Michael Fallon

MP, Sevenoaks

Sevenoaks Conservative

Michael Fallon campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Michael Fallon’s voting in Parliament

Michael Fallon is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Michael Fallon’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes

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Michael Fallon has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Ministry of Defence: Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Association External Scrutiny Team Report 2016 21 Jul 2016

    I have today placed in the Library of the House a copy of a report into the condition of the Reserves and delivery of the Future Reserves 2020 programme compiled by the Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association External Scrutiny Team. This is the second report to be published under the statutory obligation imposed by the Defence Reform Act 2014. I am most grateful for the work of...
  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 19 Jul 2016

    Defence: NATO Warsaw summit and Chilcot Report. 11:30 am; Room 15, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, Secretary of State for Defence Peter Watkins CBE, Director General Security Policy General Sir Gordon Messenger, KCB DSO* OBE ADC, Vice Chief of the Defence Staff
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Deployment 19 Jul 2016

    This Government is committed to the convention that before troops are committed to combat the House of Commons should have an opportunity to debate the matter, except where there was an emergency and such action would not be appropriate. The convention does not apply to British military personnel embedded in the armed forces of other nations.

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Conservative MP for Sevenoaks

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented Darlington

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Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Defence
  • Experience Corps
  • Special Advisers
  • Departmental Staff
  • Mental Health Services: Kent
  • Equitable Life Assurance Society: Compensation

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Defence (since 15 Jul 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (28 Mar 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (28 Mar 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (6 Sep 2012 to 28 Mar 2013)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (5 Jul 1999 to 5 Nov 2012)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Dec 1997 to 1 Jun 1998)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (1 Jun 1997 to 1 Dec 1997)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Education and Science) (24 Jul 1990 to 14 Apr 1992)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (10 May 1990 to 22 Jul 1990)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (26 Jul 1988 to 10 May 1990)

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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Michael Fallon’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 medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 76.32% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 127 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Michael Fallon’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 909 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Hanover Communications International Ltd
Address of donor: 57 Queen Anne Street, London W1G 9JR

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one Rugby World Cup ticket with hospitality to England v Wales game; value £400

Date received: 26 September 2015

Date accepted: 26 September 2015

Donor status: company, registration 3559699

(Registered 03 November 2015)
Name of donor: England Rugby 2015 Ltd
Address of donor: Webb Ellis House, Rugby Road, Twickenham TW1 1DZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two Rugby World Cup tickets with hospitality to Australia v Scotland game; value £500

Date received: 18 October 2015

Date accepted: 18 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration 06777896

(Registered 03 November 2015)
Name of donor: England Rugby 2015 Ltd
Address of donor: Webb Ellis House, Rugby Road, Twickenham TW1 1DZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two Rugby World Cup tickets with hospitality to South Africa v New Zealand game; value £1,030

Date received: 24 October 2015

Date accepted: 24 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration 06777896

(Registered 03 November 2015)
Name of donor: ESI Media
Address of donor: Northcliffe House, 2 Derry St, London W8 5TT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one Rugby World Cup ticket with hospitality to New Zealand v Australia game; value £715

Date received: 31 October 2015

Date accepted: 31 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration 6770098

(Registered 03 November 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Wendy Fallon, as Senior Caseworker (constituency based).

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