Nicholas Boles

Independent MP for Grantham and Stamford


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Nicholas Boles

Last updated: 9 Apr 2019

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 3 Apr 2019

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Is the phrase “slight whiff of hypocrisy”, when it is implied that it is coming from the right hon. Member for West Dorset (Sir Oliver Letwin), in order? I am sure that you will be able to advise me.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 3 Apr 2019

    I find myself in a slightly curious position, sandwiched between the Liberal Democrats and the Welsh nationalists. I reassure my constituents and hon. Members that I remain a progressive Conservative while I am, sadly, independent in this House. The Prime Minister’s late conversion to compromise is welcome, but I am sure she will understand the scepticism of those of us who have been...

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Independent MP for Grantham and Stamford

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

Party was Conservative until 1 Apr 2019

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Topics of interest

Nicholas Boles campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Nicholas Boles’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 low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 81.25% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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") 336 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 May 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
3 May 2018, received £900 from the Daily Mail, Associated Newspapers, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT, for an article which appeared on 27 December 2017. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 15 May 2018)
From 24 May 2018 until 23 May 2020, Non-Executive Director of Totemic Ltd, Kempton House, Kempton Way, Dysart Road, Grantham NG31 7LE. I will receive £30,000 per annum for this role. Hours: 16 hrs per month. (Registered 30 May 2018)
27 June 2018, received £650 from News UK and Ireland Ltd, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF, for an article. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 25 July 2018)
8 November 2018, received £1,200 from the Daily Mail, Associated Newspapers, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT, for an article which appeared on 16 October 2018. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 November 2018)
21 November 2018, received £500 from The Times Newspaper, News UK, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF, for an article which appeared on 26 October 2018. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 21 November 2018)
26 February 2019, received £3,000 from Merrill Lynch International, 2 King Edward Street, London EC1A 1HQ, via This is Spoken, New Wing, Somerset House, London WC2R 1LA, for a speaking engagement on 11 February 2019. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 05 March 2019)

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