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.
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
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
18 votes for, 70 votes against, 15 absences, between 2008–2017
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
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2007–2016
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John Hayes has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2017
When I served as Security Minister and my right hon. Friend was Home Secretary, I became aware both of her outstanding determination and dedication and of the commitment and expertise of our security services and the police that deal with counter-terrorism. She knows, as the House knows, that that is led by the Metropolitan police, but this event happened in Salisbury and could have happened...
As my hon. Friend will know, I represent a constituency that, with the surrounding area, produces about 30% of the fresh produce in the country, with a big demand for seasonal labour, which it has had for a very long time. Would she concede that the ready supply of relatively inexpensive labour displaces investment in recruitment, in skills and in technology and automation? That is certainly...
My hon. Friend is making a powerful speech. She is right, of course, that there will continue to be a demand for labour, but that demand is not static, for the very reasons she has just given. In Lincolnshire, colleagues are working with the local enterprise partnership and the University of Lincoln to look at exactly the matters that she has described, and I invite colleagues across the...
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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
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (Department for Transport) (15 Jul 2016 to 9 Jan 2018)
- 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 32 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 96.18% 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.
- 143 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Hayes’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1042 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Mar 2018.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr David Brownlow
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000 towards my general election
Donor status: individual
(Registered 04 July 2017
Name of donor: Dr M Bragagni
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 towards my general election campaign
Donor status: individual
(Registered 04 July 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Susan Hayes, as Administrative Manager.
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