Margot James campaigned to remain in the European Union
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Margot James’s voting in Parliament
Margot James is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Margot James’s votes.
Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
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Margot James has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State wrote to the right hon. Member for Delyn on 28 November.
The stocking of Fairtrade products and the adoption of Fairtrade principles by retailers are commercial matters for the companies concerned. The Government is committed to supporting Fairtrade around the world. Over the last six years, the Department for International Development (DFID) has provided £18m to Fairtrade International to support their work and strengthen the global Fairtrade...
The Official Receiver sent a report regarding the winding up of Kids Company to creditors including Cabinet Office and HMRC on 1 October 2015. The Official Receiver’s enquiries into the affairs of Kids Company are continuing, and it would not be appropriate for us to comment on an ongoing investigation.
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Conservative MP for Stourbridge
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Work and Pensions
- Innovation and Skills
- Human Trafficking
- NHS: Drugs
- Industrial Health and Safety
- Higher Education: Admissions
Currently held offices
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (since 17 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (13 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
- Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 8 Nov 2012)
- Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 5 Nov 2012)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Margot James’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 high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 88.65% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 162 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over Â£100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over Â£10,000 a year
Cottage in Worcestershire: (i) and (ii).
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Violet Productions; film production
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than Â£70,000
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