Amber Rudd

The Secretary of State for the Home Department

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Hastings and Rye Conservative

Amber Rudd’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Amber Rudd sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Amber Rudd consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Amber Rudd has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 4 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Justice and Home Affairs post-Council statement 14 Dec 2017

    The EU Justice and Home Affairs Council of Ministers met on 7 and 8 December in Brussels. I represented the UK for Interior day. The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, the rt hon David Lidington MP represented the UK for Justice Day. On Interior Day (07 December) a General Approach was agreed on the proposed EU-LISA regulation. The government has opted into the draft...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Economic crime and anti-corruption 11 Dec 2017

    Economic crime and corruption do great harm to individuals, businesses, the integrity of our financial system and the UK’s international reputation. We must do more on economic crime to safeguard our prosperity, and the UK’s reputation as a world-leading place to do business. The Government is making a step-change in its response to the threat. A broad and deep public-private...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Justice and Home Affairs pre-Council statement 6 Dec 2017

    The EU Justice and Home Affairs Council of Ministers will meet on 7 and 8 December in Brussels. I will represent the UK for Interior day. The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, the rt hon David Lidington MP will represent the UK for Justice day. Interior day (07 December) will begin with an exchange of views on the interim report and recommendations of the High-level Expert...

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Conservative MP for Hastings and Rye

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

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Topics of interest

Amber Rudd campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Education
  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Higher Education: Admissions
  • Pupils: Disadvantaged
  • Fisheries
  • Offences against Children

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for the Home Department (since 13 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (8 May 2015 to 13 Jul 2016)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 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 11 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Amber Rudd’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 91.78% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 261 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Amber Rudd’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 372 times in debates — above 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: Suhail Ahmed Rahuja
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 June 2017)
Name of donor: John D Lovering
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 June 2017)
Name of donor: Stephen W Curran
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 June 2017)
Name of donor: Rita Skinner
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 June 2017)
Name of donor: The United and Cecil Club
Address of donor: 283-287 High Holborn, London WC1V 7HF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: members' association

(Registered 12 June 2017)
Name of donor: Sarah Kowitz
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 June 2017)
Name of donor: Growth Financial Services Ltd
Address of donor: 6 Stratton Street, London W1J 8LD

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

Donor status: company, registration 1692312

(Registered 12 June 2017)
10. Family members engaged in lobbying the public sector on behalf of a third party or client
My brother Roland Rudd is CEO of Finsbury, the public relations firm. (Registered 21 July 2015)

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

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