Lindsay Hoyle

Chairman of Ways and Means

Chorley Labour

Lindsay Hoyle’s voting in Parliament

Lindsay Hoyle is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Lindsay Hoyle sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Lindsay Hoyle generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Lindsay Hoyle generally voted against greater regulation of gambling, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Lindsay Hoyle

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Pensions 19 Jul 2017

    Order. In fairness, I want to hear both sides so that we can make a judgment, and I am finding it very hard to hear the Minister. This is in a reply to the shadow Minister, so we all ought to be able to hear the answer.
  • Points of Order: Drugs Policy 18 Jul 2017

    Order. I reassure the Minister that that is not the case. It is for the Chair to decide. Thanks for your help, but you are wrong.

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Labour MP for Chorley

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

We don't know whether Lindsay Hoyle campaigned to leave, or stay in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Defence
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Trade and Industry
  • Gibraltar
  • Official Cars
  • Police
  • Housing
  • Forensic Science Service

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Panel of Chairs (since 28 Jun 2017)
  • Chairman of Ways and Means (since 28 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Panel of Chairs (4 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chairman of Ways and Means (3 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Panel of Chairs (8 Jun 2010 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chairman of Ways and Means (8 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (1 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Business and Enterprise Committee (10 Mar 2008 to 30 Sep 2009)
  • Member, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 10 Mar 2008)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (28 Jun 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Catering Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (19 Feb 1998 to 8 Nov 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 121 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Lindsay Hoyle’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 0.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 45 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 14–15 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 133 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Lindsay Hoyle’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 601 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Catherine Hoyle, as part-time Constituency Secretary.

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