Damian Hinds

The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

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East Hampshire Conservative

Damian Hinds’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Damian Hinds sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Damian Hinds consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Damian Hinds generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Damian Hinds generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Damian Hinds’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Damian Hinds’s full vote analysis page for more.

Damian Hinds has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Wirral 16 Oct 2017

    We are planning to invite the largest social rented sector landlords to enrol onto the UC Full Service Landlord Portal between October to December 2017. These will be in new areas that are commencing roll-out of the Universal Credit Full Service. We will shortly be inviting 5 landlords covering the Wirral area to enrol on the portal.
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Interviews 16 Oct 2017

    The information requested is in the table. Most recent 12 month period Interventions lasting 10 minutes or less (volumes and proportion of total interventions) (a) Interventions lasting 20 minutes or less (volumes and proportion of total interventions) (b) Interventions lasting more than 20 minutes (volumes and proportion of total interventions) (c) Legacy Benefits September...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Interviews 16 Oct 2017

    Work Coaches working with their local managers are best placed to identify the support and guidance that is appropriate to each claimant to help them move in to work as quickly as possible. The length of the appointment and the number of times that a Work Coach sees a claimant is dependent upon which conditionality group they are placed in. As an example those claimants undertaking...

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Conservative MP for East Hampshire

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

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Topics of interest

Damian Hinds campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Education
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Gcse
  • Higher Education: Admissions
  • A3: Hampshire
  • Departmental Internet
  • Education: Assessments

Currently held offices

  • The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (since 15 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Exchequer Secretary (8 May 2015 to 15 Jul 2016)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (15 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 5 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 Damian Hinds’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 very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 108 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Damian Hinds’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 284 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Oct 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Tracy Woolnough
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 June 2017)
Name of donor: Damon P De Laszlo
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 June 2017)

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