Andrea Leadsom

The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

South Northamptonshire Conservative

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 investigations 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: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Air Quality National Framework 20 Apr 2017

    The UK has made significant progress in improving air quality in the past decade, with lower emissions of all five major air pollutants. However, the UK is among 17 European countries, including France and Germany, that are not yet meeting EU emissions targets for nitrogen dioxide in parts of our towns and cities. To help to address this, the Government last year consulted on a clean air zone...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Air Quality National Framework 20 Apr 2017

    It is a great shame that the hon. Lady criticises this Government, who since 2011 have committed more than £2 billion to increase the uptake of ultra-low emission vehicles and support greener transport schemes and have set out how we will improve air quality through a new programme of clean zones. In addition, in the autumn statement we announced a further £290 million to support...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Air Quality National Framework 20 Apr 2017

    Let me be very clear: the Government are totally committed to cutting harmful emissions that worsen our air quality. We have made great progress already in the past decade, which is more than the Labour Government did. Emissions went up on their watch. We absolutely recognise that there is more to do and we will publish our proposals very soon.

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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

Andrea Leadsom campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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)

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — well 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 WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 81.37% 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") 426 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.

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