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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 selection of Ben Wallace’s votes.
Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 14 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
18 votes for, 4 votes against, 5 absences, between 2010–2019
Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2011
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
Last updated: 20 Jul 2020.
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I will do my best to answer all the questions. I am grateful to the right hon. Gentleman for his support of the counter-Daesh actions. The right hon. Gentleman asks whether the number of strikes has increased. I can write to him with the details of the total global coalition strikes, but I can say that United Kingdom strikes have increased in the past few months, although that is mainly a...
It is vital, for all the people of Iraq and Syria, that we get as much stability as possible. It is incredibly important that we work with the Kurds and the Iraqis to ensure that, where there are differences, they are sorted out or negotiated. Indeed, we should work with both Turkey and Kurdish forces to make sure that they both accommodate each other and that they understand there is often a...
I am grateful to the hon. Gentleman. I am happy to publish, probably in the autumn, a threat assessment—I will probably put it out as a written ministerial statement in the Library—to give him an update. If that is all right, I will do it for Iraq and the region as well, because I think it is in everyone’s interests to get a sense of the threat that our allies, and also our troops,...
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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: 20 Jul 2020.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: The Royal Automobile Club Motor Sports Association Ltd (trading as Motorsports UK)
Address of donor: Motor Sports House, Riverside Park, Colnbrook SL3 0HG
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality for the British Grand Prix
, total value £1,220 (£610 per person)
Date received: 14 July 2019
Date accepted: 14 July 2019
Donor status: company, registration 1344829
(Registered 09 September 2019)
Name of donor: Scottish Rugby Union
Address of donor: BT
Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh EH12 5PJ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets plus hospitality to the President's Suite at Murrayfield for Scotland v England, estimated total value £450
Date received: 7 February 2020
Date accepted: 7 February 2020
Donor status: company, registration SC132061
(Registered 03 March 2020)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Until 2 July 2020, a flat in south west London: (i) and (ii). (Updated 03 July 2020)
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