Philip Hammond’s voting in Parliament
Philip Hammond is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Philip Hammond’s votes.
Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 6 votes against, 4 absences, between 1999–2016
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2013–2016
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
18 votes for, 2 votes against, 6 absences, between 2010–2015
Generally voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2019
Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
36 votes for, 0 votes against, 18 absences, between 2012–2016
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Philip Hammond has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 9 Apr 2019
A meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) was held in Luxembourg on 14 June 2019. ECOFIN was preceded by meeting of the European Investment Bank (EIB) Board of Governors: Annual EIB Board of Governors meeting The meeting included: statements from the Chairman, President and Chairman of the Audit Committee; a Governors discussion; a presentation on the annual report of...
A meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) will be held in Luxembourg on 14 June 2019. ECOFIN will be preceded by a morning meeting of the European Investment Bank (EIB) Board of Governors: Annual EIB Board of Governors meeting The meeting of the EIB Board of Governors will include: statements from the Chairman, President and Chairman of the Audit Committee; a Governors...
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Conservative MP for Runnymede and Weybridge
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Topics of interest
Philip Hammond campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Work and Pensions
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Home Department
- Departmental Pay
- Departmental Buildings
- Departmental Marketing
- Departmental Manpower
Currently held offices
- The Chancellor of the Exchequer (since 13 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (15 Jul 2014 to 13 Jul 2016)
- The Secretary of State for Defence (14 Oct 2011 to 15 Jul 2014)
- The Secretary of State for Transport (12 May 2010 to 14 Oct 2011)
- Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (8 Dec 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (10 May 2005 to 8 Dec 2005)
- Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (10 May 2002 to 10 May 2005)
- Member, Trade & Industry Committee (4 Mar 2002 to 2 Dec 2002)
- Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) (17 Oct 2001 to 14 Nov 2002)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (10 Sep 2001 to 10 May 2002)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (10 Jun 1998 to 10 Sep 2001)
- Member, Transport Sub-committee (26 Nov 1997 to 22 Jun 1998)
- Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee (17 Nov 1997 to 22 Jun 1998)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Philip Hammond’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below 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 76.19% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 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") 1877 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 3 Jun 2019.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Guards Polo Club
Address of donor: Smiths Lawn, Windsor Great Park, Egham TW20 0HP
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for the Royal Box and lunch at the Cartier Queens Cup Final, value £800
Date received: 17 June 2018
Date accepted: 17 June 2018
Donor status: company, registration 02403242
(Registered 05 July 2018)
Name of donor: Arora Holdings Ltd
Address of donor: World Business Centre 3, Newall Road, London Heathrow Airport TW6 2TA
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Five tickets for the Brit Awards 2019 in the Arora Group
's box at the O2
, with dinner; valued at £710
Date received: 20 February 2019
Date accepted: 20 February 2019
Donor status: company, registration 08121840
(Registered 27 February 2019)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From 14 November 2016, house in London: (i) and, from 28 February 2017, (ii). (Registered 13 March 2017)
I am a beneficiary of a trust which owns a controlling interest in Castlemead Ltd, a company engaged in construction, house building and property development.
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