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Conservative MP for Haltemprice and Howden
- Also represented Booth Ferry
- Entered Parliament on 11 June 1987 — General election
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- Voting record
- Topics of interest
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How David Davis voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
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- Quite often rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Home Department, Health, Education and Skills, Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Deputy Prime Minister
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Christmas Cards, Ministerial Visits, Police, Departmental Data Protection, Immigration and Nationality Directorate
(based on written questions asked by David Davis and answered by departments)
- Business of the House (16 May 2013)
“May we have a debate on the potential misuse of money by the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority? IPSA appears to have employed incredibly expensive lawyers from Matrix Chambers in pursuing what looks like a county court action. That can be explained only if it is trying to intimidate the Members involved, which would be quite improper. May we have a response on that from those on...”
- Written Answers — Home Department: Surveillance (14 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will provide an analysis of all data requests which have been made and approved under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 since the implementation of that Act.”
- Outlawries Bill: Debate on the Address — [Ist Day] (8 May 2013)
“Until the last line, I was rather enjoying that speech. It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Rhondda (Chris Bryant). As always, he entertained me. We last debated a Queen’s Speech rather more than a year ago. On that occasion, the House gained some amusement from my ability to summarise the matters in it with which I agreed in less than 60 seconds, but today I shall take a...”
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- Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 51 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 55.67% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 53 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
- 119 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Davis’s activity.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 827 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||£18,114 (355th)||£17,643 (joint 447th with 1 other)||£21,533 (309th)||£21,541||£19,404 (340th)||£19,617 (286th)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£14,206 (424th)|
|Office running costs||£17,344 (336th)||£19,258 (278th)||£17,140 (509th)||£16,501||£17,875 (367th)||£18,439 (416th)||£18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£13,214 (408th)|
|Staffing costs||£78,537 (580th)||£88,036 (314th)||£79,217 (470th)||£81,475||£71,464 (273rd)||£62,889 (543rd)||£65,555 (243rd)||£53,915 (88th)|
|Communications Allowance||£3,641 (515th)||£2,871 (532nd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£8,570 (263rd)1||£10,794 (196th)2||£9,206 (259th)||£9,546||£12,966 (224th)||£9,333 (350th)||£9,515 (345th)||£6,731 (380th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£89 (348th)||£94 (joint 377th with 1 other)||£804 (156th)||£361||£752 (227th)||£112 (joint 415th with 1 other)||£364 (300th)||£385 (joint 280th with 1 other)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£406 (joint 220th with 1 other)||£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||£3,413 (329th)||£462 (515th)||£1,342 (190th)||£1,887||£681 (joint 415th with 1 other)||£973 (joint 265th with 1 other)||£930 (368th)||£538 (534th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,489 (475th)||£3,515 (232nd)||£3,673||£1,753 (445th)||£2,175 (375th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,316 (joint 163rd with 2 others)||£1,142 (joint 175th with 17 others)||£468||£1,790 (466th)||£1,790 (458th)||£1,790 (437th)||£1,470 (joint 480th with 2 others)|
|Other Costs||£4,440 (42nd)||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Total||£134,553 (507th)||£141,963 (390th)||£133,899 (401st)||£135,452||£126,685 (259th)||£115,328 (407th)||£116,110 (254th)||£90,459 (282nd)|