Philip Hammond

The Chancellor of the Exchequer

Runnymede and Weybridge Conservative

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.

  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Philip Hammond’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Philip Hammond’s full vote analysis page for more.

Philip Hammond has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Economic Growth 25 Oct 2016

    Creating an economy that works for all is a key priority of this Government. All regions are benefiting from the 12 billion local growth fund, and our industrial strategy will boost sustainable economic growth across the UK. Devolution deals are giving areas the tools they need to make the right economic decisions. We are supporting the northern powerhouse and the midlands engine, and...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Economic Growth 25 Oct 2016

    I reassure my hon. Friend that that is not the case. North-east Lincolnshire is very much a focus of the Government’s attention. We have agreed growth deals with the Humber local enterprise partnership worth more than 110 million, including support for a regeneration programme for the centre of Cleethorpes. I am sure that one of my ministerial team will be very happy to meet him...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Economic Growth 25 Oct 2016

    That is a matter on which my right hon. Friend the Minister for the Cabinet Office leads, but I have a considerable understanding of the problem, as my own constituency was subject to serious flooding in 2013-14. I will talk to my right hon. Friend and make him aware of the hon. Lady’s concerns.

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Conservative MP for Runnymede and Weybridge

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


Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Home Department
  • Departmental Pay
  • Departmental Buildings
  • Pensions
  • 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 during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 38.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 23 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1602 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

8. Miscellaneous
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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