Alan Duncan’s voting in Parliament
Alan Duncan is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Alan Duncan’s votes.
Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
42 votes for, 0 votes against, 12 absences, between 2012–2016
Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2007–2016
Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
14 votes for, 5 votes against, 7 absences, between 2010–2015
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
8 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2008–2016
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 8 absences, between 2012–2018
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2013–2016
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Alan Duncan has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
The International Criminal Court has our full support in pursuing the mandate it was given under the Rome statute.
The number of days of sick absence taken by staff in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) for mental health reasons in each year since 2010 recorded on HR systems was as follows: 2010: 2,159 2011: 888 2012: 4,974 2013: 4,730 2014: 3,123 2015: 2,180: 2016: 4,772: 2017: 4,734 2018 (up until 30 June*): 1,764 * It is standard practice to report a year's worth of sickness absence data...
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Conservative MP for Rutland and Melton
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Topics of interest
Alan Duncan campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Trade and Industry
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
- Departmental Procurement
- Nuclear Power Stations
- Departmental Orders and Regulations
Currently held offices
- Minister of State (since 17 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (9 Sep 2015 to 19 Jul 2016)
- The Minister of State, Department for International Development (14 May 2010 to 15 Jul 2014)
- Shadow Minister (Justice) (7 Sep 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (19 Jan 2009 to 7 Sep 2009)
- Shadow Secretary of State (3 Jul 2007 to 19 Jan 2009)
- Shadow Secretary of State (Trade and Industry) (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (1 Jan 2005 to 10 May 2005)
- Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (1 Sep 2004 to 1 Jan 2005)
- Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice (8 Nov 2003 to 1 Sep 2004)
- Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2003)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (1 Jun 1999 to 1 Jun 2001)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jun 1998 to 1 Jun 1999)
- Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 1997 to 1 Jul 1998)
- Member, Social Security Committee (30 Nov 1992 to 11 Dec 1995)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Alan Duncan’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 89.96% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 747 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.
Name of donor: Sultanate of Oman Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Muscat, Oman
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): One night’s accommodation and flights to and from Muscat, estimated total value £1,500
Destination of visit: Oman
Dates of visit: 5-7 January 2018
Purpose of visit: to attend strategic seminar with the Government of Oman
(Registered 11 January 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Residential property in London: (i) and (ii).
From 1 May 2016
, Trustee and Director of Uppingham School
, High Street West, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9QD, a registered charity and company limited by guarantee. Uppingham School is a co-educational boarding school for pupils aged 13 to 18. (Registered 10 May 2016)
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