Andrew Turner

MP, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Conservative

Andrew Turner campaigned to leave the European Union

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Andrew Turner’s voting in Parliament

Andrew Turner is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Andrew Turner sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Andrew Turner almost always voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Andrew Turner generally voted against the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Andrew Turner generally voted against fixed periods between parliamentary elections, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Andrew Turner almost always voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Andrew Turner generally voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Andrew Turner generally voted against culling badgers to tackle bovine tuberculosis, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Andrew Turner has sometimes rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • School Penalty Fines and Authorised Absence — [Mr David Hanson in the Chair] 11 Jul 2016

    The problem is that the hon. Lady is talking generally, but we are talking individually. If she can, she needs to explain the proposal for individual heads, not for the 7 million pupils in the whole country.
  • School Penalty Fines and Authorised Absence — [Mr David Hanson in the Chair] 11 Jul 2016

    This is the first time that I have served under your chairmanship, Mr Hanson, and it is a pleasure to do so. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for St Austell and Newquay (Steve Double) for securing this debate. As you know, Mr Hanson, the debate arises from an e-petition about fining parents who take children on holiday during term time that was signed by almost 200,000 people. One person...
  • School Penalty Fines and Authorised Absence — [Mr David Hanson in the Chair] 11 Jul 2016

    No. Mr Platt used the term “good” to describe his child attending school all-year round except for a fortnight, which is not the same as one day a fortnight, and there was no evidence from any quarter to question that description. Isle of Wight Council wanted a different interpretation of the law and so it took Mr Platt’s case to the High Court. The High Court found that it...

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Conservative MP for Isle of Wight

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Education and Skills
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Correspondence
  • Parliamentary Questions
  • Press and Public Relations
  • Departmental Staff
  • Zimbabwe

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 15 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 21 Jun 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Administration Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Justice Committee (4 Feb 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (10 May 2005 to 15 Jun 2006)
  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 2003 to 1 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Education & Skills Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Half-share of flat in London: (i) and (ii). The rent is paid to the co-owner. (Updated 28 July 2015)
Half-share of flat in Cowes, Isle of Wight: (i) and (ii).

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