Andrea Leadsom

MP, South Northamptonshire

South Northamptonshire Conservative

Andrea Leadsom campaigned to leave the European Union

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Andrea Leadsom’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Andrea Leadsom sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Andrea Leadsom consistently voted against an investigation into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Andrea Leadsom generally voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Andrea Leadsom has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Hill Farmers 19 Jan 2017

    Happy birthday, Mr Speaker. Hill farmers play a critical role not just in producing high-quality food, but in delivering environmental benefits for all the public in our beautiful landscapes. Leaving the EU gives us a great opportunity to look again at their contribution to delivering our very clear twin ambitions to have both a world-leading food and farming industry and, at the same time,...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Hill Farmers 19 Jan 2017

    The hon. Lady will be aware that we have undertaken, from our very first days in the job, to commit to the levels of current support for all pillar one payments until 2020 to give that continuity to farmers and businesses. We have committed to our consultation on the future of the food and farming sector in our 25-year plan, and that will look closely at the level of support that is needed. I...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Hill Farmers 19 Jan 2017

    My hon. Friend is extremely knowledgeable in this area and his input will be extremely useful when it comes to our consultation. He is exactly right that this is a unique opportunity to create a policy that works for us, not for 28 EU member states. That is exactly what we will be consulting on and what we will be delivering.

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Conservative MP for South Northamptonshire

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

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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Education
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • High Speed Two Railway Line
  • Wind Power
  • Bank Services
  • Payment Systems Regulator

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (since 14 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (8 May 2015 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 May 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Economic Secretary to the Treasury (9 Apr 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 12 May 2014)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Andrea Leadsom’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 81.86% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 418 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Feb 2017.


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