Damian Hinds

MP, East Hampshire

East Hampshire Conservative

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. Show votes
  • Damian Hinds generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • 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. 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.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Child Poverty Unit 1 Dec 2016

    This Government is committed to action that tackles the root causes of poverty and disadvantage, not just the symptoms. There is clear evidence that work is the best route out of poverty. Working age adults in non-working families are almost four times more likely than those in work to be living on a low income. And the Child Poverty Transitions Report (Jun 2015) found that 74% of poor...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment 1 Dec 2016

    The Department for Work and Pensions does not hold sufficiently reliable data on claimant flows into work to answer this question. Benefit claimants are not required to report their destination to Jobcentre Plus when they stop claiming benefit. However, as we roll out Universal Credit, we expect to be able to use Real Time Information (RTI) to track claimant earnings.
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment 1 Dec 2016

    The Department for Work and Pensions does not hold sufficiently reliable data on claimant flows into work to answer this question. Benefit claimants are not required to report their destination to Jobcentre Plus when they stop claiming benefit. However, as we roll out Universal Credit, we expect to be able to use Real Time Information (RTI) to track claimant earnings.

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Profile

Conservative MP for East Hampshire

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • 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)

Numerology

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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 94.55% 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.
  • 112 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Damian Hinds’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 243 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

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

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 December 2015)

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