Damian Hinds campaigned to remain in the European Union
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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 generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against.
Damian Hinds generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against.
Damian Hinds generally voted for a right to remain for EU nationals already in living in the UK, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against.
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.
The Prime Minister has made clear that she wants to protect the rights of British citizens currently living in European member states, in the same way that we want to protect the status of EU nationals already living here. The reciprocal rights and entitlements that will apply following the UK’s exit are subject to the wider negotiation on our future relationship with the EU. At every...
We do not make an assessment of the overall effect of ‘false self-employment’ on welfare benefit entitlements. RSA Chief Executive Matthew Taylor is currently leading an independent review which will consider employment practices in the modern economy. Universal Credit simplifies the benefits system by bringing together a range of working age benefits, providing support for...
The information requested on Universal Credit is not available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost. However, there was an average of 1,700 self-employed households in receipt of tax credits in Bolton North East during 2014-15.
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Conservative MP for East Hampshire
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- 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 22 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 94.12% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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") 250 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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