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Mark Spencer’s voting in Parliament
Mark Spencer is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Mark Spencer’s votes.
Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
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Mark Spencer has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
I congratulate the Minister on all that she has done to encourage competition, which helps consumers to get a price that is better for them. That is in stark contrast to Opposition Members who often scaremonger about capacity markets driving prices up and scare my constituents into worrying about whether they can pay their bills.
Will the Secretary of State update the House on what she is doing to bring economic empowerment to women, especially in the world’s poorest countries?
Will the Department update the House on the progress being made in increasing the number of cadet units in state schools so that more young people can benefit from the skills and experiences of those cadet units?
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Conservative MP for Sherwood
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Communities and Local Government
- Home Department
- Energy and Climate Change
- Ministerial Visits: Nottinghamshire
- Green Deal
- Tobacco: Smuggling
- Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation
Currently held offices
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (since 17 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Backbench Business Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 10 Dec 2013)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Mark Spencer’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 92.74% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 147 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Dec 2016.
1. Employment and earnings
Partner in CH
Spencer and Son (farmers). Address: Spring Lane Farm, Mapperley Plains, Notts. I receive benefit in kind from the farm of £5-10,000 per annum in the form of payment of telephone, heating and council tax of my family home.
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
Name of donor: Douglas Gascoigne
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
Date received: 25 March 2016
Date accepted: 25 March 2016
Donor status: individual
(Registered 01 April 2016
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: British Association for Shooting and Conservation
Address of donor: Marford Mill, Rossett, Wrexham LL12 0HL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one day’s shooting and one night’s accommodation at Hoar Cross Hall Hotel Staffordshire; total value £772
Date received: 17 December 2015
Date accepted: 17 December 2015
Donor status: Registered Industrial and Provident Society No 28488R
(Registered 13 January 2016
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
A farm (see category 1) in Sherwood: (i) and (ii).
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Spring Lane Farm Ltd (formerly Floralands Ltd); a farm shop of which I am an unremunerated director. (Updated 26 May 2016
Partner in CH Spencer and Son (farmers). (Registered 07 June 2016
As part of its holdings, Spring Lane Farm Ltd owns a garden centre in Sherwood. (Updated 26 May 2016 and 07 June 2016)
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