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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.
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, 8 absences, between 2011–2014
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
16 votes for, 39 votes against, 20 absences, between 2008–2017
Generally voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, 5 absences, between 2013–2016
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
Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, between 2010–2011
Consistently voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
17 votes for, 2 votes against, 3 absences, between 2008–2015
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Last updated: 8 Feb 2017
When the Minister looks at the estates and transformation plans, will he ensure that arrangements for travelling to different sites are taken into account for healthcare professionals, patients and, importantly, patients’ visitors?
At the White House, my right hon. Friend gained some assurances from President Trump about his commitment to NATO, an achievement that was welcomed by the Governments of the Czech Republic, Latvia and Lithuania. Does my right hon. Friend agree that the way to engage with President Trump and to win such agreements is not by insulting our close ally but by bringing him close, rather than doing...
As well as being equitable for employees, will the schemes be equitable for employers? In the past, one of the problems of pooled defined benefit funds was that employers had ongoing liabilities beyond their initial contributions. Will the master trusts include only defined contributions and limit employers’ liability in the longer term, so that it is just an amount that will be put in,...
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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
- Home Department
- Communities and Local Government
- Departmental Air Travel
- Departmental Public Relations
- Departmental Official Residences
- Departmental Procurement
Currently held offices
- Member, Procedure Committee (since 21 Nov 2016)
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)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 6 Feb 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
From 1 January 2017
until further notice, 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 will receive £3,333 a month. Hours: 8 hrs per month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 17 January 2017)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
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
Date received: 14 June 2016
Date accepted: 14 June 2016
Donor status: individual
(Registered 19 September 2016
Name of donor: Board of Investment Mauritius
Address of donor: 10th Floor, One Cathedral Square Building, 16 Jules Koenig Street, Port Louis, Mauritius
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): travel to a value of £1,955.10 and accommodation and meals to a value of £600; £2,555.10 in total
Destination of visit: Mauritius
Dates of visit: 19 September 2016 to 22 September 2016
Purpose of visit: To speak on African prosperity and investment at a conference.
(Registered 11 November 2016
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