A selection of Hugh Robertson's votes
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Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, 9 absences, between 2012–2014
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Generally voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, 4 absences, between 2011–2012
Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 9 votes against, 1 absence, between 2003–2012
Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2013
Consistently voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
16 votes for, 0 votes against, 6 absences, between 2008–2013
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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what independent assessment has been made of the number of refugees living in the Tindouf camps; and what the most recent estimate of that number is.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what information his Department holds on when the report to the European Anti Fraud Office on food aid for the Tindouf refugee camps was (a) undertaken, (b) completed and (c) published.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the findings of the report of the European Anti Fraud Office on food aid for the Tindouf refugee camps.
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Former Conservative MP for Faversham and Mid Kent
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
- Culture Media and Sport
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Department
- Olympic Games
- Olympic Games: Greater London
- Olympic Games 2012: Finance
- 2012 Olympics
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
- The Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Sport and the Olympics) (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (1 Jun 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 2002 to 1 Jun 2004)
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- Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Hugh Robertson’s speeches
- Has received answers to 27 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 62.55% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below 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.
- 56 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 353 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Falcon and Associates
Address of donor: Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): return flights and accommodation, not purchased on the open market, but which would have had a value of over £1,500 if so purchased
Destination of visit: Dubai
Purpose of visit: to attend the 5th anniversary celebrations of the formation of Falcon and Associates
(Registered 19 December 2014)
9. Registrable shareholdings
; financial PR
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