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.
Generally voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 2010–2016
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
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
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 4 votes against, 7 absences, between 2003–2016
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
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2019
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Last updated: 9 Apr 2019
The State Visit of President Trump on 3-5 June further strengthened our already close relationship with the US in areas such as trade, investment, security and defence. The Prime Minister discussed with President Trump how we could build on these ties in the years ahead, including an ambitious free trade agreement when we leave the EU.
âThe political and security situation in Honduras remains volatile. In April and May protests against proposed reforms to health and education funding in Tegucigalpa turned violent. The UK updated its travel advice accordingly. More widely, significant numbers of migrants continue to leave the country for the US via Mexico and high levels of intimidation and violence perpetrated against...
âThe UK welcomes the dropping of charges against Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov. The Foreign Secretary and I publicly voiced our deep concern following Mr Golunov's arrest. We hope his release is indicative of a movement towards greater press freedom in Russia. However, we are concerned that over 500 people were detained in subsequent protests. We call on Russia to respect...
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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
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 31 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 87.14% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- 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") 822 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 3 Jun 2019.
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): Travel and accommodation, estimated total value £3,000
Destination of visit: Oman
Dates of visit: 31 December 2018 – 6 January 2019
Purpose of visit: New Year
reception and to attend strategic seminar with the Government of Oman
(Registered 08 January 2019)
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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