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 17 Nov 2017

    The data is not available in the form requested. However, Information on the employment status of Universal Credit claimants is available as part of the Universal Credit experimental official statistics which can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/universal-credit-s tatistics and https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk. Latest analysis of the short term impacts of Universal...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Disability 17 Nov 2017

    The core design of Universal Credit for claimants with limited capability for work and work related activity has remained as intended since its introduction in the Welfare Reform Act 2012 and the impacts were analysed then. We continue to evaluate the policy as it is delivered. The Universal Credit Evaluation is a comprehensive and multi-dimensional programme of analysis designed to assess...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentre Plus: Telephone Services 17 Nov 2017

    All customer telephone numbers for Universal Credit will change to a Freephone number during November. The introduction of Freephone numbers to replace all of the other customer DWP telephone numbers, which includes Jobcentre Plus telephone lines, will be completed by the end of the calendar year.

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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 22 debates in the last year — 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 95.24% 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.
  • 104 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Damian Hinds’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 296 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 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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