Philip Hammond campaigned to remain in the European Union
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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.
Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
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Philip Hammond has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
While it is clear that the referendum decision represents a shock to the UK economy, thanks to the actions taken over the past six years by my predecessor the economy is well placed to respond. I will work closely with the Bank of England to provide immediate stability and to maintain confidence in the fundamental health of the UK economy as we prepare for the autumn statement. As further...
The hon. Gentleman is right to say that the shock of the exit vote at the referendum has created short-term turbulence in the UK economy, but we are well placed to manage it. In answer to his question about data, a series of data publications during the late summer and autumn will inform a proper response at the autumn statement.
The UK continues to run a very large fiscal deficit by international standards and we will have to address that deficit. We have already announced that we will no longer seek to bring the budget into balance by 2019-20, but that does not mean that we can go forward without a clear framework for achieving fiscal balance over an appropriate timeframe. We will address that issue in the autumn...
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Conservative MP for Runnymede and Weybridge
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
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Topics of interest
- 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 16 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 — 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 39.88% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 26 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 176 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Philip Hammond’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1593 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Philip Davies
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,250
Donor status: individual
(Registered 10 August 2015
Name of donor: Farmglade Ltd
Address of donor: 30 City Road, London EC1Y 2AB
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,750
Donor status: company, registration 03287616
(Registered 11 August 2015)
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: H.E. Sheikh Mubarak Mahfouz bin Mahfouz
Address of donor: Al Aziziah PO
Box 734, Makkah 21955, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Gift of a watch (value £1,950) on the occasion of unveiling a statue in Runnymede
Date received: 1 July 2015
Date accepted: 1 July 2015
Donor status: individual
(Registered 29 July 2015)
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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