Steven Baker

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

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Wycombe Conservative

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.

However, Steven Baker sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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

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Steven Baker has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 4 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Exiting the European Union: Support for Farmers 14 Dec 2017

    We have been working closely with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs on support for farmers, and the Government will provide the same cash total in funds for farmer support until the end of the Parliament. We continue to work closely with a range of stakeholders across the farming industry and beyond, as well as with the devolved Assemblies.
  • Exiting the European Union: Support for Farmers 14 Dec 2017

    Yes. The Government have commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee to gather evidence on patterns of EU migration and the role of migration in the wider economy, ahead of our exit from the EU. The MAC’s call for evidence on EEA workers in the UK labour market closed on 27 October, but it will continue to engage with organisations to gather further evidence. The Government are clear...
  • Exiting the European Union: Support for Farmers 14 Dec 2017

    At every step of these negotiations we will work to ensure the best possible outcome for the British people, including our farming community that plays such a vital role in constituencies such as ours. No decisions have yet been made on our future immigration system. We are considering carefully a range of options, and taking into account the needs of different sectors of the economy,...

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Conservative MP for Wycombe

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

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Topics of interest

Steven Baker campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

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

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (since 13 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Treasury Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 May 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Transport Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 10 Jun 2013)

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  • Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Steven Baker’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 13 written questions in the last year — 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 94.52% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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.
  • 132 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Steven Baker’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 219 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Dec 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: Jon P. Moynihan
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 June 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Jardentome Ltd
Address of donor: Wicksteed Leisure Ltd, Digby Street, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN16 8YJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: From June 2017 to May 2018, accommodation in London, approx. value £1,105 per calendar month; £13,260 a year.

Date received: 19 June 2017 to May 2018

Date accepted: 19 June 2017

Donor status: company, registration 02353697

(Registered 27 June 2017)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
From 31 May 2017, Glint Pay Ltd; financial services holding company. (Registered 22 June 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
As Chair of the European Research Group (ERG), I accepted £6,500 from the Constitutional Research Council to fund hospitality for ERG members and their staff at an event on 19 December 2016. (Registered 10 January 2017)
On 20 March 2017, in my capacity as Chairman of the European Research Group (ERG), I accepted a donation of £10,000 from Mr Paul Dyer to assist and fund ERG related activities. (Registered 29 March 2017)

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