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Richard Bacon

Conservative MP for South Norfolk

@Bacon4SNorfolk https://facebook.com/Bacon4SouthNorfolk

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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

Recent appearances

  • Tributes to the Speaker’s Chaplain 31 Oct 2019

    It is a pleasure to take part in this brief debate, Mr Speaker, and have the opportunity to offer my own tribute. I will start by offering a tribute to you, Mr Speaker, because I was not able to be here earlier. I remember well, as a young man, running into the party conference in 1985 to hear you speak, so we must have known each other for at least 34 or 35 years. You were a remarkable young...
  • Compliance with the European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 2) Act 2019 26 Sep 2019

    Nearly every question from the Opposition Benches has included the word “if”. Does the Minister feel that it is unreasonable to expect him to have a crystal ball and predict what situation this country will face on 19 October, and what complying with the law will require? Is it better just to accept his assurance that the Government will obey the law?
  • Iran 25 Sep 2019

    Given that President Trump has in recent months, on five occasions, sought to meet the Iranian leadership and has been repeatedly rebuffed on the basis that the Iranians cannot trust the Americans to adhere to agreements that they have reached, was the American decision to withdraw from the JCPOA premature?

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Profile

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 (16 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Richard Bacon’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 low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • 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") 344 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

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)
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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