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.
However, Amber Rudd sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Amber Rudd consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against.
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Amber Rudd has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Home Affairs: The work of the Home Secretary.
Witnesses: Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP, Home Secretary Mark Sedwill, Permanent Secretary, Home Office
We continue to strengthen our Counter Terrorism powers. The 2015 Counter Terrorism & Security Act provided the police with new powers and created a general duty on public bodies to prevent people being drawn into terrorism. To apprehend terrorist suspects the police and security agencies need to collect intelligence to support arrests and develop evidence to secure prosecutions. Therefore...
I wish to update the House on the change in Chair of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) and today is my first opportunity to do so. This Inquiry was established in March 2015 to consider the extent to which state and non-state institutions have failed in their duty to protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation, and to make recommendations to protect children from...
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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 15 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 84.52% 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") 245 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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