Steven Baker

MP, Wycombe

Wycombe Conservative

Steven Baker campaigned to leave the European Union

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Steven Baker’s voting in Parliament

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

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  • Steven Baker consistently voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Quantitative Easing 15 Sep 2016

    I agree with much of what the hon. Gentleman is saying. The Bank of England is not represented here, and I do not agree with it, but if it were here, I suspect that it would say that everybody benefited, given the reality that there would have been a worse recession if it had not acted. Does he agree that that argument is now wearing thin?
  • Quantitative Easing 15 Sep 2016

    I am delighted to participate in this debate and congratulate the hon. Member for Ross, Skye and Lochaber (Ian Blackford) on securing it. I certainly support him. Like him, I am pleased to agree with my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister’s comments on monetary policy. That is certainly a first for me, and I hope to explore more with her how we should move forward. I pay tribute to...
  • Quantitative Easing 15 Sep 2016

    My hon. Friend asks a magnificent question, one that is discussed on the website of the Cobden Centre—a think-tank that I co-founded. [Interruption.] There, I said it. The question is, “Would Hayek have supported QE?” The consensus of Hayek scholars is that, given all the circumstances at the time, he would have supported it, to prevent the money supply collapsing and the...

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Conservative MP for Wycombe

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Departmental Pensions
  • Charities
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • Motorcycles
  • Monetary Policy

Currently held offices

  • Member, Treasury Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 May 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Transport Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 10 Jun 2013)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Steven Baker’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 88.39% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 5 annotations 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.
  • 147 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Steven Baker’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 146 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: American Principles in Action
Address of donor: 1130 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 425, Washington D.C. 20036

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): hotel and meals; £820.32

Destination of visit: Wyoming, USA

Date of visit: 27-29 August 2015

Purpose of visit: to attend the Jackson Hole Summit on monetary policy and global finance.

(Registered 09 September 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
From 6 to 12 July 2016, an unremunerated board director of Leadsom4 Leader Ltd, an organisation supporting Andrea Leadsom MP in the 2016 Conservative Leadership Election. (Registered 25 July 2016)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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