Andrew Stephenson

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Conservative MP for Pendle


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

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Last updated: 9 Apr 2019

Recent appearances

  • GKN Aerospace, Kings Norton 24 Apr 2019

    Thank you, Mr Deputy Speaker. It is always a pleasure to see a fellow Lancastrian in the Chair. I start by congratulating the hon. Member for Birmingham, Northfield (Richard Burden) on securing the debate. I pay tribute to my predecessor, my hon. Friend the Member for Watford (Richard Harrington), for all the work he has done to support UK business and industry, which I am sure he will...
  • GKN Aerospace, Kings Norton 24 Apr 2019

    Thank you, Mr Deputy Speaker. As they did during the merger of GKN and Melrose, the Government continue to act to ensure that mergers result in the best outcomes for the United Kingdom. Our merger regime is a key part of the UK’s dynamic economy. Mergers and takeovers can bring great benefits to consumers and the economy. The UK has the third highest foreign direct investment stock in the...
  • GKN Aerospace, Kings Norton 24 Apr 2019

    The company has emphasised to us that it is at a very early stage in the process. It has not started formal consultation with workers, but it thought it was appropriate to set out its long-term vision for the site. I hope that the hon. Gentleman and others who meet the company will discuss alternatives to the site, and I hope that we can work together to support the 172 workers who are...

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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
  • Welfare Tax Credits
  • Roads: Accidents

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (since 4 Apr 2019)
  • Member, Selection Committee (since 11 Jan 2018)
  • Assistant Whip (since 15 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Government Whip (26 Jul 2018 to 4 Apr 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)


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  • Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — well below 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 during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.06% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 131 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Apr 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for completing surveys:
10 December 2018, £200 for survey completed in November 2018. Hours: 1 hr. Payment donated to a local organisation. (Registered 02 January 2019)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
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: £2,000

Donor status: unincorporated association and members' association

(Registered 03 January 2019)

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