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 a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
50 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2016
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2007–2016
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
29 votes for, 82 votes against, 26 absences, between 2008–2019
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2019
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Last updated: 9 Apr 2019
Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs: The Role of Parliament in the UK Constitution: Authorising the Use of Military Force.
Witnesses: Rt Hon David Lidington MP, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office Rt Hon Mark Lancaster MP, Minister for the Armed Forces
We remain committed to maintaining the overall size of the armed forces and we have a range of measures under way to improve recruitment and retention. Those measures are kept under constant review. Importantly, the services continue to meet all their current commitments, keeping the country and its interests safe.
The hon. Lady is right to raise this issue. There is currently a review under the Military Flying Training System. We have, in part, been victims of our own success in this area, but the Minister for defence procurement, my hon. Friend the Member for Pudsey (Stuart Andrew), has already answered questions on this. We are absolutely committed to streamlining this process to ensure that pilots...
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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, 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 15 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 88.70% 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") 326 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 20 May 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)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Until 21 March 2019, Kimbolton Fireworks Ltd. (Updated 26 March 2019)
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