Paul Maynard

Conservative MP for Blackpool North and Cleveleys


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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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Last updated: 12 Oct 2020. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Paul Maynard has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Transport for the North 24 Nov 2021

    I thank the Minister for all the efforts I know he has put in during his time in the role to getting the very best package possible. I stood at that same Dispatch Box, promising the right hon. Member for Kingston upon Hull North (Dame Diana Johnson) on very many occasions that Northern Powerhouse Rail would go all the way from Liverpool to Hull. Can the Minister set out how the integrated...
  • Black Friday: Financial Products — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] 23 Nov 2021

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Robertson. I congratulate the hon. Member for Walthamstow (Stella Creasy) on securing the debate, and I congratulate Pip on taking the sensible decision to fall asleep during his mother’s speech. He had a nice long sleep, as we can all observe, which was perhaps a sensible decision by him. None the less, we heard a powerful contribution...
  • Channel Crossings in Small Boats 22 Nov 2021

    The Home Secretary should be aware of the very great anger of my constituents at the scenes that they see in the channel today and at the fact that these migrants are being inappropriately accommodated in a central Blackpool hotel. We hear much about France, but we know that these migrants are being held in both Belgium and Germany in a holding pattern only to be taken to France in the final...

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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
  • Department for Transport
  • Treasury
  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Departmental Travel
  • Aviation: Coronavirus
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Employment Schemes: Disability
  • Respite Care

Currently held offices

  • Member, Justice Committee (since 2 Nov 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (26 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (9 May 2019 to 26 Jul 2019)
  • Government Whip (9 Jan 2018 to 9 May 2019)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (17 Jul 2016 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • 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)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 15 Nov 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
From 9 November 2020 until further notice, Consultant to LINK Scheme Ltd (ATM network) as part of LINK's independent Consumer Council. Address: RSM Central Square, 5th Floor, 29 Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 4DL. I will receive £6,250 a year, to be paid biannually and direct to charity. Hours: 32 hrs a year (min. 4 days a year). (Registered 16 November 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
From 28 February 2020, a member of the Blackpool Town Board. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 28 February 2020)

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