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Bob Stewart’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Bob Stewart sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Bob Stewart voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Bob Stewart’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Bob Stewart’s full vote analysis page for more.

Bob Stewart has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Loan Charge 2019: Sir Amyas Morse Review 19 Mar 2020

    It might be dangerous to intervene here, but I am quite sure that a lot of these financial analysts and chartered accounts honestly thought they were doing the right thing and everything was legal. They acted in good faith. I do not suppose that all of them were slightly dodgy.
  • Loan Charge 2019: Sir Amyas Morse Review 19 Mar 2020

    In 2018, when a group of constituents first came to my surgery to complain about their treatment by HMRC, I was not particularly sympathetic—they were talking about loan schemes, of course. After all, why should a group of people use schemes to pay less tax than the rest of us? If they do not pay their fair share, others have to make it up, or so I thought. I was actually too harsh, not...
  • Loan Charge 2019: Sir Amyas Morse Review 19 Mar 2020

    When the right hon. Gentleman took evidence from people who are subject to the loan charge, did he receive any evidence to the effect that their chartered accountants or financial analysts since 2010 had told them—the people they were being paid by—that they were in real danger and had better change the way in which they paid their taxes?

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Conservative MP for Beckenham

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

Social Media

Expenses

Topics of interest

Bob Stewart campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Education
  • Home Department
  • Iran: Tanks
  • Syria
  • Germany
  • Academies
  • Exports

Currently held offices

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 11 May 2020)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (16 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (21 Nov 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (8 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Defence Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 3 Nov 2014)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 3 Nov 2014)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 3 Nov 2014)
  • Member, Defence Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 52 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Bob Stewart’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.91% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 14–15 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 147 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Bob Stewart’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 386 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 May 2020.

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Claire Podbielski-Stewart, as part-time Senior Parliamentary Assistant. (Registered 15 May 2015)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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