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 a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
8 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2008–2016
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
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
9 votes for, 0 votes against, 8 absences, between 2012–2014
Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 7 votes against, 3 absences, between 1999–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
6 votes for, 10 votes against, between 1997–2017
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Last updated: 29 Jun 2017
I welcome you to the Chair, Madam Deputy Speaker. May I start by saluting two exemplary maiden speeches that we have heard today? My hon. Friend the Member for Saffron Walden (Mrs Badenoch) made her maiden speech with great confidence, saying it was the constituency’s first since 1929; I take it that was because Sir Alan Haselhurst had previously sat for Middleton and Prestwich. Of...
There are over 30, and the intention is to lift and shift, but all will be subject to statutory instruments of this House. This House might, if it were to use its numbers, reject them, but the intention is to remain aligned with the EU—with existing sanctions—so that we are in harmony with it.
I will come to that in just a moment, if I may. A sanctions Bill will enable the UK to continue to impose, update and lift sanctions in response to fast-moving events. The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill will not be sufficient to do that, since we need powers to do more than simply preserve or freeze existing sanctions. The United Nations Act 1946 is also insufficient for UN sanctions,...
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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 15 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 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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") 654 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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