Nicholas Boles

MP, Grantham and Stamford

Grantham and Stamford Conservative

Nicholas Boles campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Nicholas Boles’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Nicholas Boles’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes

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Nicholas Boles has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Baby Loss 13 Oct 2016

    My hon. Friend is making a wonderful, wonderful speech and I am very glad to be involved in this debate. I am here because of my constituent Rolf Dalhaug, who lost one of his twin sons, Thor, due to some mistakes during birth. He is particularly concerned that we should take on board the messages in the report to which my hon. Friend has referred about the importance of learning and reviews....
  • Parliamentary Scrutiny of Leaving the EU 12 Oct 2016

    Mr Speaker, I just hope that you did not reduce the time limit simply because you saw me standing up eagerly hoping to speak. This is my first speech from the Back Benches since leaving the Government, and I rise to contribute to what has been a good and interesting debate. I am pleased that the Government’s amendment makes it clear that they have no intention or desire to stop the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: NHS Staff Recruitment and Retention 11 Oct 2016

    Staff shortages this summer led United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust to introduce a temporary closure of Grantham A&E, causing huge concern to my constituents. Will the Secretary of State agree to meet me and Jody Clark, the founder of a local campaign group, to discuss how we can resolve this unacceptable situation?

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Conservative MP for Grantham and Stamford

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


Topics of interest

  • Cabinet Office
  • Government Departments: Procurement

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister for Universities and Science (15 Jul 2014 to 13 Jul 2016)
  • Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Jointly with the Department for Education) (15 Jul 2014 to 13 Jul 2016)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 1 Nov 2010)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Nicholas Boles’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 low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 85.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 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") 317 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.


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