Martin Vickers

MP, Cleethorpes

Cleethorpes Conservative

Martin Vickers campaigned to leave the European Union

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Martin Vickers’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Martin Vickers sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Martin Vickers consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Martin Vickers almost always voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Summer Adjournment 21 Jul 2016

    Like many Members who have already spoken, my contribution centres on rail services, in particular the recent decision by the Office of Rail and Road not to approve an application for direct services from Cleethorpes through to London King’s Cross. To provide historical context, I happen to have an Eastern Region timetable for 1964, and Members should be aware that there were at that...
  • Backbench Business: Summer Adjournment 21 Jul 2016

    I thank my hon. Friend and neighbour for his intervention. He has stolen one of my lines: I was going to conclude by asking for a delegation to go to the new Secretary of State and to the rail Minister. The rail regulator operates under criteria set down by the privatisation legislation, which state that the regulator must promote improvements in railway service performance, protect the...
  • School Funding: Business of the House 21 Jul 2016

    I, too, join in the congratulations to the Leader of the House and the Deputy on their new roles. Earlier this week a critical report from the Care Quality Commission was published branding a care home in my constituency inadequate. This is a continuation of a number of serious and critical reports, some of which have resulted in the closure of care homes. May we have a debate about the...

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Conservative MP for Cleethorpes

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

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Cabinet Office
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Transport
  • Social Security Benefits: EU Nationals
  • Hospitals: Food
  • World War II: Military Decorations
  • Red Arrows
  • Public Sector: Land

Currently held offices

  • Member, Transport Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Transport Committee (5 Jul 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: House of Representatives, Cyprus
Address of donor: 1402 Nicosia, Cyprus

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): personal accommodation, subsistence and flight; value £800

Destination of visit: Cyprus

Date of visit: 11-15 November 2015

Purpose of visit: Conservative Friends of Cyprus Delegation to examine the Cyprus Problem.

(Registered 17 December 2015)
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Saudi Arabia)
Address of donor: c/o Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, 30-32 Charles Street, London W1J 5DZ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation value: £2,888

Destination of visit: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Date of visit: 16-19 February 2016

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation to meet with members of the Shura Council, Government Ministers, human rights groups, NGOs and the University to further understanding of the Kingdom and its latest developments.

(Registered 15 March 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Ann Vickers, as part-time Junior Secretary.

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