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Conservative MP for Kettering
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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- Topics of interest
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Philip Hollobone voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately for a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly against a smoking ban. 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 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 increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
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- Quite often rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Health, Home Department, Transport, Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Treasury
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Police, Coroners, Diabetes, Railways, Middle East
(based on written questions asked by Philip Hollobone and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Chairman, Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders bill Committee (9 out of 18)
- Local Government Ombudsman (Amendment) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Savings Accounts and Health in Pregnancy Grant Bill Committee (1 out of 8)
- Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill Committee (7 out of 8)
- Sustainable Communities Bill Committee (9 out of 11)
- International Development (Reporting and Transparency) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Animal Welfare Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Compensation Bill Committee (3 out of 4)
- Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: A and E Departments (21 May 2013)
“Thanks must go to all the staff at Kettering general hospital’s A and E for doing their best to cope with a 12% year-on-year rise in A and E admissions, which is being driven by one of the fastest household growth rates in the country. My hon. Friend the Member for Wellingborough (Mr Bone), the hon. Member for Corby (Andy Sawford) and I have written to the Minister responsible for A...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Employment and Support Allowance (Appeals) (21 May 2013)
“The waiting times for appeal hearings for employment and support allowance claims are far too long. The waiting time at the Leicester venue is now 40 weeks, which is a complete disgrace. What is the Minister going to do to sort this out?”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions (21 May 2013)
“What is the latest number of foreign national offenders in our prisons, and what progress is being made on sending them back to secure detention in their own countries?”
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- Has spoken in 146 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 106 written questions in the last year — well above 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 95.78% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 13 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") 439 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||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£22,790 (155th)||£22,999 (195th)||£22,010 (257th)||£13,024|
|Office running costs||£3,526 (642nd)||£7,623 (620th)||£12,832 (589th)||£16,147|
|Staffing costs||£0||£400 (645th)||£400 (645th)||£12,150|
|Communications Allowance||£10,219 (217th)||£7,876 (337th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£7,788 (304th)1||£7,304 (333rd)2||£6,767 (354th)||£4,485|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£47 (325th)||£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||£2,560 (433rd)||£71 (636th)||£568 (joint 496th with 1 other)||£561|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£435 (622nd)||£960 (586th)||£2,195||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,029 (joint 556th with 2 others)||£1,014 (joint 385th with 19 others)||£1,014|
|Total||£46,931 (647th)||£47,737 (645th)||£44,551 (645th)||£49,576|