Mel Stride

Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Paymaster General

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Central Devon Conservative

Mel Stride’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Mel Stride sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Mel Stride consistently voted for allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Mel Stride consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Mel Stride generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

Mel Stride has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: National Insurance: Self-employed 25 Jul 2017

    Self-employed people currently pay two types of National Insurance contributions (NICs): Class 2 and Class 4. The government has no current plans to change NICs beyond those already announced.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Companies: Ownership 24 Jul 2017

    The Chancellor has meetings with a wide variety of organisations and individuals in the public and private sectors as part of the process of policy development and delivery. Details of ministerial and permanent secretary meetings with external organisations on departmental business are published on a quarterly basis and are available at:...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Evasion 24 Jul 2017

    For the latest five years for which the requested information is held, it is available in the Measuring Tax Gaps publication at: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/measuring-tax-gaps Please refer to table 1.5 on page 19

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Profile

Conservative MP for Central Devon

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

Mel Stride campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Northern Ireland
  • Treasury
  • Education
  • Road Fuel Testing Unit
  • Excise Duties: Wines
  • Hill Farming
  • Parish Councils: Bank Services
  • Tourism

Currently held offices

  • Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Paymaster General (since 12 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Comptroller (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Commons) (18 Jul 2016 to 12 Jun 2017)
  • Government Whip (13 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (15 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 28 Nov 2011)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Mel Stride’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 low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 161 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mel Stride’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 85 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 31 Jul 2017.

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Venture Marketing Group Ltd (publisher, organiser of exhibitions and conferences).

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