Martin Vickers

Former MP, Cleethorpes

Cleethorpes Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Exiting the European Union: Topical Questions 27 Apr 2017

    In an earlier question reference was made to the English regions, which are of course an EU construction. They divide great counties like Lincolnshire between the east midlands and Yorkshire and the Humber. Is it too much to expect a future Government to scrap these regions when we regain our independence, or at the very least ensure that Lincolnshire is in one of them?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: High Streets 24 Apr 2017

    Traders in Cleethorpes High Street and elsewhere in the resort are concerned following a decision by North East Lincolnshire council, which is Labour controlled, to close a number of public toilets and refuse to repair others. That is having a very detrimental effect. I know that my hon. Friend, as the coastal communities Minister, would want to look favourably on future funding requests so...

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Former Conservative MP for Cleethorpes

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Martin Vickers campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Transport
  • Health
  • Cabinet Office
  • Transport
  • Railways: Freight
  • Social Security Benefits: EU Nationals
  • Hospitals: Food
  • World War II: Military Decorations
  • Red Arrows

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Transport Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Transport Committee (5 Jul 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 87 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Martin Vickers’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below 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 91.22% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
  • 88 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 223 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
25 January 2017, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for taking part in a survey. Hours: 1 hr. Fee donated to a charitable cause in my constituency. (Registered 09 February 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The European Azerbaijan Society
Address of donor: 15 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1H 9BU

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): total value £2,055, comprising £1,455 for flights and £600 for 5 nights at a hotel in Baku

Destination of visit: Baku

Date of visit: 26 July – 31 July 2016

Purpose of visit: to meet with political and parliamentary figures, HM Ambassador, business representatives and IDP/Refugee camp of displaced people from the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh.

(Registered 06 September 2016)
Name of donor: House of Representatives, Cyprus
Address of donor: 1402 Nicosia, Cyprus

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): accommodation, transport within Cyprus and subsistence for me and a member of staff, value £695

Destination of visit: Cyprus

Dates of visit: 9-12 November 2016

Purpose of visit: Conservative Friends of Cyprus Delegation to examine the Cyprus Problem involving meetings with HM High Commissioner, Parliamentarians, members of the business and civic communities.

(Registered 07 December 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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