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.

  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Michael Fallon’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Michael Fallon’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

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Conservative MP for Sevenoaks

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

Also represented Darlington

Expenses

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)
  • Chair, Treasury Sub-committee (17 May 2005 to 12 Apr 2010)
  • Chair, Treasury Sub-committee (16 Jul 2001 to 7 Apr 2005)
  • 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 13 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 75.95% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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.
  • 121 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Michael Fallon’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 950 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 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)
Name of donor: England and Wales Cricket Board
Address of donor: Lord's Cricket Ground, London NW8 8QZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets with hospitality, total value of £400

Date received: 16 July 2016

Date accepted: 16 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 3251364

(Registered 08 August 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Wendy Fallon, as Senior Caseworker (constituency based).

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