A selection of Alan Duncan's votes
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Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
9 votes for, 0 votes against, 8 absences, between 2012–2014
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 2010–2016
Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
42 votes for, 0 votes against, 12 absences, between 2012–2016
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
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Members of the diplomatic service must be prepared to serve anywhere in the world throughout their career, sometimes at very short notice. It is long-standing practice that the FCO provides clearly defined and limited financial support to staff for their children's education in the UK.
The UK is very concerned by the decision of Russia's Supreme Court to categorise the Jehovah's Witnesses as "extremists". This ruling effectively criminalises the peaceful worship by 175,000 Russian citizens and is at odds with the right to religious freedom enshrined in the Russian Constitution. The Minister of State, The Baroness Anelay of St Johns, issued a statement on 21 April expressing...
FCO Consular officials have requested documents from the Dutch authorities on behalf of the Liverpool Coroner. They have already passed a copy of the post mortem report to the coroner and have asked the Dutch authorities for an update on the remaining documents.
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Former Conservative MP for Rutland and Melton
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for 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
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (17 Jul 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- 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
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- Has spoken in 19 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 73.23% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
- 93 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 653 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
From 10 February 2016
until 18 July 2016
, non-executive Chairman of Fujairah Refining Ltd, P.O Box 5232, Fujairah, UAE
. I received £8,000 a month for an expected annual commitment of about 156 hours, comprising three weekend board meetings each involving around 52 hours’ work including preparation and travel. I consulted the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments
about this role. (Registered 10 February 2016; updated 03 August 2016
On 3 October 2016
I received a contractual severance payment to the value of £50,000 following my resignation on 18 July 2016. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 06 October 2016)
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 £1,400
Destination of visit: Oman
Dates of visit: 7-8 January 2017
Purpose of visit: to attend strategic seminar with the Government of Oman
(Registered 17 January 2017)
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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