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Philip Dunne’s voting in Parliament
Philip Dunne is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Philip Dunne’s votes.
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Generally voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
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Philip Dunne has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
May I start my remarks by saying what a pleasure it is to be here this evening for my first opportunity at the Dispatch Box in my new role at the Department of Health? I congratulate the right hon. Member for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford (Yvette Cooper) on securing this debate on a subject that I know is close to her heart and that of her neighbour, the hon. Member for Dewsbury...
I will come on to what we are doing nationally to try to make sure we have an adequate number of trained professional clinicians to meet the needs around the country. It is important to recognise that while nationally some standards are set for safe staffing ratios, which were referred to by the hon. Member for Dewsbury, these are not a hard-and-fast rule and never have been. They are...
It is well recognised across the country that the tendencies in A&E include a significant proportion of people who should not be there and who should be being dealt with elsewhere in the system. The reasons for that are legion; it is not all down to pressures on GPs. Much of it is down to members of the public increasingly seeing their hospital as the place to go. We have a big...
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Conservative MP for Ludlow
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Communities and Local Government
- Non-domestic Rates: Garages and Petrol Stations
- Child Benefit: Personal Records
- Winter Fuel Payment
- Low Carbon Buildings Programme
Currently held offices
- The Minister of State, Department of Health (since 16 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Defence Procurement) (8 May 2015 to 16 Jul 2016)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (6 Sep 2012 to 8 May 2015)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Treasury Committee (17 Jul 2007 to 17 Nov 2008)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (24 Jul 2006 to 9 Feb 2009)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 23 Oct 2006)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Philip Dunne’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 85.05% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 371 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.
1. Employment and earnings
Partner, Gatley Farms; farming partnership.
£15,793 drawings for year ended 5 April 2015
. Hours: approximately 50 hours per annum. (Registered 24 December 2015
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Land and property in Herefordshire, some held in trust for life: (i) and (ii).
Interest in land in Surrey: (i) and (ii).
From 24 March 2016
, a residential flat owned jointly with my wife: (i) and (ii). (Registered 03 May 2016
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
Baronsmead Second Venture Trust plc (formerly Baronsmead VCT
). (Updated 29 April 2016
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