David Rutley

Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)

Macclesfield Conservative

David Rutley’s voting in Parliament

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

However, David Rutley sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • David Rutley consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • David Rutley generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Petition - Fairer Funding Formula for School Pupils in Macclesfield Constituency and the Cheshire East Local Authority Area 25 Apr 2017

    I rise to present a petition on fair funding for all schools that has been signed by more than 1,500 residents of Cheshire East, including more than 900 from the Macclesfield constituency. It also includes signatures from residents living in the constituency of the Minister for Vulnerable Children and Families, my hon. Friend the Member for Crewe and Nantwich (Edward Timpson); because his...
  • Syria and North Korea 18 Apr 2017

    Russia has propped up the Assad regime for far too long. When I met the Russian ambassador a year ago, I urged him to request that his Government find a new home for Assad outside Syria to enable the political process to move forward and create peace in that country, but he declined. Does my right hon. Friend agree that it is time for Russia to change its mind on that matter?
  • Article 50 29 Mar 2017

    I welcome the approach that my right hon. Friend is taking to secure a positive outcome in the negotiations ahead. Does she agree that Brexit is now a spur to action to tackle the long-standing economic challenges of productivity, skills and export performance? Will the Government’s modern industrial strategy help in achieving those important objectives?

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Conservative MP for Macclesfield

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

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Topics of interest

David Rutley campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Treasury
  • Justice
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Northern Ireland
  • Metal Theft
  • Local Government: Scotland
  • Business: Investment
  • Squatting
  • Prison Service

Currently held offices

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (since 15 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Nov 2010)

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 51 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all David Rutley’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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") 205 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
Address of donor: 63D Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1PH

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, hotel accommodation, food and transport with a value of £993

Destination of visit: Berlin

Dates of visit: 20-21 September 2016

Purpose of visit: Visit to Bundestag and dialogue with CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group.

(Registered 18 October 2016)

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