Harriett Baldwin

MP, West Worcestershire

West Worcestershire Conservative

Harriett Baldwin campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Harriett Baldwin’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Harriett Baldwin’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes

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

Harriett Baldwin has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Scotland 25 Oct 2016

    The Revise Or Confirm Offer (ROCO) procedure was used because there was a technical issue with all the tenders received which had to be resolved before the Department could accept them. The ROCO procedure was successful and a Contract may now be awarded in due course.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Obesity 25 Oct 2016

    Wearable fitness tracking technology equipment is purchased by individual military units. Records of the cost of these purchases are not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. In accordance with National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines, the Ministry of Defence prescribes the medication Orlistat for the management of obesity. The drug is...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Trident Submarines 25 Oct 2016

    I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 17 October 2016 to Question 48369 to the hon. Member for Dunfermline and West Fife (Douglas Chapman). Ministry of Defence Procurement (Word Document, 15.3 KB)

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Conservative MP for West Worcestershire

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


Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Income Tax
  • Floods: Insurance
  • Broadband: Rural Areas
  • Waste: Farms
  • Bovine Tuberculosis

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (7 Jul 2015 to 10 Oct 2016)
  • The Economic Secretary to the Treasury (8 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • Member, Administration Committee (10 Mar 2014 to 1 Dec 2014)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (8 Feb 2014 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Oct 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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More about this

  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Harriett Baldwin’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 medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 92.35% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 228 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.


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