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 for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
8 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2008–2016
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 for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2017
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 a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
36 votes for, 0 votes against, 18 absences, between 2012–2016
Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2004–2011
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Philip Hammond has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
To echo what my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister said in Question Time, I am rather reluctant to take lessons from the right hon. Gentleman on anything except, perhaps, chaos theory; he certainly knows something about that. He talks about being forced to make a decision. We have listened to our colleagues and the voices of public opinion. In my view, that is how Parliament should work. We...
In the Budget speech last week, I made very clear that we were seeking to close the gap a little. We were not seeking to equalise the contributions treatment of the employed and self-employed, as there are very good reasons why there may well need to be a gap. That is why we will look at this in the round—contributions, entitlements and the way the whole package works for the...
On the last point, we will, of course, consult people widely over the course of the summer as we carry out the review. The hon. Gentleman will know that it is intrinsic in the Budget process that it is difficult to have any kind of proper consultation when preparing a Budget. He asked about measures in the autumn Budget. I said that all spending measures in the spring Budget would be fully...
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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 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 39.47% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 24 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.
- 174 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Philip Hammond’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1683 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Mr Andrew Taee
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Dinner for my wife and me, value £800 in total
Date received: 27 November 2016
Date accepted: 27 November 2016
Donor status: individual
(Registered 19 December 2016
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
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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