Mark Lancaster

The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

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Milton Keynes North Conservative

Mark Lancaster’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: USA: Joint Exercises 15 Mar 2018

    Holding answer received on 05 March 2018 There are currently 82 exercises planned to have UK and US participation (and in some cases, other coalition countries) between March 2018 and March 2020. These are laid out in the attached table. We are unable to provide specific figures for numbers of personnel participating as those details are not finalised until closer to the date of...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Army: Recruitment 15 Mar 2018

    The latest Cabinet Office Government Whitelist of approved websites for advertising, dated 21 September 2017, is attached. For information on Army recruitment advertisements I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 20 February 2018 to Question 127842. Cabinet Office Government Whitelist (Excel SpreadSheet, 43.37 KB)
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Navy: Deployment 15 Mar 2018

    The Royal Navy continues to meet all their standing commitments including: Continuous at Sea Deterrent; Fleet Ready Escort; Towed Array Patrol Ship; marine enforcement; mine countermeasures support; Atlantic Patrol Tasking North and South; Gibraltar Squadron; operations East of Suez; contributing to the Joint Expeditionary Force (Maritime) and Standing NATO Naval Forces; supporting EU and...

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Conservative MP for Milton Keynes North

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Also represented North East Milton Keynes

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Topics of interest

Mark Lancaster campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Defence
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Railways: Milton Keynes
  • Police
  • Territorial Army
  • Milton Keynes

Currently held offices

  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (since 13 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (8 May 2015 to 13 Jun 2017)
  • Government Whip (6 Sep 2012 to 8 May 2015)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
  • Member, International Development Committee (13 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (17 Apr 2008 to 21 May 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (International Development) (6 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (8 Nov 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Defence Committee (16 Jan 2006 to 27 Nov 2006)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 16 Jan 2006)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Mark Lancaster’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 medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 87.02% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 24 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") 274 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Mar 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Serving member of the Army Reserve. Payments received from the Army Pay Office, Kentigern House, 65 Brown Street, Glasgow G2 8EX:
2 Feb 2017, received payment of £250.21 for 2 days military service between 1 October 2016 and 31 January 2017. (Registered 01 March 2017)
1 June 2017, received payment of £578.18 for 5 days military service between 1 February 2017 and 8 June 2017. (Registered 06 July 2017)
31 October 2017, received £360.66 for 2.75 days military service between and 9 June and 31 October 2017. (Registered 08 December 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Kohima Ventures Ltd
Address of donor: 1 Burton Street, London W15 6TL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000

Donor status: company, registration 06919543

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Mr Anthony G Nutt
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Kimbolton Fireworks Ltd

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