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.
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
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 for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2017
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
18 votes for, 39 votes against, 31 absences, between 2008–2017
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 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
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Graham Stuart has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
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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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
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (since 17 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- 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 5 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Graham Stuart’s speeches
- Has received answers to 5 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.
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- 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: 10 Apr 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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