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.
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Generally voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
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Matthew Hancock has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
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Just on a point of fact, assurances were given that the number of jobs would increase.
More of Matthew Hancock’s recent appearances
Conservative MP for West Suffolk
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Communities and Local Government
- Departmental Buildings
- Departmental Allowances
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 19 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 83.48% 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") 483 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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