Alan Duncan

Minister of State

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Rutland and Melton Conservative

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Last updated: 18 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ilois: Resettlement 19 Jan 2018

    Like successive Governments before it, the Government expresses its sincere regret about the manner in which Chagossians were removed from BIOT in the 1960s and 1970s. For the reasons set out in the Written Ministerial Statement of 16 November 2016, the Government does not intend to reverse its decision against resettlement. In light of that decision, the Government has not reconsidered the...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Carers 19 Jan 2018

    ​The Foreign and Commonwealth Office's (FCO) Carers Charter sets out the FCO's policies that can help staff who have a caring responsibility balance their work and caring commitments. The FCO supports the Charity for Civil Servants' Carer's Passport initiative. The FCO is supported in this area by the Diplomatic Staff Families Association Carers Network, which is a place where staff can...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Idil Eser 19 Jan 2018

    ​We have made frequent representations to the Turkish government about the case of Idil Eser and other human rights defenders at the highest possible level. The Prime Minister did so most recently when she met her Turkish counterpart on 27 November 2017. The Foreign Secretary and I have also raised the issue. We continue to urge Turkey to ensure that all citizens receive appropriate and...

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Conservative MP for Rutland and Melton

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

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Topics of interest

Alan Duncan campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Trade and Industry
  • Justice
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Transport
  • Business
  • Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
  • Departmental Procurement
  • Nuclear Power Stations
  • Railways
  • Departmental Orders and Regulations
  • QinetiQ

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)

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  • Has spoken in 21 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 91.43% 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.
  • 80 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Alan Duncan’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 696 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jan 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr Eddie Powell
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
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).
8. Miscellaneous
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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