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Mark Lancaster

The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

Former Conservative MP for Milton Keynes North

@MarkLancasterMK https://facebook.com/marklancaster4mk

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A selection of Mark Lancaster's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Deployment 5 Nov 2019

    All deployments and situations are different, because of this it would be very difficult to create a defined list of criteria to cover every scenario. Missions can also change over time, for example a deployment to provide humanitarian aid could escalate to civil unrest and the military need to be able to quickly and flexibly respond to those situations.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Honours 5 Nov 2019

    An error has been identified in the written answer given on 05 November 2019. The correct answer should have been: The Government is committed to ensuring that the honours system is fully representative of UK society. The proportion of women and people from ethnic minorities receiving recognition on each honours list is available on GOV.UK, and a breakdown of ethnicities of...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Honours 5 Nov 2019

    The Government is committed to ensuring that the honours system is fully representative of UK society. The proportion of women and people from ethnic minorities receiving recognition on each honours list is available on GOV.UK, and a breakdown of ethnicities of recipients is published on the Ethnicity Facts and Figures website at: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/honours-recipients-...

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Profile

Former Conservative MP for Milton Keynes North

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Also represented North East Milton Keynes

Social Media

Expenses

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
  • Housing

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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 11 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 WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 87.69% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 137 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 336 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

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:
1 March 2019, received £1,499 for 11.75 days military service between 1 September 2018 and 31 January 2019. (Registered 25 March 2019)
30 June 2019, received £1,444 for 10.75 days military service between 1 February 2019 and 30 June 2019. (Registered 12 July 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Britten-Norman
Address of donor: First Floor, 11-12 St James Square, London SW1Y 4LB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket for the British Grand Prix, and associated hospitality, total value £1,575

Date received: 14 July 2019

Date accepted: 14 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 06929455

(Registered 29 July 2019)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Until 21 March 2019, Kimbolton Fireworks Ltd. (Updated 26 March 2019)

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