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.
Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
12 votes for, 5 votes against, 8 absences, between 2010–2015
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
20 votes for, 49 votes against, 24 absences, between 2008–2017
Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
15 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2012–2014
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
5 votes for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, between 2007–2016
Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
7 votes for, 1 vote against, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, in 2013
We have lots more plain English analysis of Mark Lancaster’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Mark Lancaster’s full vote analysis page for more.
Mark Lancaster has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2017
The numbers of civil servants in Departments or agencies identified centrally by the Ministry of Defence as being members of the Volunteer Reserves in each year since the Civil Service Reserves Challenge was launched are in the attached table. Civil Servants who are Volunteer Reserves (Word Document, 16.96 KB)
This information is not held in the format requested. The number of civil servants identified centrally by the Ministry of Defence as being members of the Volunteer Reserves in each year since the Civil Service Reserves Challenge was launched in October 2014 can be found in the attached table. CS who are members of the Volunteer Reserves (Word Document, 17.43 KB)
Tackling illegal trapping of migratory birds is one of the Sovereign Base Areas (SBA) Administration's top priorities, with the level of trapping constantly under review, together with plans to counter it. The trapping of birds is a widespread issue across the whole of Cyprus with substantial profits made by those who organise and control this activity. Whilst it is not confined to the SBA,...
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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 15 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 78.26% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below 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.
- 175 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Lancaster’s activity
- 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: 9 Oct 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
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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