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, 9 absences, between 2010–2019
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
30 votes for, 85 votes against, 27 absences, between 2008–2019
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2019
Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 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
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, in 2013
Last updated: 4 Sep 2019.
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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
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 13 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 87.19% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 331 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 16 Sep 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 September 2018, received £1,285 for 10.5 days military service between 1 March 2018 and 31 Aug 2018. (Registered 28 September 2018)
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
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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