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Conservative MP for Hendon
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Matthew Offord voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
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- Sometimes rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Health, Home Department, Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Education
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Middle East, Entry Clearances: Overseas Students, Palestinians, Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations, General Practitioners
(based on written questions asked by Matthew Offord and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- FINANCE BILL Committee (12 out of 12)
- Scrap Metal Dealers Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Marine Navigation (No. 2) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- FINANCE (NO. 2) BILL Committee (4 out of 4)
- Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill Committee (15 out of 20)
- Wreck Removal Convention Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Daylight Saving Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (19 Jun 2013)
“Local Government (Religious Etc. Observances) – Matthew Offord.”
- Written Answers — Transport: Electric Vehicles (18 Jun 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what guidance his Department gives to local authorities on the introduction of public charging points for electric vehicles.”
- Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Fines (17 Jun 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what steps he is taking to ensure that penalties imposed by energy regulators are not passed on to consumers.”
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- Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 131 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 88.49% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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") 49 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register