A selection of Nick Hurd's votes
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Consistently 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 raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, 2 absences, in 2013
Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2007–2016
Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
12 votes for, 5 votes against, 9 absences, between 2010–2015
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, 13 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 2007–2016
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The evidence that present rates of decline in the extent of Arctic sea ice are not consistent with reasonably expected natural variability does not rely on computer simulations alone. Detection of the decline is based on observations. Both observations and models are used to estimate natural variability in the climate system, and attribute the most likely cause for the detected decline.
The evidence that declines of snow and ice, other than of Arctic sea ice extent, are not consistent with reasonably expected natural variability does not rely on computer simulations alone. Detection of declining snow and ice is based on observations. Both observations and models are used to estimate natural variability in the climate system, and attribute the most likely cause for the...
The objective of Government support for business is to put the United Kingdom in a strong position for the future, promoting a diversity of businesses and industrial sectors, as well as ensuring the benefits of growth are shared across cities and regions up and down the country. The Government regularly showcases the best that British business has to offer, for example through its GREAT...
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Former Conservative MP for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Also represented Ruislip - Northwood
Topics of interest
Nick Hurd campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Cabinet Office
- Home Department
- Departmental Public Relations
- Executive Agencies
- Departmental Recruitment
- Departmental Expenditure
- Departmental Rail Travel
Other offices held in the past
- The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (16 Jul 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development (28 Nov 2015 to 16 Jul 2016)
- Member, Petitions Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 28 Nov 2016)
- Member, Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (6 Nov 2014 to 3 Feb 2015)
- The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (12 May 2010 to 15 Jul 2014)
- Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (6 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (8 Dec 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
- Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (18 Mar 2007 to 3 Aug 2007)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
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 Nick Hurd’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 high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 76.66% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 12 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 114 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 318 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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