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Steve Barclay’s voting in Parliament
Steve Barclay is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a random selection of Steve Barclay’s votes.
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011.
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2015–2016.
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
19 votes for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2019.
Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 15 votes against, between 2011–2016.
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2010–2020.
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2017.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2020.
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Steve Barclay has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Our new national Government cyber security strategy sets out our approach to making the UK more resilient to cyber attacks and countering cyber threats. We have undertaken significant outreach within the Government and critical national infrastructure, including with the UK devolved Administrations, to provide mitigating advice to bolster UK preparedness.
We have set out a range of measures as part of our whole of Government, whole of society approach. That was the essence of the cyber strategy that we launched before Christmas. It includes working with local authorities, which have been particular victims, and takes on board the lessons from, for example, the attack on the Irish health system. It includes looking at regulation and helping...
My hon. Friend raises an important point. Before the Russian invasion, the rationale for the national cyber strategy that we launched in December was to make the UK more resilient. As we have just discussed, that requires a whole of society approach, but it also requires specific action within Government, which is why I launched the further Government cyber strategy, working closely with the...
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Conservative MP for North East Cambridgeshire
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Steve Barclay campaigned to leave the European Union
- Home Department
- Home Office
- Departmental Procurement
- Senior Civil Servants
- Departmental Expenditure
- Departmental Dismissal
Currently held offices
- Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (since 8 Feb 2022)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (1 Oct 2021 to 7 Dec 2021)
- Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (16 Sep 2021 to 8 Feb 2022)
- The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (13 Feb 2020 to 16 Sep 2021)
- The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (16 Nov 2018 to 31 Jan 2020)
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 16 May 2022.
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
Name of donor: Ari Laakkonen
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Polling data with a value of £12,000, also made available to five other MPs
Date received: 13 July 2021
Date accepted: 14 July 2021
Donor status: individual
(Registered 29 July 2021)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Lawn Tennis Association
Address of donor: The National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane, Roehampton SW15 5JQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets, including hospitality, for Wimbledon Women's Singles Final 2021, total value £1,545.60
Date received: 10 July 2021
Date accepted: 10 July 2021
Donor status: company, registration 07459469
(Registered 23 July 2021)
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