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Mark Francois’s voting in Parliament
Mark Francois is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Mark Francois’s votes.
Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
44 votes for, 0 votes against, 10 absences, between 2012–2016
Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2004–2011
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2019
Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
9 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
Generally voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, 5 absences, between 2013–2016
Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
4 votes for, 10 votes against, between 2003–2016
Last updated: 20 Jan 2020.
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Mark Francois has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
To ask the hon. Member representing the House of Commons Commission, what the cost was of Big Ben chiming on (a) Remembrance Sunday 2019 and (b) New Year's Eve 2019.
Veterans who served in Northern Ireland on Operation Banner will, along with many of their families, I am sure, welcome the re-establishment of the Northern Ireland Executive—but not at the price of selling our veterans down the river to appease Sinn Féin. When the Prime Minister stood for the leadership of the Conservative party, he said clearly in writing in The Sun that he would...
I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing this important debate. Regarding his last point, he will know that although the Government did not use this phrase, they effectively committed in the Conservative party manifesto to what is known as the Irish option, making acts of deliberate trespass a criminal, rather than civil, offence. However, he will also know that doing so will require primary...
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Conservative MP for Rayleigh and Wickford
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Also represented Rayleigh
Topics of interest
Mark Francois campaigned to leave the European Union
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Department
- Departmental Expenditure
- Gershon Review
- Departments: Furniture
- Departmental Fixed Assets
- Departments: Recruitment
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Defence Sub-Committee (12 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Defence Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Minister of State (Communities and Local Government) (8 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
- The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (6 Sep 2012 to 8 May 2015)
- Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
- Member, Administration Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 22 Oct 2012)
- Member, Committee of Selection (21 Jun 2010 to 9 May 2013)
- Government Whip (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Shadow Minister (Europe) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Paymaster General (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Economic Secretary (Treasury) (10 May 2004 to 10 May 2005)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (10 May 2002 to 10 May 2004)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.
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but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Flowidea Ltd
Address of donor: Arbuthnot House, 7 Wilson St, London EC2Y 9AR
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
Donor status: company, registration 02463564
(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: anonymous elector
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 10 January 2020)
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