Oliver Colvile

MP, Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport

Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport Conservative

Oliver Colvile campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Oliver Colvile’s voting in Parliament

Oliver Colvile is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Oliver Colvile’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

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Oliver Colvile has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 8 Dec 2016

    As my right hon. Friend knows, the biggest social issue facing our country is that of dementia. Only too often, dementia carers do not have access to blue badges in order to help their charges. May we have a debate on this to ensure that carers can park much more easily?
  • Women and Equalities: FTSE Companies 8 Dec 2016

    What steps the Government are taking to increase the number of women on boards and at senior executive levels of FTSE companies.
  • Women and Equalities: FTSE Companies 8 Dec 2016

    I welcome the work that Plymouth University in my constituency has done to ensure that there are more women on its governing body. As well as the work the Government are doing with FTSE companies, what steps are the Department taking to ensure that more women are on the governing bodies of universities across the country?

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Conservative MP for Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Defence
  • Department of Health
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Dementia
  • Devonport Dockyard
  • Water Power
  • Green Deal Scheme
  • Cataracts

Currently held offices

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 28 Oct 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 24 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 21 Nov 2016)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (30 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (10 Dec 2013 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Polity Communications Ltd; advises organisations on community consultation relating to regeneration projects within the UK.
8. Miscellaneous
Trustee (unremunerated) of the Verification Research, Training and Information Centre (VERTIC). (Registered 21 May 2014)

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