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Conservative MP for Bognor Regis and Littlehampton
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Nick Gibb voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. 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
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Education and Skills, Children, Schools and Families, Home Department, Trade and Industry, Health
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Literacy and Numeracy, Secondary Education: Curriculum, Departmental Staff, GCSEs, BNFL
(based on written questions asked by Nick Gibb and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Public Service Pensions Bill Committee (9 out of 9)
- Education Bill Committee (22 out of 22)
- Children, Schools and Families Bill Committee (12 out of 12)
- Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill Committee (17 out of 18)
- Education and Skills Bill Committee (20 out of 20)
- Childcare Bill Committee (9 out of 9)
- Education and Inspections Bill Committee (21 out of 21)
- Education Bill Committee (1 out of 2)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Flood Insurance (16 May 2013)
“I welcome the Secretary of State’s announcement. Residents of Pagham and Middleton-on-Sea, in my constituency, greatly valued the visit by the Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, my hon. Friend the Member for Newbury (Richard Benyon), on 29 April. Surface water flooding was a huge problem in my constituency on 10 June last year, and it is now becoming...”
- Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Private Roads (25 Apr 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what guidance his Department has issued regarding the adoption by local authorities of roads in new housing developments.”
- Tributes to Baroness Thatcher (10 Apr 2013)
“Many in this House can speak more eloquently about Lady Thatcher as a person than I can, particularly my hon. Friends the Members for Bournemouth West (Conor Burns) and for Maldon (Mr Whittingdale), who made moving speeches. To me, Lady Thatcher was a more distant figure whom I met at party events and as a parliamentary candidate hoping for a photograph with her for the elections. Whenever I...”
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- Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 39 written questions in the last year — above 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 87.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 12 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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") 584 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||£23,971 (65th)||£23,053 (174th)||£22,068 (joint 232nd with 2 others)||£21,625||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£20,333 (joint 3rd with 149 others)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£14,904 (joint 366th with 1 other)|
|Office running costs||£14,164 (466th)||£12,941 (518th)||£17,840 (479th)||£11,508||£12,208 (576th)||£12,439 (610th)||£13,631 (577th)||£17,238 (257th)|
|Staffing costs||£81,289 (555th)||£90,191 (221st)||£85,063 (295th)||£82,380||£56,046 (631st)||£71,184 (158th)||£64,498 (327th)||£34,819 (593rd)|
|Members' Travel||£8,795 (255th)1||£9,528 (238th)2||£9,982 (214th)||£7,079||£9,104 (370th)||£9,449 (346th)||£8,319 (403rd)||£6,417 (402nd)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£35 (396th)||£0||£0||£214||£0||£0||£0||£17 (joint 458th with 1 other)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£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||£3,790 (289th)||£668 (joint 378th with 2 others)||£899 (314th)||£318||£795 (363rd)||£541 (joint 490th with 1 other)||£592 (527th)||£543 (532nd)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£2,025 (joint 369th with 1 other)||£2,592 (324th)||£1,334||£1,927 (416th)||£1,763 (452nd)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,364 (96th)||£1,167 (150th)||£375||£1,489 (579th)||£1,489 (565th)||£1,489 (542nd)||£1,114 (537th)|
|Other Costs||£0||£18,771 (3rd)||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Total||£132,045 (531st)||£158,541 (118th)||£139,611 (291st)||£124,833||£102,471 (601st)||£117,198 (370th)||£108,251 (435th)||£75,052 (543rd)|