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Graham Stuart’s voting in Parliament
Graham Stuart is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
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Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
48 votes for, 2 votes against, 13 absences, between 2012–2022.
Generally voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
1 vote for, 13 votes against, 6 absences, between 2012–2022.
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2017.
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
8 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2008–2016.
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2021.
Generally voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
1 vote for, 5 votes against, between 2013–2022.
Last updated: 7 Feb 2022.
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On 24 June 2022, Contracting Parties came to an agreement in principle on the amendments to modernise the Energy Charter Treaty. The modernised Energy Charter Treaty recognises the urgent need to address climate change and align with the UNFCCC and Paris Agreement. It promotes an accelerated energy transition and reduces the risk of successful challenge to UK net zero policies.
The recently announced Energy Bill Relief Scheme (https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-outlines-plan s-to-help-cut-energy-bills-for-businesses) ensures that all businesses and other non-domestic customers are protected from excessively high energy bills over the winter period. A review of the scheme, to be published in three months, will identify the most vulnerable non-domestic...
The Smart Export Guarantee enables small scale generators to receive payment for excess electricity that is generated and exported to the grid. In the British Energy Security Strategy the Government committed to simplify planning processes and facilitate low-cost finance to drive rooftop solar deployment. The Strategy also set out that the Government is looking at ensuring that local...
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Conservative MP for Beverley and Holderness
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Topics of interest
Graham Stuart campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Schools and Families
- Work and Pensions
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Hull Royal Infirmary
- Departmental Conferences
- Departmental Telephone Services
- Departmental Postal Services
Currently held offices
- Minister of State (Minister for Climate) (since 6 Sep 2022)
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (7 Jul 2022 to 6 Sep 2022)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Trade) (9 Jan 2018 to 16 Sep 2021)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (17 Jul 2016 to 9 Jan 2018)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Chair, Education Committee (10 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Chair, Education Committee (10 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Education & Skills Committee (22 Oct 2007 to 8 Nov 2007)
- Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (18 Mar 2007 to 3 Aug 2007)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (23 Jan 2006 to 6 May 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Sep 2022.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Betting and Gaming Council
Address of donor: 1st Floor, 90 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1EU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket with hospitality for the Ivor Novello Awards
, value £444
Date received: 21 September 2021
Date accepted: 21 September 2021
Donor status: company, registration 12213577
(Registered 27 September 2021)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Jamaica Tourist Board
Address of donor: 1-2 Prince Consort Rd, London SW7 2BZ
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Air travel and accommodation, value £1,975
Destination of visit: Kingston and St Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica
Dates of visit: 1-8 August 2022
Purpose of visit: Lords and Commons Cricket delegation for the 60th Anniversary of Jamaican Independence, including UK High Commission event with ministers and parliamentarians and presenting a donation to the BREDS Cricket Academy.
(Registered 31 August 2022)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Publishing Ltd. (Updated 3 June 2015 and 2 November 2015)
Unremunerated director of CSL Publishing Ltd; publishing and other consultancy services. (Updated 17 November 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my sister, Nicola Roberts, as Office Manager
. (Updated 3 June 2015)
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