd)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£0||£18||£17 (joint 462nd with 2 others)||£0||£0||£0|
|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||£1,014 (607th)||£275 (598th)||£409 (568th)||£248||£242 (619th)||£349 (580th)||£275 (joint 620th with 1 other)||£763 (422nd)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£694 (596th)||£1,258 (545th)||£644||£984 (576th)||£287 (640th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,111 (joint 476th with 3 others)||£1,005 (422nd)||£101||£1,831 (joint 424th with 1 other)||£1,831 (joint 417th with 1 other)||£1,730 (464th)||£1,730 (397th)|
|Other Costs||£0||£7,980 (16th)||£4,719 (26th)||£8,002||£0||£0||£0||£2,979 (19th)|
|Total||£141,052 (439th)||£140,946 (405th)||£135,933 (362nd)||£131,858||£122,920 (333rd)||£119,084 (335th)||£113,508 (315th)||£85,397 (395th)|