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

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

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Housing and Social Security 22 Jun 2017

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir David. I always think that a time limit is good for focusing the mind and generating extra productivity, so I will adhere to your strictures. The Government said in their Queens’ Speech that they want to build more houses, which is an approach I strongly support. The title of the recent housing White Paper is “Fixing our...
  • Housing and Social Security 22 Jun 2017

    I thank my hon. Friend for that and agree with him, although the caveat is that some developers are good at getting around neighbourhood plans, undermining their basis and confidence in them. The Government need to address that. The key to getting the right kind of development is more choice and beauty. Now, that may sound airy-fairy, but it is the exact opposite, something which the Prince...
  • Housing and Social Security 22 Jun 2017

    My hon. Friend is absolutely right. As recently as 1988, 66% of housing in this country was built by small local builders. There has been a huge change that has benefited a small number of large companies, but not our communities or most of our constituents or society as a whole. My hon. Friend mentioned self-build and it will not surprise him to know that I sponsored, got through this House...

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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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 31 Jul 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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