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Conservative MP for Ludlow
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Philip Dunne voted on key issues:
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted 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 equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. 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 moderately against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately against a smoking ban. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Health, Treasury, Home Department, Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Communities and Local Government
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Diabetes, Non-domestic Rates: Garages and Petrol Stations, Child Benefit: Personal Records, Winter Fuel Payment, Low Carbon Buildings Programme
(based on written questions asked by Philip Dunne and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Marriage (Wales) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Business Rate Supplements Bill Committee (7 out of 7)
- Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill Committee (6 out of 8)
- National Insurance Contributions Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Vehicle Registration Marks Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Finance Bill Committee (11 out of 14)
- Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Bill Committee (11 out of 18)
- Commons Bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Finance (No.2) Bill Committee (20 out of 21)
- Written Answers — Defence: Armed Forces: Food (19 Jun 2013)
“This information is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.”
- Written Answers — Defence: Armed Forces: Food (19 Jun 2013)
“Across armed forces sites in the UK, catering support is delivered by a number of Soft Facilities Management service providers. As part of this service they are contractually required to provide meal options which reflect cultural, religious and personal diversity, if requested. Vegan meals are not available as a standard item but if an individual identifies the need for vegan meals to be...”
- Written Answers — Defence: AWE Aldermaston (19 Jun 2013)
“In the annual report and accounts 2010-11 the Ministry of Defence provided advance notice of the potential write-off of up to £120 million incurred on Project Hydrus prior to its termination. The hydrodynamics testing capability will now be delivered through the joint UK and France programme, Project Teutates. The exact amount to be written off will be finalised as Project Teutates matures.”
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- Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 83.65% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 251 times in debates — 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||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Office running costs||£12,552 (519th)||£20,547 (214th)||£21,076 (231st)||£19,185|
|Staffing costs||£98,625 (211th)||£90,297 (211th)||£86,216 (246th)||£83,927|
|Communications Allowance||£14,387 (33rd)||£10,312 (105th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£5,414 (425th)1||£3,707 (525th)2||£3,206 (548th)||£3,249|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£130 (joint 359th with 1 other)||£130 (joint 361st with 1 other)||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£2,111 (43rd)||£2,012 (64th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£230 (53rd)||£232 (joint 61st with 1 other)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£5,912 (joint 126th with 1 other)||£1,380 (joint 113th with 1 other)||£1,221 (217th)||£2,883|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£4,417 (110th)||£3,743 (215th)||£8,834||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,149 (joint 417th with 1 other)||£888 (570th)||£888|
|Total||£139,231 (467th)||£134,183 (486th)||£116,480 (577th)||£118,966|