John Hayes

MP, South Holland and The Deepings

South Holland and The Deepings Conservative

John Hayes campaigned to leave the European Union

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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 reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of John Hayes’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit John Hayes’s full vote analysis page for more.

John Hayes has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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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

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Innovation
  • Universities and Skills
  • Education and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Department
  • European Constitution
  • Departmental Staff
  • Departmental Recycling
  • European Union
  • Fisheries

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 18 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 during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 81.42% 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.
  • 183 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Hayes’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 923 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Susan Hayes, as Administrative Manager.

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