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Christopher Pincher’s voting in Parliament
Christopher Pincher is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a random selection of Christopher Pincher’s votes.
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2016.
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
20 votes for, 5 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2019.
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2013–2016.
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
52 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2012–2016.
Almost always voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 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.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2020.
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Christopher Pincher has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
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Conservative MP for Tamworth
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Christopher Pincher campaigned to leave the European Union
- Energy and Climate Change
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Communities and Local Government
- High Speed 2 Railway Line
- Waste Disposal
- Railways: Construction
- Nuclear Waste
Currently held offices
- Member, Committee of Selection (since 22 Feb 2022)
- The Treasurer of Her Majesty's Household (since 9 Feb 2022)
- Member, Building Safety Bill Committee (since 9 Sep 2021)
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities) (19 Sep 2021 to 9 Feb 2022)
- Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (13 Feb 2020 to 19 Sep 2021)
- Minister of State (25 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
- Member, Committee of Selection (11 Jan 2018 to 4 Sep 2019)
- The Treasurer of Her Majesty's Household (9 Jan 2018 to 25 Jul 2019)
- Member, Committee of Selection (12 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
- Member, Committee of Selection (12 Sep 2017 to 14 Nov 2017)
- Comptroller (HM Household) (Whip, House of Commons) (15 Jun 2017 to 5 Nov 2017)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (17 Jul 2016 to 15 Jun 2017)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (12 Oct 2015 to 16 Jan 2017)
- Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
- Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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