Keith Simpson

MP, Broadland

Broadland Conservative

Keith Simpson campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Keith Simpson’s voting in Parliament

Keith Simpson is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Keith Simpson’s votes.

  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices 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

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Keith Simpson has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Schools that Work for Everyone 12 Sep 2016

    I welcome the Secretary of State’s Green Paper on the wider aspects of education. I have to say that I have severe reservations about introducing more grammar schools. I was at a grammar school 50 years ago. I have often wondered where I would be if I had failed the 11-plus. I certainly would not be here today. I know the education system has moved on, but I have to say it is a...
  • Terrorist Attack: Nice 18 Jul 2016

    I congratulate my right hon. Friend on her elevation to the Home Office. May I ask her, given that she emphasised the global threat of terrorism, whether any lessons have been learned from this latest terrorist attack for the security arrangements for the Olympic games? We will not have an opportunity to discuss that, so is she satisfied that the efforts that our security services are putting...
  • Business without Debate: UK Involvement in Rendition 29 Jun 2016

    I rise briefly to caution Members. This is the subject of a major ongoing investigation by the Intelligence and Security Committee, which is determined to find out who knew what and when. We have to be very careful about talking about “we” or any allegations that are made. Our Committee is following this through, with no fear or favour to anybody. The report will be published and...

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Conservative MP for Broadland

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

Also represented Mid Norfolk


Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Defence
  • International Development
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Sudan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Sudan: Peace Negotiations
  • Afghanistan

Currently held offices

  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (since 9 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (16 Mar 2015 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (1 Jun 2002 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (10 Dec 2001 to 2 Dec 2002)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2002)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 1999 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) (1 Jun 1998 to 1 Jun 1999)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Book Review Editor at Total Politics magazine, 375 Kennington Lane London SE11 5QY. Paid £250 per month, until further notice. Hours: approximately 20 hrs per month. (Updated 18 May 2015)

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