John Hayes’s voting in Parliament
John Hayes is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of John Hayes’s votes.
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
18 votes for, 3 votes against, 5 absences, between 2010–2015
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
18 votes for, 58 votes against, 15 absences, between 2008–2017
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2007–2016
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 a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
8 votes for, 3 votes against, 2 absences, between 2008–2016
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John Hayes has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2017
The Secretary of State and his ministerial team have regular discussions with the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union and his ministerial team. We are committed to ensuring that our exit from the EU is a success and our discussions to that end encompass a wide range of issues of importance to the UK maritime sector.
The ship remains under arrest by the Admiralty Marshall due to non-payment of dues, which include the crew’s wages. Officials from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency continue to liaise with the crew to enquire about their living conditions. The crew await completion of the legal process which will enable them to get paid and repatriated.
Having a skilled workforce is essential to the future of the UK's maritime sector and is an area I am personally committed to. Alongside the Seafarers Projections report, a review of the Support for Maritime Training (SMarT) scheme was also commissioned and the report published on 18th July. Both of these pieces of work will be used to inform future policy with the aim to increase the...
More of John Hayes’s recent appearances
Conservative MP for South Holland and The Deepings
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Topics of interest
John Hayes campaigned to leave the European Union
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Universities and Skills
- Education and Skills
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Department
- European Constitution
- Departmental Staff
- Departmental Recycling
- European Union
Currently held offices
- Minister of State (Department for Transport) (since 15 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (Home Office) (Security) (8 May 2015 to 15 Jul 2016)
- Minister of State (Department for Transport) (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
- Minister without Portfolio (28 Mar 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
- The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (6 Sep 2012 to 27 Mar 2013)
- The Minister for Universities and Science (18 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Shadow Minister (Education) (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister (14-19 Reform and Apprenticeships) (8 Dec 2005 to 19 Jan 2009)
- Shadow Minister (Transport) (10 May 2005 to 8 Dec 2005)
- Shadow Minister (Housing and Planning) (1 Jun 2003 to 1 Apr 2005)
- Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Jun 2002 to 1 Jun 2003)
- Member, Committee of Selection (17 Oct 2001 to 21 Nov 2002)
- Member, Administration Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 2 Dec 2002)
- Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2002)
- Shadow Minister (Education) (Schools) (1 Jun 2000 to 1 Jun 2001)
- Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 1999 to 1 Jul 2000)
- Member, Education Sub-committee (8 Dec 1998 to 1 Feb 2000)
- Member, Education & Employment Committee (7 Dec 1998 to 8 May 2000)
- Member, Agriculture Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 5 Jul 1999)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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More about this
- Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all John Hayes’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 low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 10 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 175 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Hayes’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1001 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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