James Duddridge’s voting in Parliament
James Duddridge is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of James Duddridge’s votes.
Consistently voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
17 votes for, 2 votes against, 3 absences, between 2008–2015
Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 2 votes against, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2018
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what progress has been made on the actions agreed at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018.
What assessment has the Minister made of the UK’s ability to support any bright new businesses starting up in our regional towns, particularly start-up tech businesses, and to help them grow?
The NHS diabetes prevention programme, which was one of the first of its kind, has helped many people since 2016. As someone who has been diagnosed as a type 2 diabetic since that point, it is of particular interest to me. Will the Minister assure me that when the long-term NHS plan is published, we will be even more ambitious?
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Conservative MP for Rochford and Southend East
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Topics of interest
James Duddridge campaigned to leave the European Union
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Department
- Communities and Local Government
- Departmental Air Travel
- Departmental Public Relations
- Departmental Official Residences
- Departmental Procurement
Currently held offices
- Chair, High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill Select Committee (Commons) (since 7 Feb 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill Select Committee (Commons) (5 Feb 2018 to 7 Feb 2018)
- Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (13 Sep 2017 to 4 Jun 2018)
- Member, International Development Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 4 Jun 2018)
- Member, Procedure Committee (21 Nov 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (11 Aug 2014 to 17 Jul 2016)
- Member, Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2013 to 11 Dec 2013)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Dec 2012 to 12 Sep 2014)
- Chair, Regulatory Reform Committee (3 Dec 2012 to 12 Sep 2014)
- Government Whip (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (20 Jan 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, International Development Committee (24 Jul 2006 to 10 Mar 2008)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 19 Feb 2007)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.
1. Employment and earnings
From 1 January 2017
until 31 October 2017
, adviser to Brand Communications, 28-29 Threadneedle Street, London EC2R 8AY, a company which exists to build iconic brands for Africa. For providing advice on a number of issues including financial services and Brexit, particularly relating to Africa, I received £3,333 a month. Hours: 8 hrs per month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 17 January 2017; updated 1 November 2017
From 11 December 2017
, adviser to TLG
Capital Investments Ltd, 34 Lombard Road, Falcon Wharf, London SW11 3RF, a private investment firm focused on opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa
. Hours: 8 hrs per month. First payment of £7,500 received on 11 December 2017; after that I was paid £2,500 per month until 11 July 2018
. I now provide advice and invoice the company on an ad hoc basis. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 13 December 2017; updated 07 August 2018
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