Nick Gibb

Minister of State (Education)

Bognor Regis and Littlehampton Conservative

Nick Gibb’s voting in Parliament

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

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  • Nick Gibb voted for allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Alternative Educational Provision 19 Mar 2018

    I, too, congratulate Andria Zafirako on winning the global teacher prize. I have met Andria. She is an inspirational teacher who is dedicated to her pupils, and she has a love of teaching and the profession. On 16 March, we published a policy paper setting out our approach to the reform of alternative provision. We want to ensure that the right children are placed in AP, and that they...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Alternative Educational Provision 19 Mar 2018

    The right hon. Gentleman is absolutely right. The GCSE outcomes of children in alternative provision are significantly worse than those of children outside it. Only 4.5% of pupils in AP achieve grade 4 or better in English and maths, compared with 65% of all other pupils. We have asked Ed Timpson to conduct an exclusions review to establish which groups of young people are being excluded from...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Alternative Educational Provision 19 Mar 2018

    We have increased high-needs funding from £5 billion in 2013-14 to £6 billion in 2018-19. It is up £130 million in 2017-18 compared with the previous year, and overall we are spending £1.3 billion more on school funding compared with under the 2015 spending review.

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Conservative MP for Bognor Regis and Littlehampton

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

Nick Gibb campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Education and Skills
  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Home Department
  • Trade and Industry
  • Health
  • Literacy and Numeracy
  • Secondary Education: Curriculum
  • Departmental Staff
  • GCSEs
  • BNFL

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Education) (since 15 Jul 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill Committee (15 May 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill Committee (4 Mar 2013 to 15 May 2013)
  • Minister of State (Education) (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (Schools) (8 Dec 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (10 May 2005 to 8 Dec 2005)
  • Member, Education & Skills Committee (8 Dec 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (5 Nov 2001 to 11 Dec 2003)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (1 Jun 1999 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Treasury Sub-Committee (15 Jun 1998 to 30 Nov 1998)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (15 Jun 1998 to 30 Nov 1998)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Jun 1998 to 1 Jun 1999)
  • Member, Social Security Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 20 Jul 1998)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Nick Gibb’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 during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.73% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 12 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 879 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Mar 2018.


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