A selection of Chris White's votes
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Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
18 votes for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2015
Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
47 votes for, 0 votes against, 7 absences, between 2012–2016
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011
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I am delighted to follow the hon. Member for Huddersfield (Mr Sheerman). We work together in many areas, including as co-chairs of the all-party group on manufacturing. He displayed his typical passion in his speech this afternoon. My view is that we must be forward looking in our approach and embrace an increasingly dynamic economy. If we tie that in with our industrial strategy, we have...
Car sales are projected to rise from somewhere in the region of 74 million today to 100 million in 2030, helped not least by the launch of the fourth-generation Range Rover, the Velar, which my right hon. Friend the Minister of State, Department for Transport, saw with me last week. The hon. Member for Coventry South (Mr Cunningham) made a good point about the infrastructure being in the...
I am delighted to follow the hon. Member for Hartlepool (Mr Wright). I want to put it on record that he is an excellent Chair of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee, although he seems to be a bit more of a “glass half empty” man, particularly in this debate. He supports many of the measures in the productivity plan and the industrial strategy, and members of...
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Former Conservative MP for Warwick and Leamington
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Chris White campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Innovation and Skills
- Cabinet Office
- Culture Media and Sport
- Communities and Local Government
- Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012
- Third Sector
- Social Enterprises
- Video Games
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (17 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Chair, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee (1 Dec 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 17 Oct 2016)
- Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, International Development Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
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- Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Chris White’s speeches
- Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 91.22% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 3 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.
- 106 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 106 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 May 2017.
Name of donor: Voluntary Services UK (VSO
Address of donor: 100 London Road, Kingston-upon-Thames, KT2 6QJ
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a value of £1,100
Destination of visit: India
Dates of visit: 12-19 February 2017
Purpose of visit: Travelled as a VSO Political Volunteer to observe and provide knowledge to VSO India Student Volunteering partner project.
(Registered 17 March 2017
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