Alex Chalk’s voting in Parliament
Alex Chalk is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
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Generally voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
23 votes for, 3 votes against, 8 absences, between 2015–2022.
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2022.
Generally voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2016–2021.
Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 4 votes against, between 2015–2022.
Generally voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
1 vote for, 8 votes against, 5 absences, between 2016–2022.
Voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016.
Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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I beg to move, that the Bill be now read a Second time. It is a privilege to move Second Reading of the Government’s recently introduced Sentencing Bill. The first responsibility of any Government is to protect the public. Levels of crime have come down by more than 50% since 2010. Violent crime is also down by over 50% in the last 13 years, and when it comes to reoffending, the rate is...
Let me take this opportunity to pay tribute to my hon. Friend. He has raised this issue on behalf of his constituents with such assiduity and so conscientiously, with me personally and, indeed, in the House. He is absolutely right to do so: that crime was truly abominable and utterly atrocious. At its very heart, this part of the Bill caters for precisely those sorts of offences, where there...
I pay tribute to my hon. Friend for raising that appalling case. It is important to note that in respect of this Bill and the provision to require offenders to serve the entirety of their sentence, clause 2 relates to section 8 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003, on causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity, so that is covered. On my hon. Friend’s separate point about...
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Conservative MP for Cheltenham
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Alex Chalk campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Transport
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Ministry of Housing
- Communities and Local Government
- Home Office
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Roads: Repairs and Maintenance
- Prisoner Escorts: Contracts
- Children: Maintenance
- Extended Schools
Currently held offices
- The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice (since 21 Apr 2023)
Other offices held in the past
- The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (26 Oct 2022 to 21 Apr 2023)
- The Solicitor-General (16 Sep 2021 to 5 Jul 2022)
- Assistant Whip (13 Feb 2020 to 16 Sep 2021)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (13 Feb 2020 to 16 Sep 2021)
- Member, Justice Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 21 Jan 2019)
- Member, Justice Committee ( 6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 27 Nov 2023.
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
A third share of a cottage in Gloucestershire: (i) and (ii). (Registered 21 May 2015)
A third share of a flat in France: (i) and (ii). (Registered 21 May 2015)
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