A selection of Martin Vickers's votes
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Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
20 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2015
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 15 votes against, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
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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?
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
Topics of interest
Martin Vickers campaigned to leave the European Union
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Department for Transport
- Cabinet Office
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 90 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
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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