Richard Bacon

MP, South Norfolk

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South Norfolk Conservative

Richard Bacon’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Richard Bacon sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Richard Bacon almost always voted against the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Richard Bacon almost always voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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

Richard Bacon has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Counter-terrorism 17 Oct 2017

    May I remind the Foreign Secretary that 20 million Russians died in the second world war, without which we might have lost the war? Does he agree with Sir Tony Brenton, the former British ambassador to Russia, that despite Russia’s being a leading nuclear power, a member of the UN Security Council, a fundamental source of hydrocarbons and other vital raw materials, and a leading player...
  • Iran 16 Oct 2017

    When Sir Peter Westmacott was British ambassador in Washington, he held 47 one-to-one meetings with United States senators to persuade the United States Congress not to damage the agreement. Will the Minister assure the House that British diplomats are redoubling their efforts in Washington to ensure that Congress continues not to damage the agreement, and will he consider recalling to the...
  • Local Housing Need 14 Sep 2017

    Since the Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Act 2015 was passed by Parliament, some 25,000 people have registered their interest in getting a serviced plot of land to build their own house. Is the Secretary of State aware of how much further this could go, including as regards affordable social rent through group self-build, as I have seen personally in the Netherlands and in Germany? Will...

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Conservative MP for South Norfolk

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

Richard Bacon campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Education and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury Building PFI Deal
  • NHS: Ict
  • Departmental Accountancy Practice
  • Departmental Accounting Practice
  • Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust: Cerner

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (4 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (7 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (12 Jul 2010 to 31 Mar 2015)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (9 Jan 2003 to 12 Mar 2007)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 30 Mar 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Richard Bacon’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 312 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Oct 2017.

8. Miscellaneous
I am a patron of Elizabeth’s Legacy of Hope, a registered charity in England and Wales, No 1141287. During the course of overseas visits I may from time to time undertake engagements on behalf of the charity. (Registered 25 January 2013; updated 26 May 2015)

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