Roger Gale

MP, North Thanet

North Thanet Conservative

Roger Gale’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Roger Gale sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Roger Gale consistently voted for the hunting ban, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted against. Show votes
  • Roger Gale generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Roger Gale generally voted against a statutory register of lobbyists, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Roger Gale has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Armed Forces 19 Jul 2017

    Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. I have a couple of housekeeping announcements before we kick off the debate. First, you may have noticed that the clock that we are working to is running about 40 seconds behind the annunciator clock. That will become relevant later when I put a time limit on speeches, because a lot of Members want to take part this afternoon. Secondly, in view of the...
  • Armed Forces 19 Jul 2017

    Order. Nine Members have submitted their names in advance to speak. I intend to call the Front-Bench spokespeople at 3.30 pm, so I am imposing a four-minute time limit on speeches. It may assist Members to know the batting order, so that they know where they stand: it will be Rachael Maskell, Robert Courts, Chris Evans, Jack Lopresti, Jim Shannon, Andrew Bowie, Luke Pollard, Eddie Hughes...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Royal Brompton Hospital 19 Jul 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proposals NHS England has made for the replacement of paediatric respiratory services currently provided at the Royal Brompton Hospital.

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Conservative MP for North Thanet

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

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Topics of interest

Roger Gale campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Departmental Relocation
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation
  • Public Information
  • Departmental Information
  • Immigration

Currently held offices

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 22 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (28 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (Full Member) (23 Jan 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (Substitute Member) (10 Nov 2010 to 23 Jan 2012)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (11 Jun 2007 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Broadcasting Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Aug 2001 to 31 Jul 2003)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (26 Jun 1997 to 3 May 2017)
  • Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (Substitute Member) (1 Oct 1987 to 16 Nov 1989)
  • Member, Televising of Proceedings of the House Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 16 Nov 1989)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 16 Mar 1992)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Roger Gale’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 15 written questions in the last year — 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 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 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.
  • 75 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Roger Gale’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 625 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
A holiday barn conversion in France: (i).
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Suzy Gale, as Office Manager.

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