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.
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 5 votes against, 5 absences, between 1999–2016
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
18 votes for, 3 votes against, 5 absences, between 2010–2015
Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
15 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2018
Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 14 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.
1. Employment and earnings
From 29 May 2018 until further notice, President of HBSA, which provides technical and vocational education. Address: Burton and South Derbyshire College, Lichfield Road, Burton on Trent DE14 3RL. I expect to receive £20,000 a year for a commitment of between 40 and 50 hrs. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 28 June 2018; updated 12 December 2018)
From 1 July 2018 until 30 November 2018, Adviser to the Chartered Institution for Further Education, 83 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0HW, which aims to develop the potential, reputation and standing of the FE
sector. I will attend the Institution's Council meetings and advise on future strategy, including its interface with FE colleges. I expect to receive £15,000 a year for an estimated commitment of between 100 and 120 hrs. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 30 July 2018; updated 12 December 2018)
From 1 September 2018 until further notice, Strategic Adviser to BB
Energy Trading Ltd, an international energy company trading worldwide, of 12-14 Ansdell St, London W8 5BN. I expect to receive £50,000 a year in return for an estimated commitment of between 80 and 90 hours. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 28 September 2018; updated 12 December 2018)
Name of donor: Lebanese Parliament
Address of donor: Beirut, Down Town, Nejmeh Square, Lebanon
Estimate of probable value (or amount of any donation): flights costing £273; accommodation, food and transport in Lebanon costing £397.45; £670.45 in total
Destination of visit: Lebanon
Dates of visit: 7-10 November 2018
Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit organised by All-Party Parliamentary Group
(Registered 05 December 2018)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Susan Hayes, as Administrative Manager.
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