David Rutley

MP, Macclesfield

Macclesfield Conservative

David Rutley campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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 generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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David Rutley has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Leaving the Eu: the Rural Economy 17 Jan 2017

    There is an active and interesting debate going on about farming and agriculture in our rural communities. I was reminded of just how active on Friday, when I had the privilege of visiting the Plant House farm in Prestbury to find out more about dairy industry issues. We had a wide-ranging debate that completely captivated us for an hour and a half. I barely had time to see the new milking...
  • Leaving the Eu: the Rural Economy 17 Jan 2017

    My right hon. Friend is making an important point. Does she believe, as I do, that the huge opportunities for rural diversification will strengthen our rural economies and rural communities? Not the least of those opportunities are the outdoor recreation and other activities, which can create meaningful experiences for people, that will help the rural economy, as well as physical health and...
  • New Partnership with the EU 17 Jan 2017

    I welcome the Prime Minister’s speech and her plans. Does my right hon. Friend agree that his negotiations will be greatly enhanced by his commitment to working with British business, and that the Government’s commitment to shaping a modern industrial strategy with British business will provide a clear vision for our post-Brexit economic future?

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Profile

Conservative MP for Macclesfield

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

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

Other offices held in the past

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

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 72 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all David Rutley’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions 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 92.39% 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.
  • 146 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Rutley’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 199 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 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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