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 for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Andrea Leadsom generally voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Andrea Leadsom’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Andrea Leadsom’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: National Flood Resilience Review 8 Sep 2016

    My Rt Hon Friend, the Minister for the Cabinet Office (Ben Gummer) and I would like to update the house on our progress with the National Flood Resilience Review Last year the UK was hit by a number of extreme flood events, including in Cumbria, Yorkshire and Lancashire. Record rainfall and river levels have led to widespread floods severely affecting cities, communities and businesses. ...
  • Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Electricity Generation: Scotland 14 Jul 2016

    The Government will publish plans for the next Contract for Difference Allocation Round for less established technologies – planned for the end of 2016 – as soon as possible. Following this we will work to deliver the round, including submission of any necessary notification to the European Commission.
  • Energy and Climate Change: Geothermal Energy 14 Jul 2016

    If you will allow me, Mr Speaker, may I take this opportunity to congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for Hastings and Rye (Amber Rudd), the new Home Secretary, on her appointment, and also of course our new Prime Minister, the former Home Secretary? I wish them both great success. I also welcome the hon. Member for Brent North (Barry Gardiner) to his place; I think this is the...

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Conservative MP for South Northamptonshire

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


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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More about this

  • Has spoken in 26 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 83.04% 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") 405 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.


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