Mark Lancaster

MP, Milton Keynes North

Milton Keynes North Conservative

Mark Lancaster campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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 against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Mental Health 6 Dec 2016

    The Government takes the mental health of the Armed Forces very seriously, and provides a wide range of support and treatments for those who need them. This includes pre and post-operational stress management training, a wide range of psychiatric and psychological treatments, and initiatives such as Trauma Risk Management. We are also working hard to reduce stigma attached to mental health...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Help to Buy Scheme 5 Dec 2016

    The Ministry of Defence launched the Forces Help to Buy Scheme (FHTB) as a pilot in April 2014. The FHTB has already successfully helped 9,000 Service personnel to join or stay on the property ladder and has recently been extended to 2018, which will enable even more of our people access to the stability that comes through home ownership. The FHTB is available to all Regular personnel who...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Deployment 5 Dec 2016

    Royal Navy Personnel can register their interest or preference on the Joint Personnel Administration system by type of employment (e.g. Local Foreign Service), geographical location (e.g. USA,) or specific job (e.g. Defence Attaché). They can also access 'Royal Navy Jobs' which lists all available posts relevant to their branch, specialisation and rank, and also wider Common Appointment...

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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

Expenses

Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (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 18 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 87.30% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 183 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Lancaster’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 224 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

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:
31 January 2016, received payment of £1,131.51 for 12 days military service between 1 Oct 2015 and 31 Jan 2016. (Registered 10 February 2016)
1 June 2016, received payment of £1,309.17 for 11 days military service between 1 February 2016 and 31 May 2016. (Registered 05 July 2016)
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)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Kimbolton Fireworks Ltd

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