Alan Duncan

MP, Rutland and Melton

Rutland and Melton Conservative

Alan Duncan campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Last updated: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • President Trump: State Visit — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] 20 Feb 2017

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Turner. In response to the two petitions that have triggered this debate, and having listened to the arguments of both sides, I would like to set out the position of Her Majesty’s Government and explain the thinking behind it. As other hon. Members have said, the state visit is a uniquely British construct. No other country is able...
  • President Trump: State Visit — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] 20 Feb 2017

    No, I am going to make progress. In an uncertain and increasingly dangerous world, the ability to work closely with key countries is critical. Strong alliances and close relationships are a central stabilising pillar for world security. This is an increasingly unstable world, but throughout modern history, the United States and the United Kingdom have worked together side by side to bring...
  • President Trump: State Visit — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] 20 Feb 2017

    No, I am going to keep going. The special relationship transcends political parties on both sides of the Atlantic, and it is bigger than individual personalities. It is about the security and prosperity of our two nations. The Prime Minister’s meeting with President Trump in Washington last month identified many areas of common interest on which we will work with the new Administration....

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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

  • 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 1 written question in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 75.81% 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.
  • 92 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Alan Duncan’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 640 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Feb 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)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PO Box 55937, Riyadh 11544

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): accommodation, food and transport with a total value of £1,537

Destination of visit: Saudi Arabia

Date of visit: 3-6 April 2016

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary fact finding

(Registered 14 April 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).
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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