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Andrew Stephenson

Minister of State (Department for Transport)

Conservative MP for Pendle

@Andrew4Pendle

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Andrew Stephenson’s voting in Parliament

Andrew Stephenson is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Andrew Stephenson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Andrew Stephenson voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Andrew Stephenson’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Andrew Stephenson’s full vote analysis page for more.

Andrew Stephenson has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line 3 Jun 2020

    On 15 April 2020 the Government provided the construction sector with certainty by confirming ‘Notice to Proceed’ for the first phase of High Speed 2. This marks formal approval for main construction works to begin on the route between London and Birmingham. An estimated 400,000 supply chain contract opportunities for UK businesses will be created during phase one of HS2, supporting...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line 2 Jun 2020

    HS2 ltd has paid no costs to Thames Valley or to any other police forces for extra policing costs as result of HS2 works. HS2 Ltd has an Enhanced Police Service Agreement (EPSA) with the British Transport Police for a National Police Liaison Officer, an Analyst and an Intelligence Researcher. This function supports strategic and tactical coordination across all forces that the route will...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed Two: Incentives 2 Jun 2020

    The HS2 Ltd CEO has voluntarily agreed to waive any bonus payment entitled to be paid to him this year. The criteria for receipt of the bonus, had it not been voluntarily waived, focused on five key areas of performance in 2019/20: health, safety and wellbeing; annual control of budget; performance against annual milestones and schedule; organisational capability including talent and...

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Conservative MP for Pendle

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Andrew Stephenson campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Education
  • Home Department
  • Department of Health
  • Departmental Operating Costs
  • Pakistan
  • Welfare Tax Credits
  • Roads: Accidents
  • Motor Vehicles: Registration

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Department for Transport) (since 13 Feb 2020)
  • Assistant Whip (since 15 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development) (25 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (4 Apr 2019 to 25 Jul 2019)
  • Government Whip (26 Jul 2018 to 4 Apr 2019)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (11 Jan 2018 to 8 May 2019)
  • Government Whip (9 Jan 2018 to 26 Jul 2018)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (15 Jun 2017 to 9 Jan 2018)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Andrew Stephenson’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 57.14% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 96 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Andrew Stephenson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 203 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 May 2020.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: XLCR Vehicle Management Ltd
Address of donor: XLCR House, Albert Road, Colne BB8 9NW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 3923327

(Registered 11 June 2019)
Name of donor: David H Brown
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 December 2019)
Name of donor: Stalbury Trustees
Address of donor: 31 Hill Street, London W1J 4LS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 01430799

(Registered 16 December 2019)
Name of donor: Dukehill Services Ltd
Address of donor: Dukehill Services Ltd, 4 Birchley Estate, Birchfield Lane, Oldbury B69 1DT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: company, registration 06317947

(Registered 16 December 2019)
Name of donor: United & Cecil Club
Address of donor: Beckfield, Crouch Lane, Winkfield, Windsor SL4 4TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,500

Donor status: members’ association

(Registered 16 December 2019)
Name of donor: Fort Vale Engineering Ltd
Address of donor: Fort Vale Engineering Ltd, Calder Vale Park, Simonstone Lane, Simonstone BB12 7ND

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: company, registration 902920

(Registered 16 December 2019)
Name of donor: Association of Conservative Clubs Ltd
Address of donor: 24 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: company, registration 457188

(Registered 16 December 2019)
Name of donor: Carlton Club
Address of donor: 69 St James’s Street, London SW1A 1PJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: members' association (unincorporated)

(Registered 16 December 2019)
Name of donor: Farmhouse Biscuits
Address of donor: The Bakery, Brook Street, Nelson BB9 9PX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: company, registration 1145352

(Registered 16 December 2019)
Name of donor: Anthony E Endfield
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 December 2019)
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Pakistan
Address of donor: 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9HQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: members’ association

(Registered 16 December 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
From 28 February 2020, a member of the Nelson Town Board. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 28 February 2020)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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