Stephen Barclay

Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

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North East Cambridgeshire Conservative

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.

However, Stephen Barclay sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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

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Last updated: 16 Jan 2018

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Leaving the EU: NHS 22 Mar 2018

    It is always a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Davies. May I begin my joining colleagues in remembering PC Keith Palmer and all those injured in the attack this time last year? I congratulate the right hon. Member for Exeter (Mr Bradshaw) on securing the debate. He is a former Minister of State for Health. It is always interesting to hear from him both in his capacity on the...
  • Backbench Business: Leaving the EU: NHS 22 Mar 2018

    There has been a slight reduction in nurses; the situation is more textured for clinicians as a whole. The hon. Gentleman did not touch on the fact that there are almost twice as many doctors from the rest of the world than from the EU. The NHS recruits internationally, and that will still be the case after Brexit. The Prime Minister has signalled repeatedly that the UK will be open to the...
  • Backbench Business: Leaving the EU: NHS 22 Mar 2018

    Of course we are making representations to the Home Office, but the Prime Minister has signalled our commitment to attracting the brightest and best, and that will continue. What has been negotiated so far probably gives the hon. Gentleman the best signal. What the Prime Minister announced in December and what my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union...

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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

  • Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care) (since 9 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — below 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 during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 96.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 143 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Mar 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr John P Foster
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 July 2017)

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