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 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 against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 7 votes against, 4 absences, between 2003–2016
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
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
Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
14 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2014
Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 5 votes against, 5 absences, between 1999–2016
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John Hayes has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
I think we can go further than that. I try to be helpful to the Committee throughout our proceedings and I, too, am disappointed that we have not had a chance to debate those new clauses in more detail. Perhaps I can drop a line to my hon. Friend and my right hon. Friend the Member for East Yorkshire to offer a summary of what I would have said in Committee, had they been here to move their...
Brilliant. I bow to your judgment on that matter, Ms Ryan. I will probably write to my hon. Friend anyway, because I want to ensure that he is treated with the generosity he deserves.
I spoke about that yesterday at one of the House’s all-party groups, and as I said, I am happy to orate further on demand. If there is popular demand for me to perform more regularly, I would be remiss not to rise to that. That seems to have been the message broadcast from the Committee—I see nodding heads around the Committee—so it is important that I set out the context of...
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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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- Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — below 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 81.10% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 968 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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