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Conservative MP for Sevenoaks
- Also represented Darlington
- Entered Parliament on 9 June 1983 — General election
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- Voting record
- Topics of interest
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Michael Fallon voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly 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 very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Treasury, Health, Home Department, Transport, Defence
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Experience Corps, Special Advisers, Departmental Staff, Mental Health Services: Kent, Equitable Life Assurance Society: Compensation
(based on written questions asked by Michael Fallon and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Growth and Infrastructure Bill Committee (14 out of 14)
- Planning and Energy Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Statistics and Registration Service Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Climate Change (21 May 2013)
“The Met Office has not made a comparison between the cited statistical model and a driftless autoregressive integrated model because the two are designed for different purposes. The cited model is constructed to make error estimates in observations of near-surface temperature, while the other seeks to emulate the evolution of a data time series: in this case instrumental records of global...”
- Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Renewable Energy (21 May 2013)
“The coalition agreement set out this Government's commitment to supporting the deployment of renewables in the UK. In July 2011 we published our Renewable Energy Roadmap, which set out how we intend to meet the UK’s legally binding target of generating 15% of our energy use from renewable sources by 2020. This was updated in 2012. In the Carbon Plan (December 2011), the Department set...”
- Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Renewable Energy (21 May 2013)
“The Local Energy Assessment Fund (LEAF) ran from December 2011 to March 2012. The project which provided £10 million grant funding to support 236 early stage community energy projects, covering energy efficiency, electricity and heat, is currently being evaluated. This independent evaluation is examining the outputs achieved through LEAF funding and distilling lessons learned, which can...”
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- Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 18 written questions in the last year — 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 71.13% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 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") 547 times in debates — 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||£23,660 (98th)||£22,853 (229th)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£16,882||£16,825 (436th)||£18,057 (372nd)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£11,641 (526th)|
|Office running costs||£11,090 (563rd)||£12,413 (528th)||£12,828 (590th)||£21,304||£15,099 (487th)||£18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others)||£12,197 (599th)||£13,105 (413th)|
|Staffing costs||£74,841 (600th)||£72,015 (603rd)||£72,105 (581st)||£64,904||£65,168 (541st)||£64,174 (504th)||£56,237 (576th)||£46,295 (301st)|
|Communications Allowance||£3,087 (528th)||£4,738 (472nd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£3,680 (516th)1||£4,866 (474th)2||£5,918 (407th)||£5,741||£5,847 (504th)||£5,218 (513th)||£4,918 (534th)||£4,597 (486th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£81 (joint 310th with 1 other)||£44 (345th)||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||£1,585 (571st)||£430 (joint 530th with 1 other)||£682 (424th)||£558||£823 (351st)||£411 (559th)||£535 (555th)||£762 (423rd)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,125 (548th)||£1,893 (joint 432nd with 2 others)||£1,050||£2,835 (289th)||£1,280 (517th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,183 (joint 351st with 3 others)||£1,099 (joint 242nd with 5 others)||£1,099||£1,829 (joint 427th with 1 other)||£1,829 (joint 420th with 1 other)||£1,829 (joint 404th with 1 other)||£1,506 (462nd)|
|Total||£118,023 (605th)||£119,667 (603rd)||£116,635 (576th)||£111,538||£108,426 (564th)||£109,768 (511th)||£95,438 (588th)||£77,906 (513th)|