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Andrew Stephenson

Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

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 International Development: Private Infrastructure Development Group: Fossil Fuels 12 Feb 2020

    DFID invests in the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) to improve access to critical infrastructure services for people in the poorest regions of Africa and Asia – in sectors such as power, communications, transport and water. PIDG has no active investments in any fossil fuel extraction projects. PIDG does not invest in the exploration, extraction or refining of oil, natural...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Gambia: Offences against Children 11 Feb 2020

    We are engaging with Gambian officials, the tourism sector and international partners to ensure that the Government of The Gambia's zero tolerance on child abuse is understood and implemented. The Ministry of Women, Children and Social Affairs in The Gambia, established in 2019, is leading work on strengthening child protection arrangements.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: South Sudan and Sudan: Christianity 11 Feb 2020

    Sudan and South Sudan are priority countries in the UK Annual Human Rights Report. Improvements in human rights is an important part of our engagement in both countries. There are wide ranging security and human rights concerns in South Sudan, but these are not specific to Christianity which is the most widely practiced religion in the country. On Sudan the UK welcomes signs of progress on...

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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
  • Motor Vehicles: Registration
  • Roads: Accidents
  • Welfare Tax Credits

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development) (since 25 Jul 2019)
  • Assistant Whip (since 15 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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, Selection Committee (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 23 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 38.24% 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.
  • 97 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Andrew Stephenson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 195 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Feb 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)

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