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Gordon Henderson is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Gordon Henderson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
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To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has plans to a new Fuel Poverty Strategy for England.
Following on from that answer, does my right hon. Friend accept that there are grave concerns among prison staff about the inadequacies of the current whistle- blowing system? Will he undertake an urgent review to satisfy himself that it is fit for purpose? If it is not, will he set up a new whistleblower hotline which staff can use with the confidence that it is truly confidential?
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to ensure the Warm Home Discount is maintained after the end of March 2021.
Conservative MP for Sittingbourne and Sheppey
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Gordon Henderson campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC
Last updated: 20 Jul 2020.
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