Matthew Hancock

MP, West Suffolk

West Suffolk Conservative

Matthew Hancock campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Matthew Hancock’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Matthew Hancock’s votes.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes

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Matthew Hancock has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Mobile Phones: Radio Frequencies 20 Jan 2017

    An estimate of this kind has not been made by the Department. However, for contracts taken out at distance people can cancel within the statutory 14 day cooling off period. For purchases made within a company’s shop many offer a 'check your coverage' cooling off period for the first two weeks after sign up and some offer extended periods to ensure coverage meets their needs.
  • Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee 19 Jan 2017

    EU Internal Market Sub-Committee: Brexit: future trade between the UK and the EU in services. 11:30 am; Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: (at 11:45 AM) Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Minister of State for Digital and Culture, Department for Culture, Media and Sport Lord Tariq Mahmood Ahmad of Wimbledon, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, Department for Transport Dr Jesse Norman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Industry and Energy, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Culture, Practices and Ethics of the Press Inquiry 19 Jan 2017

    An application for a judicial review of the consultation exercise has been made. The government has given an undertaking to the court that it will not take any final decisions on the matters to which this consultation relates until the court has determined the judicial review application. We are unable to commit to a timetable at this time.

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Conservative MP for West Suffolk

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Transport
  • Education
  • Departmental Buildings
  • Departmental Allowances
  • Taxis
  • Wines
  • Departmental Furniture

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Digital Policy) (since 15 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office (8 May 2015 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (15 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Minister of State for Portsmouth (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (15 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Jointly with the Department for Education) (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Minister for Universities and Science (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Skills (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (19 Oct 2010 to 12 Dec 2012)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 12 Nov 2012)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Matthew Hancock’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 WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 82.32% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 521 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Neil Record
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 in support of my parliamentary work and travel costs in my capacity as an MP

Date received: 16 November 2016

Date accepted: 22 November 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 23 November 2016)

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