Michael Mates

Former Conservative MP for East Hampshire

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Recent appearances

  • Intelligence and Security Committee 18 Mar 2010

    We must make sure that we get this point right. As my hon. Friend says, neither the ISC nor the Government got to the truth about Diego Garcia initially. Both we and the Government asked questions of the United States Government, who are in control there. They who gave us a flat and definitive answer-they were not in any doubt-which we therefore accepted. If my hon. Friend is telling me that...
  • Intelligence and Security Committee 18 Mar 2010

    I am sorry, but I hope the hon. Gentleman was not trying to put words in my mouth. I would never have used the phrase "stark staring bonkers" in his context. All I would say is that he has been absolutely consistent in his arguments-despite all the facts that we have. That is my criticism of him. If we were able to construct a Select Committee, would we not advocate it, given the grief that...
  • Intelligence and Security Committee 18 Mar 2010

    The answer is that the matter was decided in the courts. The court came to a judgment, the person concerned received the appropriate punishment and Sir David put it down to what it clearly was: human error. Perhaps the hon. Gentleman, who laughs, will tell me how we will get human error out of the system. We will not.

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Profile

Former Conservative MP for East Hampshire

Entered the House of Commons on 10 October 1974 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Also represented Petersfield

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • International Development
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Armed Forces: Pensions
  • Mobile Phone Masts
  • Aggregates Levy
  • Care Beds
  • Iraq: Peace Keeping Operations

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chairman, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)

Future MPs in this constituency

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

1. Remunerated directorships
Chairman, Haylandale Ltd. (no parliamentary involvement); property development in the W. Indies. No income or salary currently received.
11. Miscellaneous
Honorary adviser to the Royal British Legion (unremunerated).

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