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Ben Wallace’s voting in Parliament
Ben Wallace is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a random selection of Ben Wallace’s votes.
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010.
Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 6 votes against, 1 absence, between 2007–2016.
Generally voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, 5 absences, between 2013–2016.
Generally voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
6 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2020.
Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 2007–2016.
Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
45 votes for, 0 votes against, 8 absences, between 2010–2016.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2020.
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Ben Wallace has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
I have discussed the replenishment of UK stockpiles following military assistance provided to Ukraine with the Prime Minister on numerous occasions. These discussions have taken place within wider meetings on the invasion of Ukraine. Since April, the Prime Minister and I have both attended three National Security Council meetings on the invasion of Ukraine.
After the attacks on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) oil production facilities on 14 September 2019, the UK has worked with Saudi Arabia and international partners to help defend critical infrastructure and support the territorial integrity of the Kingdom. The UK deployed two GIRAFFE radars in February 2020 to help mitigate the continued aerial threats that the Kingdom has faced. The...
Defence continues to play a leading role in helping Ukraine defend its territorial integrity, working with Allies and partners to support Ukraine’s right to be a sovereign, independent and democratic nation. We are providing lethal and non-lethal military aid to meet Ukrainian Armed Forces’ requests for assistance and coordinating the provision of additional military support from our...
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Conservative MP for Wyre and Preston North, Former Conservative MSP for North East Scotland
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election
Left the Scottish Parliament on 31 March 2003 — Election
Also represented Lancaster and Wyre; North East Scotland
Topics of interest
Ben Wallace campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Communities and Local Government
- Committees: Ministerial Attendance
- Future Large Aircraft
Currently held offices
- The Secretary of State for Defence (since 24 Jul 2019)
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (Home Office) (Security) (17 Jul 2016 to 24 Jul 2019)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (8 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
- Member, Administration Committee (1 Dec 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Scotland) (6 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 27 Jun 2022.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: The Jockey Club
Address of donor: 75 High Holborn, London WC1V 6LS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality at Cheltenham Racecourse
for me, value estimated at between £310 and £350
Date received: 18 March 2022
Date accepted: 18 March 2022
Donor status: company, registration 2909409
(Registered 10 May 2022)
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: Entain Operations Ltd
Address of donor: Suite 6, Atlantic Suites, Europort, Gibraltar
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket with hospitality to England v Denmark Euro football match, value £3,457
Date received: 7 July 2021
Date accepted: 7 July 2021
Donor status: company, registration 112454
(Registered 19 July 2021)
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