A selection of Graham Stuart's votes
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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, 12 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2016
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 6 absences, between 2012–2014
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Consistently voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 7 votes against, 1 absence, between 2007–2016
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 6 absences, between 2010–2016
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Will the hon. Lady give way?
I am grateful to the hon. Lady for spinning out an excellent intervention. I suppose that what frustrates Conservatives is that the Labour Party wants tests, but then talks about the tensions that they can cause. What kind of tests are required that do not already exist? We have heard nothing constructive from Labour Members. The hon. Member for Southport (John Pugh) at least suggested that...
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Former Conservative MP for Beverley and Holderness
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for 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
Other offices held in the past
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (17 Jul 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Jul 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)
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- Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Graham Stuart’s speeches
- Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 84.80% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 29 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 125 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 604 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 May 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
From 1 September 2015
until 29 July 2016
, member of the TES
Global Advisory Board, providing consultancy via CSL
Publishing Ltd. Hours: six meetings per year each of three hours plus five hours preparation time; 48 hrs in total, for expected remuneration of £25,000. Address: TES Global, Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4HQ. (Registered 02 November 2015
; updated 16 August 2016
Payments from New York University, 6 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3RA:
18 May 2016
, received £150 for delivering a talk to students on 19 April 2016
. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 20 May 2016)
1 August 2016, received £150 for delivering a talk to students on 28 June 2016
. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 09 August 2016)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
CSL 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)
From 11 June 2015 to 29 July 2016, unremunerated Chairman of GLOBE International AISBL
. (Registered 25 January 2016
; updated 16 August 2016)
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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