A selection of Mike Weatherley's votes
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Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 abstention, 1 absence, between 2011–2014
Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
5 votes for, 1 vote against, between 2010–2013
Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2013
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 6 absences, between 2012–2014
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, in 2010
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The two questions I am asked most frequently about being an MP are: “Is it what you expected?” and “Do you feel you have made a difference?” That usually draws me into thinking about the big-ticket items I have been involved in. The first, of course, is just being here and sitting on the Government Benches, from which our country is being turned around—supporting...
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what contribution his Department plans to make to the EU consultation on the Digital Single Market.
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent representations his Department has received from rights holders on safe harbour provisions.
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Former Conservative MP for Hove
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Energy and Climate Change
- Culture Media and Sport
- Designs and Patents Act 1988
- Intellectual Property
- Telephone Services
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Justice Committee (11 Feb 2013 to 4 Nov 2013)
- Member, Administration Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 3 Dec 2012)
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- Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Mike Weatherley’s speeches
- Has received answers to 63 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 77.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — well below 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.
- 74 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 58 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Motion Picture Licensing Co Ltd
Address of donor: 4 Saffrons Rd, Eastbourne BN
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel and accommodation at £3,674
Destination of visit: USA
Purpose of visit: to meet with the US Patent and Copyright departments, the MPAA
and other film studios.
Address of donor: 802 Wilson House, 19-27 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): hotel £1,025, flights £3,058; total £4,083
Destination of visit: Hong Kong
Purpose of visit: speaking at CASBAA conference. No personal payment received.
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