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 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.

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Hanoi Conference on illegal wildlife trade 1 Dec 2016

    The Hanoi Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade took place on 17-18 November 2016, bringing together leaders from across the world to secure international political commitment to action on tackling the illegal wildlife trade (IWT). The Hanoi Conference was the third global conference on IWT to follow the London Conference in 2014 and Kasane Conference in 2015. I was delighted to attend the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Flood Defences 24 Nov 2016

    Mr Speaker, with your permission, may I take this opportunity to thank the emergency services, the Environment Agency and all who helped with the recent flooding? Our thoughts are with those who have been affected. Our 2.5 billion six-year capital floods programme to improve flood defences will provide better protection for at least 300,000 homes in the six-year period from 2015 to 2021.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Flood Defences 24 Nov 2016

    As an ex-Tonbridge Grammar School girl, I know the area well. The Environment Agency is progressing business cases to increase the capacity of the live flood storage area on the River Medway, alongside new schemes at Hildenborough and East Peckham. The agency has estimated that these schemes qualify for a 15.5 million Government grant in aid. If approved, this will better protect more...

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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 24 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 80.00% 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") 413 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.


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