Nick Gibb

Minister of State (Department for 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 generally 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: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: Training 19 Oct 2017

    The number of teachers is at an all-time high: there are now 457,300 full time equivalent teachers, up 15,500 from 2010. The number of new teachers entering our classrooms continues to outnumber those who retire or leave, and the number of teachers returning to the profession is 8% higher than in 2011. We are continuing to offer generous bursaries to recruit the best graduates into the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Finance 18 Oct 2017

    Based on the information available to the Education and Skills Funding Agency, there have been eight requested in-year variations by academies and free schools in financial year 2016-17. In-year variations can be requested where there is a significant change in circumstances that require a change to the admission arrangements, such as fire, flood, or an unexpected increase in the number of...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Personal Records 18 Oct 2017

    The National Pupil Database (NPD) is a longitudinal research database that provides evidence on educational performance to inform independent research, as well as studies commissioned by the Department. The Department may legally share the NPD, or elements of it, with third parties, using powers set out in Section 537A of the Education Act 1997 and the Education (Individual Pupil...

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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 (Department for 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 (Department for 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)

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  • Has spoken in 28 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 WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 95.83% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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") 833 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Oct 2017.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: British Spanish Tertulias Forum
Address of donor: 66 Warriner Gardens, London SW11 4DU

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, dinners, accommodation and ground transport; total value £850

Destination of visit: Seville, Spain

Dates of visit: 2-4 December 2016

Purpose of visit: to attend the British-Spanish Tertulias Forum, an annual weekend bringing MPs, business people, academics and artists together to discuss topical issues.

(Registered 04 January 2017)

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