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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.
Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
6 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
6 votes for, 4 votes against, 2 absences, between 2008–2016
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 4 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2020
Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
16 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2012–2018
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
28 votes for, 98 votes against, 22 absences, between 2008–2020
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2019
Last updated: 25 Feb 2020.
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Her Majesty's Government will continue to exceed the NATO target of spending 2% of GDP on defence and increase the budget by at least 0.5 above inflation every year. The UK is one of only a handful of nations that meets the 2% target, and we remain the largest European Defence spender in NATO. The Integrated Review will consider all aspects of international policy from defence to diplomacy...
I am pleased to announce today the launch of a wrap around childcare pilot scheme for UK Armed Forces families. This announcement represents another significant step towards the Government meeting its manifesto commitment to provide free wrap around childcare for Forces families. It is the latest in a series of measures which my Department has introduced with the aim of easing the unique...
Since 2015 we have introduced many measures to respond to a difficult armed forces recruitment and retention climate. These include financial incentives, flexible service, the recruitment partnership project, the future accommodation model, and improved childcare. We saw improved recruitment figures of 31% from 2018-19. The size of the armed forces should always be dictated by the threat, UK...
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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: 6 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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