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.
This is a selection of Graham Stuart’s votes.
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, 6 absences, between 2012–2018
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
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2017
Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
45 votes for, 0 votes against, 9 absences, between 2012–2016
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2018
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Graham Stuart has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
The Department for International Trade supports exports for the whole of the food and drink sector and in 2017 game meat exports were worth £7 million. Game meat exports receive the same level of support as the rest of the food and drink sector through initiatives such as the GREAT campaign and the recently launched Export Strategy. We also work with a variety of food and drink trade...
The Government publishes Official Statistics (on a quarterly and annual basis) of licences granted and refused for military exports on GOV.UK, which can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/strategic-export-c ontrols-licensing-data Export licence applications are carefully assessed against the Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria. A licence would not...
The government’s Export Strategy addresses how government will maximise the impact of work for UK businesses and the UK economy across all sectors. In relation to defence exports, the Department for International Trade (DIT) supports the Defence Growth Partnership (DGP) which aims to secure a competitive, sustainable and globally successful UK defence sector. The UK has a track record...
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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
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Trade) (since 9 Jan 2018)
- Assistant Whip (since 15 Jun 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- 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)
- 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 8 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Graham Stuart’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 90.66% 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.
- 114 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Graham Stuart’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 618 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.
Name of donor: (1) Lords and Commons Cricket Club; (2) Liberty OneSteel
Address of donor: (1) House of Commons
, London SW1A 0AA; (2) 205 Pacific Hwy, St Leonards, NSW
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) £985 towards in country accommodation costs; (2) Hospitality at a reception on 31 December 2017
, estimated value £200
Destination of visit: Melbourne and Sydney, Australia
Date of visit: 29 December 2017 – 6 January 2018
Purpose of visit: to participate in an inter-parliamentary cricket tournament and to raise funds for two local charities.
(Registered 24 January 2018)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
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)
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
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