Nadine Dorries

Conservative MP for Mid Bedfordshire

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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.

However, Nadine Dorries sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Nadine Dorries consistently voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 9 Apr 2019

Recent appearances

  • Trophy Hunting 15 May 2019

    Thank you, Mr Chope. I had no intention of speaking today as I came to listen and learn, but I feel compelled to respond to the comments about Woburn Safari Park and make some other points. The hon. Member for Bristol East (Kerry McCarthy) is no longer in her place, but she said concerns were raised about Woburn. Woburn is in my constituency. As the local MP, I have not heard about or been...
  • Trophy Hunting 15 May 2019

    I have applied to speak, but in case there is not time, I could not let the point about Zambia go. I lived in that country many years ago, in the Luangwa Valley, which was a game reserve and which, as my hon. Friend pointed out, is now totally depleted of the richness that it had years ago. Does he agree that, were we to ban—as Ségolène Royal has done in France, and as has been done in...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill 3 Apr 2019

    I have the greatest respect for the right hon. Lady’s endeavours today and for what she is trying to achieve, but may I draw attention to one of the things that we have to do in the House, which she mentioned at the beginning of her speech? We are all used to battling for our ideologies here, and for our beliefs and for what we want. Is this not one of the rare occasions when it is...

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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
  • Stalking
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Elections
  • Science

Currently held offices

  • 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

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Nadine Dorries’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Responsiveness to messages sent via WriteToThem.com in 2015: MP did not accept messages via WriteToThem.
  • Has voted in 71.90% 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.
  • 125 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Nadine Dorries’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 210 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Jun 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. From October 2016 until July 2018, I will receive a regular payment of £13,000 per month (previously £11,000). Hours: 12 non-consecutive hrs per week. Any additional payments are listed below. (Updated 20 January 2016, 14 October 2016 and 2 March 2018)
30 May 2018, received £11,000 in royalties. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 11 June 2018)
12 November 2018, received £9,641 in royalties. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 14 November 2018)
18 February 2019, received £61,200 advance payment for a new book. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 27 February 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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