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Conservative MP for Northampton North
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Michael Ellis voted on key issues:
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. 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 very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Home Department, Justice, Defence, Work and Pensions
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Iran: Sanctions, Iran, Middle East: Armed Conflict, Waste Management, Antisocial Behaviour
(based on written questions asked by Michael Ellis and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Protection of Freedoms Bill Committee (20 out of 20)
- Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill Committee (19 out of 20)
- Written Answers — Health: Herbal Medicine (15 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Health what progress he has made on implementing a statutory register of herbal medicine practitioners; and when he expects such a register to be in place.”
- Written Answers — Justice: Prison Accommodation (25 Apr 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what spare capacity there was in prisons in the (a) UK and (b) East Midlands in January (i) 2010 and (ii) 2013.”
- Prime Minister: Abu Qatada (24 Apr 2013)
“Does the Home Secretary realise that she has massive support from the British people for the work she has been doing to get rid of an odious man from this country? She has that support because people recognise the frustrations involved in the processes, thanks to the Labour Government’s human rights legislation. I congratulate her on the mutual legal assistance arrangements with Jordan,...”
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- Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 19 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 93.35% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation 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") 65 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