Paul Maynard

Government Whip

Conservative MP for Blackpool North and Cleveleys


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.

However, Paul Maynard sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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

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

Last updated: 5 Feb 2019

Recent appearances

  • Christmas Adjournment — [David Hanson in the Chair] 20 Dec 2018

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Robertson. In the time I have left, I will do my best to do justice to everyone who has taken part in the debate. Christmas and the new year are a time to look backwards and a time to look forwards. Every year, Opposition Members are given the gift of hindsight, which is denied to Government Members—if only we had that hindsight. We...
  • Christmas Adjournment — [David Hanson in the Chair] 20 Dec 2018

    I am glad to hear it. I know that Home-Start is a very fine charity in all its branches across the country, so I am happy to pay tribute to it. I was delighted to hear that the hon. Gentleman is such a fan of the Glasgow School of Art. The one time I went to Glasgow was especially to see that very building, so I certainly wish him well with that. I will end by making the observation that one...
  • Standards: Summer Adjournment 24 Jul 2018

    In these 95° temperatures, I am sure we have all noted Public Health England’s advice to stay indoors and I am glad that so many hon. Members have taken that advice today and gathered here. But this is a strange venue in which to seek shelter from the heat, given the heated debates we have had over recent weeks here—so hot that perhaps we ought to be wearing aluminised fibreglass suits...

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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

  • Government Whip (since 9 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)


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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Paul Maynard’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 94.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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") 258 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Feb 2019.


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