Amber Rudd campaigned to remain in the European Union
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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.
This is a selection of Amber Rudd’s votes.
Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
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Amber Rudd has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
In accordance with section 36(5) of the Terrorism Act 2006, David Anderson QC, the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, has prepared a report on the operation in 2015 of the Terrorism Act 2000 and Part 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006. I am today laying this report before the House, and copies will be available in the Vote Office. It will also be published on GOV.UK. I am grateful to...
I attended the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 17 and 18 November in Brussels. On the evening of 17 November, the Presidency hosted a meeting for Ministers, focused on migration. The main focus of discussion was the future of the Common European Asylum System and “effective solidarity”, which included discussions on moving away from relocation being considered the only way for...
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Conservative MP for Hastings and Rye
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Communities and Local Government
- Members: Correspondence
- Higher Education: Admissions
- Pupils: Disadvantaged
- 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)
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- Has spoken in 17 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 83.51% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 287 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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