David Davis’s voting in Parliament
David Davis is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, David Davis sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
David Davis consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year, while most Conservative MPs consistently voted for. Show votes
David Davis generally voted against military action against ISIL (Daesh), while most Conservative MPs consistently voted for. Show votes
David Davis almost always voted against university tuition fees, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
David Davis generally voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
David Davis consistently voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
David Davis generally voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
David Davis generally voted for allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
David Davis generally voted for greater regulation of gambling, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
David Davis generally voted against a statutory register of lobbyists, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
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David Davis has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2017
Next week the UK’s negotiating team will travel to Brussels for the second round of talks, continuing our journey towards a new, deep and special partnership between the UK and the EU. Today, in advance of those discussions, I am publishing three position papers that the UK negotiating team will discuss with our EU counterparts next week.Ongoing Union judicial and administrative...
European Union Committee: David Davis evidence session.
Witnesses: (at 4:00 PM) Rt Hon David Davis MP, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Department for Exiting the European Union
On a point of information, may I ask the right hon. and learned Gentleman—congratulations by the way—whether it is now Labour policy to support the rule of the European Court of Justice within the United Kingdom?
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Conservative MP for Haltemprice and Howden
Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election
Also represented Booth Ferry
Topics of interest
David Davis campaigned to leave the European Union
- Home Department
- Education and Skills
- Christmas Cards
- Ministerial Visits
- Departmental Data Protection
- Immigration and Nationality Directorate
Currently held offices
- The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (since 13 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office) (10 Nov 2003 to 12 Jun 2008)
- Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice (23 Jul 2002 to 10 Nov 2003)
- Without portfolio (18 Sep 2001 to 23 Jul 2002)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (30 Oct 1997 to 11 May 2001)
- Chair, Public Accounts Committee (25 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)
- Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (20 Jul 1994 to 2 May 1997)
- Parliamentary Secretary (Duchy of Lancaster Office) (27 May 1993 to 19 Jul 1994)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (3 Dec 1990 to 27 May 1993)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all David Davis’s speeches
- 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 high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 53 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 160 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Davis’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1164 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 May 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
Until 1 July 2016
, supervisory board member of Mansfeider Kupfer Und Messing GMBH
, Lichtlöcherberg 40, 06333 Hettstedt, Germany; a German manufacturing company. Anticipated remuneration, approximately £34,000 per annum. Estimated hours: 6 days a year. (Registered 10 June 2013
; updated 28 July 2016)
18 July 2016, payment of £8,177.96 for this role, received from Copper 1909 GMBH and Co. KG
, Lichtlӧcherberg 40, D-06333 Hettstedt, Germany. Hours: 3 days. (Registered 26 July 2016)
From 2 December 2014
to 7 September 2016
, member of board of directors of Metriopharm AG
, Bleichwerweig 45, 8002 Zurich; a Swiss pharmaceutical company. Remuneration approximately £13,165 per annum, plus 100,000 stock options. Estimated hours: 16 hrs a year. Final payment of £6,053.53, for work undertaken between January 2016
and June 2016
, received on 12 October 2016
. (Registered 2 December 2014; updated 26 January 2015
, 19 September 2016 and 20 October 2016)
Articles written for ANMFS LTD
(Mail Group). Address: Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, Kensington, London W8 5TT:
20 July 2016, received £1,900 for two articles in the Mail on Sunday, published on 18 June 2016 and 8 July 2016. Hours: 6 hrs (3 hrs per article). (Registered 10 August 2016
Unremunerated board member, New City Network (London) Ltd; a not-for-profit think tank aiming to develop ideas and research on financial services policy. (Registered 17 April 2013
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