Mark Lancaster’s voting in Parliament
Mark Lancaster is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Mark Lancaster’s votes.
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2007–2016
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
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
50 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2016
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
7 votes for, 3 votes against, 2 absences, between 2008–2016
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2017
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
20 votes for, 47 votes against, 24 absences, between 2008–2017
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Mark Lancaster has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2017
Plans to reinforce the South Atlantic Islands should an emergency situation arise are robust.
The UK currently has nearly 400 Armed Forces personnel deployed in South Sudan. As requested by the United Nations (UN), UK troops have deployed to support the UN Mission in South Sudan by carrying out engineering and medical roles at the UN camps in Malakal and Bentiu. They will work to improve the delivery of the UN mission, and are a demonstration of the UK's commitment to UN operations.
A very small number of Reserve Centres have closed in the recent past. Recruitment into the Reserve Forces is a key consideration when determining the location of Reserve units. We continue to make good progress with Reserves recruitment. In the 12 months to 1 May 2017, 6,570 people joined the Reserves, taking the total strength to 36,310, an increase of 4.1% since 1 May 2016.
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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
Topics of interest
Mark Lancaster campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Department
- Communities and Local Government
- Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
- Railways: Milton Keynes
- 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, 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 16 debates in the last year — 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 WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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") 249 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 May 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
Serving Officer, Royal Engineers Territorial Army. Payments received from the Army
Pay Office, Kentigern House, 65 Brown Street, Glasgow G2 8EX:
1 October 2016
, received payment of £658.16 for 6 days military service between 1 June 2016 and 30 Sept 2016. (Registered 05 October 2016)
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
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Kimbolton Fireworks Ltd
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