Lindsay Hoyle

Chairman of Ways and Means

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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

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

Lindsay Hoyle

Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Income Tax (Charge) 22 Nov 2017

    The rules are that the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Leader of the Opposition are not to be intervened on, but the courtesies go to the leader of the SNP here. He may wish not to give way, and that is his choice. What I suggest—[Interruption.] Order. He has made it clear that he wants the same courtesies that have been established for others, in which case he will not be giving...
  • Income Tax (Charge) 22 Nov 2017

    Order. Mr Kerr, you are a normal, gentle person—a man who comes to Chorley and shows such dignity. I am hoping you will show me some dignity today.
  • Income Tax (Charge) 22 Nov 2017

    That was definitely not a point of order and the right hon. Lady knows it. She has provided a running commentary all the way through. I think I have heard more than enough for the time being and I want to get to the end of the speech by the leader of the SNP.

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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, Standing Orders Committee (since 1 Nov 2017)
  • Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (since 30 Oct 2017)
  • 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 124 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 — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via 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.
  • 118 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Lindsay Hoyle’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 609 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unite the union
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TU.

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000, received via the national Labour Party

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 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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