A selection of Mark Hoban's votes
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Almost always voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, in 2010
Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
27 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2012–2015
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
17 votes for, 41 votes against, 10 absences, between 2008–2014
Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2004–2011
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, 5 absences, between 2012–2014
Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2015
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May I first refer Members to my declaration in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests? I commend the Chancellor for his Budget, which continues the themes of economic reform and fiscal consolidation that we have seen in each of the Budgets and autumn statements in this Parliament. It is that twin-track approach that has led to a fall in the deficit, putting the nation on a path...
That demonstrates the challenges we face to get the pace right. One thing we should be absolutely clear about is the importance of sticking to the course. There are three reasons why it is important to stick to the course of reducing the deficit and reducing debt. It is inherently unfair for future generations to bear the cost of debt we have built up.
Let the hon. Gentleman answer this question: is it really fair for our children and grandchildren to pay the cost of debts we have built up? Let him answer that question.
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Former Conservative MP for Fareham
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
- Education and Skills
- Home Department
- Duchy of Lancaster
- Departmental ICT
- Departmental Training
- Departmental Pay
- Departmental Marketing
- Departmental Public Participation
Other offices held in the past
- The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
- The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Shadow Minister (Treasury) (10 Dec 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Education) (1 Jun 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
- Shadow Minister (Health) (1 Jun 2003 to 1 Jun 2004)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 2002 to 1 Jun 2003)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (16 Jul 2001 to 27 Jan 2003)
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- Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Mark Hoban’s speeches
- Has received answers to 31 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 78.77% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 68 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 948 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Chartered accountant (non-practising).
Adviser to Markit Group Ltd, 4th floor, Ropemaker Place, 25 Ropemaker St, London EC2Y 9LY; a provider of financial information services. Retained to provide strategic advice on business and regulatory issues. Expected remuneration: £4,000 a month for 4 hours per week. (Registered 16 December 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: Romero House, 55 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £690
Destination of visit: Kenya
Purpose of visit: fact finding
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