Keith Simpson

Former Conservative MP for Broadland

@KeithSimpsonMP

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Recent appearances

  • Valedictory Debate 5 Nov 2019

    It is a great honour and privilege to attend one’s own obituary. It is a little bit like attending a group meeting within The Daily Telegraph, and it is also bringing back happy memories: happy memories of something I have not done for a long time—having to sit through interminable speeches waiting to be called, as one did 22 years ago when one was first called. Unlike some of my...
  • Intelligence and Security Committee Report on Russia 5 Nov 2019

    I declare an interest as a member of the Intelligence and Security Committee, and I absolutely support what our Chairman said. This is a question of principle as much as anything else. I will not go into the details of what the report is about—there have been a lot of foxes let loose by the media—but I have this question to put to the Minister, and I feel sorry for him that he has been...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 24 Jul 2019

    I begin by commending the Prime Minister for her stamina and courage in her term of office—whatever our views on Brexit and other issues—and also commend the support that she has received from her husband Philip. [Hon. Members: “Hear, hear.”] For many of us, our husbands, wives and partners are the unsung heroes. May I now ask her a specific question? She is going to the palace this...

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Former Conservative MP for Broadland

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Also represented Mid Norfolk

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Topics of interest

Keith Simpson campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (16 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (9 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Keith Simpson’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 WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 80.78% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 104 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 302 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

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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