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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.
This is a selection of Nadine Dorries’s votes.
Voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 13 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 5 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2020
Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Generally voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
38 votes for, 0 votes against, 16 absences, between 2012–2016
Generally voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2019
Last updated: 25 Feb 2020.
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Nadine Dorries has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Holding answer received on 17 June 2020 The Government launched NHS Test and Trace for England on 28 May 2020. We aim to ensure that NHS Test and Trace is accessible for all groups in society. Equality assessments have been undertaken to inform policy decisions to implement the service and, in line with our legal duties, we continue to assess impact as NHS Test and Trace is rolled...
Holding answer received on 24 June 2020 We want to ensure that all communities, including people from a black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) background, can access services if they need to. National Health Service mental health services have remained open, and our community, talking therapies and children and young people’s services have deployed digital tools to connect with...
Holding answer received on 25 June 2020 Information is not collected in the format requested.
More of Nadine Dorries’s recent appearances
Conservative MP for Mid Bedfordshire
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Topics of interest
Nadine Dorries campaigned to leave the European Union
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Energy Efficiency
Currently held offices
- Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care) (since 6 May 2020)
Other offices held in the past
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care (27 Jul 2019 to 6 May 2020)
- Member, Panel of Chairs (22 Jun 2017 to 3 Sep 2019)
- 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)
- Chairman, Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Bill Committee (0 out of 1)
- Chairman, Finance (No.3) Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Chairman, Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill Committee (14 out of 32)
- Chairman, Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Finance (No. 3) Bill Committee (3 out of 7)
- Chairman, Technical and Further Education Bill Committee (4 out of 8)
- Chairman, Local Audit (Public Access to Documents) Bill Committee (0 out of 1)
- Chairman, Small Charitable Donations and Childcare Payments Bill Committee (0 out of 1)
- Chairman, Childcare Bill Committee (2 out of 4)
- Chairman, Policing and Crime Bill Committee (1 out of 13)
- Chairman, Investigatory Powers Bill Committee (6 out of 16)
- Chairman, Taxation of Pensions Bill Committee (3 out of 4)
- Chairman, Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill Committee (1 out of 16)
- Chairman, Offender Rehabilitation Bill Committee (3 out of 6)
- Chairman, Crime and Courts Bill Committee (6 out of 13)
- Policing and Crime Bill Committee (12 out of 16)
- Sale of Student Loans Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Bill Committee (4 out of 4)
- Child Maintenance and Other Payments Bill Committee (9 out of 11)
- Planning-gain Supplement (Preparations) Bill Committee (1 out of 2)
- Health Bill Committee (11 out of 12)
- Education and Inspections Bill Committee (21 out of 21)
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- Has spoken in 18 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 WriteToThem.com in 2015: MP did not accept messages via WriteToThem.
- Has voted in 77.61% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 265 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 22 Jun 2020.
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)
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)
15 October 2019, received £9,508 in royalties. Hours: no hours additional to those listed on 2 March 2018. (Registered 21 October 2019)
15 October 2019, £25,500 as part advance payment for books. Hours: no hours additional to those listed on 2 March 2018. (Registered 21 October 2019)
31 January 2020, received £30,600 as a contractual payment. Hours: no hours additional to those listed on 2 March 2018. (Registered 06 February 2020)
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)
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
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