James Duddridge

MP, Rochford and Southend East

Rochford and Southend East Conservative

James Duddridge campaigned to leave the European Union

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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.

  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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James Duddridge has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • British Indian Ocean Territory and the Chagos Islands — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] 25 Oct 2016

    I had the privilege of travelling to the islands last November during a two-year stint as a Minister for various parts of the world, including the overseas territories. My views are personal and not those of Her Majesty’s Government, but they are based on two years of looking into the matter. I certainly read every word of the KPMG report and every piece of consultation that came across...
  • British Indian Ocean Territory and the Chagos Islands — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] 25 Oct 2016

    I will try to give way in a second if I can. On the main island, the military element of the island is not just a runway. There is space for tens of thousands of troops to be potentially deployed on hard standing. In the conservation area going up into the old town, the houses are falling apart. There is no real infrastructure there at all. I met British and American military there. During...
  • British Indian Ocean Territory and the Chagos Islands — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] 25 Oct 2016

    I think the hon. Gentleman is citing a debate in this room. It was certainly not my intention that things would be left quite so far. We have had a change of Prime Minister and the focus has been elsewhere, but at that time we were waiting for the full consultation to complete. I also met other hon. Members, so I extended the consultation. There is a broader process; it is not simply one...

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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

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Departmental Air Travel
  • Departmental Public Relations
  • Departmental Official Residences
  • Dorneywood
  • Departmental Procurement

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all James Duddridge’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 59.41% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 13 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 113 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on James Duddridge’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 221 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Lady Tessa Keswick
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 towards local EU Referendum campaigning

Date received: 14 June 2016

Date accepted: 14 June 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 September 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two flats in London: (i) and until October 2015 (ii). Until January 2016, I also had a 20% shareholding in the management company for one of these properties. (Updated 12 April 2016)

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