Alok Sharma

MP, Reading West

Reading West Conservative

Alok Sharma campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Alok Sharma’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Alok Sharma sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Alok Sharma consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Alok Sharma has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Religious Freedom 22 Jul 2016

    The UK is a staunch defender of the right to freedom of religion or belief internationally. We believe that societies where freedom of religion or belief is protected are fairer, more tolerant and better able to resist extremist ideologies. With this in mind, we actively lobby governments for changes to laws and practices that discriminate against individuals on the basis of their religion or...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Burma: Rohingya 22 Jul 2016

    This is an issue of serious concern in light of the extensive inter-communal violence of 2012 and the large-scale Buddhist nationalist protests seen across Rakhine at the start of July this year. The British Government has repeatedly raised our concerns with the Burmese Government at the highest levels, and will continue to do so. The former Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Burma: Nationality 22 Jul 2016

    The British Government’s concerns that Burma’s 1982 citizenship law does not meet international standards is well known. It is clear that a thorough process of legislative and judicial reform is required in Burma. The new Government have formed a parliamentary committee to consider laws that require reform or repeal. That body has produced an initial list of 142 pieces of...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Reading West

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

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Departmental Communication
  • Industrial Health and Safety
  • Departmental Public Consultation
  • Berkshire
  • BRIC Countries

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Sep 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (12 Jul 2010 to 14 Feb 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Alok Sharma’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 86.29% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 102 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Alok Sharma’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 64 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), London Office
Address of donor: 63D Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1PH

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights to and from Italy, accommodation, food and other travel with a total value of approximately £707

Destination of visit: Cadenabbia, Italy

Date of visit: 25-27 September 2015

Purpose of visit: invited by KAS London to participate in and speak at its annual European Expert Conference on the topics of Europe, finance and business competitiveness.

(Registered 22 October 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
From 18 April 2016, unpaid director of UK Indians for remaining in Europe Limited, a company established in order to campaign in the EU Referendum campaign. (Registered 24 May 2016)

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