Stephen Barclay

The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

Conservative MP for North East Cambridgeshire

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Stephen Barclay’s voting in Parliament

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

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

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Last updated: 11 Feb 2019

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House (Today): UK’s Withdrawal from the EU 14 Feb 2019

    indicated dissent.
  • Business of the House (Today): UK’s Withdrawal from the EU 14 Feb 2019

    I beg to move, That this House welcomes the Prime Minister’s statement of 12 February 2019; reiterates its support for the approach to leaving the EU expressed by this House on 29 January 2019 and notes that discussions between the UK and the EU on the Northern Ireland backstop are ongoing. On 29 January, a majority of right hon. and hon. Members told this House and our country that they...
  • Business of the House (Today): UK’s Withdrawal from the EU 14 Feb 2019

    I am very happy to give my right hon. Friend and predecessor in this role that assurance. The Cabinet’s position on no deal has been agreed; it was agreed in response to the Cabinet paper that I presented on 18 December. My right hon. Friend the Prime Minister has repeated her commitment to the timescale on numerous occasions, including again in her statement this week.

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Conservative MP for North East Cambridgeshire

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

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Topics of interest

Stephen Barclay campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Defence
  • Home Office
  • Treasury
  • Departmental Procurement
  • Radicalism
  • Senior Civil Servants
  • Departmental Dismissal
  • Departmental Expenditure

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (since 16 Nov 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care) (9 Jan 2018 to 16 Nov 2018)
  • The Economic Secretary to the Treasury (14 Jun 2017 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Government Whip (17 Jul 2016 to 14 Jun 2017)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (13 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 23 Jun 2014)

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Stephen Barclay’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 very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 88.10% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 251 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Feb 2019.

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