Richard Bacon

Conservative MP for South Norfolk


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:

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Richard Bacon has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Dental Services: East of England — [Sir Mark Hendrick in the Chair] 16 May 2023

    I enjoyed listening to the remarks of every contributor, including my parliamentary neighbour, my hon. Friend the Member for Waveney (Peter Aldous). I was going to say “the Member for Aldous”—going around my constituency, one finds quite a lot of Aldouses; I have not yet established whether they are all related, but if one scrapes under a stone in East Anglia one quickly comes across...
  • Dental Services: East of England — [Sir Mark Hendrick in the Chair] 16 May 2023

    It might make it more of a pentagram, but I did mean to mention Cranfield, of course. My hon. Friend knows that in South Norfolk we speak of little else. I do not want to take up too much time, although we are slightly ahead. My hon. Friend the Member for Boston and Skegness said that he is not technically in the east of England. I had a mad great-great aunt who lived in Brigg in...
  • Dental Services: East of England — [Sir Mark Hendrick in the Chair] 16 May 2023

    As the hon. Member for Denton and Reddish said, dentistry definitely needs to be improved. He has confirmed my worst fear, which is that if the Minister does not focus on this sufficiently, the hon. Member and the Opposition will. They will produce a solution which—whether it is delivered or not—too many people will find attractive, I fear. Fortunately, we have in the Minister someone in...

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (since 10 Mar 2020)
  • Member, International Development Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (since 16 Nov 2017)

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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Sep 2023.

8. Miscellaneous
I am a member of the board (unpaid) of the Right to Build Task Force, which is part of the National Custom and Self-Build Association, and I serve as the task force ambassador. (Registered 06 March 2018)

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