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Conservative MP for South East Cambridgeshire
- Entered Parliament on 11 June 1987 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How James Paice voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately 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 moderately against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted very strongly against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. 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 for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Home Department, Health, Transport, Treasury
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Carbon Emissions, Agriculture: Subsidies, Food, Departmental Food, British Food
(based on written questions asked by James Paice and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Grocery Market Ombudsman Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Animal Welfare Bill Committee (5 out of 8)
- Commons Bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Natural Environment and Rural Communities Bill Committee (9 out of 9)
- Horserace Betting and Olympic Lottery Bill Committee (5 out of 5)
- Crime (International Co-operation) Bill Committee (7 out of 8)
- Anti-social Behaviour Bill Committee (12 out of 12)
- Police Reform Bill Committee (11 out of 12)
- Opposition Day — [1st Allotted Day] — Badger Cull (5 Jun 2013)
“I am grateful to the hon. Lady for giving way and apologise for missing her opening remarks. She is right that perturbation is a key issue, but she is not right to say that the Independent Scientific Group trials were based on hard boundaries. The fact is that the areas had to be exactly 100 sq km, otherwise they would not have been comparable. The boundaries therefore had to be accepted...”
- Written Answers — Home Department: Entry Clearances: Sports Competitors (3 Jun 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many Tier 5 visas have been issued by category of sport in each of the last three years.”
- Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Renewable Energy (3 Jun 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what assessment he has made of the net reduction in carbon emissions which will result from achieving the target of 20 per cent of power generation from renewable sources.”
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- Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 67.83% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 13 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") 806 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||£20,513 (260th)||£23,083 (joint 1st with 142 others)||£20,202 (381st)||£13,408||£20,166 (296th)||£19,545 (290th)||£19,313 (342nd)||£15,661 (271st)|
|Office running costs||£9,289 (589th)||£14,574 (476th)||£18,402 (460th)||£18,830||£19,282 (joint 159th with 2 others)||£18,741 (joint 314th with 1 other)||£18,231 (joint 196th with 6 others)||£12,208 (460th)|
|Staffing costs||£94,979 (334th)||£89,199 (263rd)||£87,589 (140th)||£71,207||£66,319 (513th)||£61,436 (575th)||£64,957 (314th)||£46,933 (283rd)|
|Communications Allowance||£11,410 (115th)||£13,144 (40th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£7,763 (305th)1||£7,823 (308th)2||£9,522 (238th)||£7,400||£12,963 (joint 225th with 1 other)||£10,550 (joint 305th with 1 other)||£10,069 (322nd)||£7,815 (330th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£509 (155th)||£0||£254 (301st)||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£240 (joint 264th with 3 others)||£221 (289th)||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||£2,722 (411th)||£437 (527th)||£658 (joint 435th with 1 other)||£687||£479 (515th)||£528 (joint 497th with 1 other)||£1,200 (253rd)||£597 (509th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,922 (382nd)||£1,610 (joint 477th with 1 other)||£2,604||£1,587 (476th)||£1,659 (joint 471st with 1 other)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,116 (472nd)||£954 (joint 482nd with 3 others)||£576||£1,402 (604th)||£1,388 (597th)||£1,388 (581st)||£974 (566th)|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£1,925 (30th)|
|Total||£147,424 (357th)||£151,519 (247th)||£139,191 (298th)||£114,712||£122,198 (357th)||£113,847 (447th)||£115,158 (274th)||£86,113 (381st)|
1 Regular journeys between home/constituency/Westminster: Mileage £3,518 (222nd). Rail £732 (486th). Misc £130 (153rd). Other: Mileage £1,182 (2nd). Rail £1,380 (8th). Air £732 (5th). European £89 (139th).