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.
However, Matthew Hancock sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Matthew Hancock voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
Further to that point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I have come to the House at the first available opportunity to explain very clearly, and with some force, I hope, how strongly I feel about people with learning difficulties and autism being held in seclusion units. It is unacceptable morally and unacceptable medically. It has to stop, and it is going to stop.
Great, well I take that as a broadly positive response from the hon. Gentleman, and I will address the points he makes. He asked about money, and we are putting £20.5 billion extra into the NHS—this is the largest and longest financial commitment any Government have made to any public service ever. Of course, as well as the NHS budget, local authorities have budgets for public...
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Conservative MP for West Suffolk
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Matthew Hancock campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Work and Pensions
- Communities and Local Government
- Departmental Buildings
- Departmental Allowances
- Departmental Furniture
Currently held offices
- Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (since 9 Jul 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (8 Jan 2018 to 9 Jul 2018)
- The Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport (3 Jul 2017 to 8 Jan 2018)
- Minister of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Digital Policy) (15 Jul 2016 to 3 Jul 2017)
- The Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office (8 May 2015 to 14 Jul 2016)
- Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (15 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Minister of State for Portsmouth (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
- The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (15 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- The Minister for Universities and Science (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
- Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Jointly with the Department for Education) (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for 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 25 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 90.94% 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") 714 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
Name of donor: Neil Record
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000
Date received: 15 November 2017
Date accepted: 15 November 2017
Donor status: individual
(Registered 30 November 2017)
Name of donor: Disciple Media Ltd
Address of donor: Atrium Building, Stables Market, London NW1 8AH
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Digital app, market value approximately £6,000 per annum
Date received: 1 February 2018
Date accepted: 1 February 2018
Donor status: company, registration 8075740
(Registered 06 February 2018)
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