Paul Maynard

MP, Blackpool North and Cleveleys

Blackpool North and Cleveleys Conservative

Paul Maynard’s voting in Parliament

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

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  • Paul Maynard consistently voted against an investigation into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Govia Thameslink Railway: Standards 23 Mar 2017

    Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), like all other Franchised Train Operators are measured against a periodic Public Performance Measure target, which then contributes towards a 13 period Moving Annual Average Public Performance Measure; which is an industry standard set out by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR). This, again like all other Franchised Train Operators, is measured against the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Passengers 23 Mar 2017

    My Department is responsible for letting and managing rail franchises and we engage in regular dialogue with our franchisees to ensure that they are acting in the passenger’s best interests.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Freight 23 Mar 2017

    Mode Shift Revenue Support (MSRS) awards made so far will help to remove about 140,000 fewer lorry journeys from road and onto rail in 2017/18 than the current year end forecast for 2016/17. For 2018/19, it is about 160,000 fewer. This assessment is based on the first bid round for 2017/18 and 2018/19 funding which was held in December 2016.

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Conservative MP for Blackpool North and Cleveleys

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

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Topics of interest

Paul Maynard campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Justice
  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Departmental Travel
  • Employment Schemes: Disability
  • Respite Care
  • Mental Health Services
  • Employment and Support Allowance

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (8 Sep 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Transport Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 5 Nov 2012)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Paul Maynard’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 90.11% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 203 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Christian Aid
Address of donor: 35 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7RL

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport with a total value of £2,075

Destination of visit: Philippines

Date of visit: 14-21 February 2016

Purpose of visit: to visit communities directly affected by climate change, and GLOBE members working on the issue, and to meet Christian Aid partner organisations.

(Registered 16 March 2016)
Name of donor: EDF Energy
Address of donor: 40 Grosvenor Place, London SW1X 7EN

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and other transport; value £863.09

Destination of visit: Flamanville, France

Date of visit: 3-4 March 2016

Purpose of visit: To visit Flamanville nuclear plant as part of a delegation from the APPG on Nuclear Energy

(Registered 31 March 2016)

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