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 encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, between 2010–2011
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, in 2013
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
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
25 votes for, 74 votes against, 24 absences, between 2008–2018
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2018
Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
7 votes for, 1 vote against, between 2010–2016
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Mark Lancaster has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
In February 2015 the Government decided to withdraw diplomatic staff and suspend the operations of the British Embassy in Sana'a. The Ministry of Defence's Defence Attaché currently operates from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and has not visited Yemen since 2015. As the previous Foreign Secretary said in his written statement of 23 May 2018 (HCWS716), the UK remains committed to supporting the...
The UK is deeply concerned about the escalating military action by Russia and the Syrian Regime, and the impact on the almost three million civilians who are trapped in Idlib and the surrounding areas. We are particularly concerned by reports in the last few days of dozens of Russian airstrikes against areas of Idlib, reportedly hitting at least three hospitals and resulting in dozens of...
I am unable to release information regarding the assets that were withdrawn from Exercise Dynamic Mongoose as its disclosure would, or would be likely to, prejudice the capability, effectiveness or security of the Armed Forces.
More of Mark Lancaster’s recent appearances
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 14 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 88.28% 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.
- 141 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Lancaster’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 285 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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