Mark Reckless

Former MP, Rochester and Strood

Rochester and Strood UKIP

A selection of Mark Reckless's votes

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  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show 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 a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes

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Former UKIP MP for Rochester and Strood

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

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election

Party was Conservative until 30 Sep 2014

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Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Transport
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Education
  • Thames Estuary Airport
  • Aviation: Olympic Games 2012
  • Teachers: Training
  • Loans: Republic of Ireland
  • Power Stations

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Sep 2014)

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  • Has spoken in 46 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Mark Reckless’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — below 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 45.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
  • 65 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 171 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments for articles written for Associated Newspapers Ltd, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:
3 February 2014, received £1,000 for an article in the Daily Mail. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 2 May 2014)
17 April 2014, received payment of £150 from The Guardian Media Group, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU, for an article in the Observer. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 7 May 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Cllr Peter Rodberg
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(b) Date of receipt: 6 February 2015
(b) Date of acceptance: 24 February 2015
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 10 March 2015)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: RMPI LLP
Address of donor: Moss House, 15-16 Brooks Mews, London W1K 4DS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £13,000
Date of receipt of donation: 24 November 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 25 November 2014
Donor status: limited liability partnership
(Registered 23 December 2014)

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