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.
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2018
Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
23 votes for, 85 votes against, 15 absences, between 2008–2018
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
Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 7 votes against, 4 absences, between 2003–2016
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John Hayes has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
I am grateful to my hon. Friend for her complimentary remarks, which were delivered with her usual style. Will she also consider making the groceries code statutory? The code is voluntary and is largely ignored. In my judgment, a statutory code would protect suppliers, with all the beneficial effects that that would have right down the supply chain.
The hon. Lady is absolutely right. Does she agree that supermarkets have also extended the food chain so that it is now much less likely for someone purchasing a good to know its source? They pay lip service to traceability, but in a greatly extended food chain, exploitation is much more likely to occur.
Supermarkets have decimated high streets, destroyed livelihoods and distorted the food chain. The exploitation to which the hon. Member for Bristol East (Kerry McCarthy) drew the attention of the House is not an aberration and is not marginal to supermarkets; it is intrinsic to their business model. In my lifetime—I should say my short lifetime—I remember parades of shops on...
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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 (Communities and Local Government) (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 65 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all John Hayes’s speeches
- Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 92.59% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1077 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 15 Oct 2018.
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 65 and 80 hrs. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 28 June 2018)
From 1 July 2018
until further notice, 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)
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 90 and 120 hours. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 28 September 2018)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Susan Hayes, as Administrative Manager.
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