Nadine Dorries

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Conservative MP for Mid Bedfordshire


Nadine Dorries’s voting in Parliament

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

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee 23 Oct 2019

    Women and Equalities: Mental health of men and boys. 10:00 am; Room 5, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: Nadine Dorries MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Mental Health, Suicide Prevention and Patient Safety, Department for Health and Social Care The Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP, Minister of State (Minister for School Standards), Department for Education
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Health Services: Domestic Abuse 17 Oct 2019

    The National Health Service Mental Health Implementation Plan highlights the essential role the voluntary sector will play in the design and delivery of services, including services which will benefit victims of domestic abuse with psychiatric health needs. It recommends commissioners and providers vary procurement routes to give more opportunity for the voluntary sector to provide services,...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Psychiatric Hospitals 17 Oct 2019

    The information is not held in the format requested. Ministers have visited a wide range of health and care settings in this period, including inpatient adult mental health services. However, multi-site visits could include those with mental health settings, but they are not always recorded in Ministerial diaries as such.

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Conservative MP for Mid Bedfordshire

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

Nadine Dorries campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Police
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Stalking
  • Elections
  • Science

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care (since 27 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 22 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (26 May 2011 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 27 Jun 2011)
  • Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee (1 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (10 Mar 2008 to 30 Sep 2009)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 10 Mar 2008)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (2 Jul 2007 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Education & Skills Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 11 Dec 2006)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Nadine Dorries’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Responsiveness to messages sent via in 2015: MP did not accept messages via WriteToThem.
  • Has voted in 70.98% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 223 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
From February 2016, as an author, payments from Head of Zeus Publishing; a client of Averbrook Ltd. Address: 45-47 Clerkenwell Green London EC1R 0HT, via Sheil Land, 52 Doughty Street. London WC1N 2LS. Hours: 12 non-consecutive hrs per week. (Updated 20 January 2016, 14 October 2016 and 2 March 2018)
12 November 2018, received £9,641 in royalties. Hours: no hours additional to those listed on 2 March 2018. (Registered 14 November 2018)
18 February 2019, received £61,200 advance payment for a new book. Hours: no hours additional to those listed on 2 March 2018. (Registered 27 February 2019)
18 July 2019, received £49,000 as part advance payment for books. Hours: no hours additional to those listed on 2 March 2018. (Registered 22 July 2019)
1 February 2019, received £7,920 from ITV, 2 Waterhouse Square, 138-142 Holborn, London EC1N 2AE, for the filming of a documentary in 2018. Hours: 25 hrs. (Registered 28 February 2019)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Director and shareholder of Averbrook, a writing and media consultancy. (Registered 10 June 2013)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my daughter, Jennifer Dorries, as Senior Parliamentary Assistant. (Updated 15 April 2019)

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