Julian Knight

MP, Solihull

Solihull Conservative

Julian Knight’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Julian Knight sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Julian Knight consistently voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Julian Knight has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Bills Presented: Tuition Fees 19 Jul 2017

    At the general election, the Labour party managed to rally an extraordinary number of young people to its cause—in one constituency, it even had young people standing on roundabouts with “Vote Labour” signs. I am sure many Labour Members will concede that they have those votes to thank for their place in this House today. It is not difficult to see why students were tempted:...
  • Bills Presented: Tuition Fees 19 Jul 2017

    I am not going to give way at the moment. Loans are available in this progressive system to everybody. They are paid back only when the student is earning enough to afford it, and the amount to be repaid scales up with income. Effectively, student loans are a type of graduate tax, rather than a tax on everyone, including everyone who does not go to university. No bailiffs are sent out to...
  • Bills Presented: Tuition Fees 19 Jul 2017

    I am not going to give way, I am afraid.

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Conservative MP for Solihull

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Julian Knight campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Office
  • Individual Savings Accounts
  • Housing: Construction
  • Breast Cancer
  • Children: Day Care
  • Loans: Defaulters

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (12 Dec 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 18 Apr 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Julian Knight’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 43 written questions in the last year — above 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 77.78% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below 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 17–18 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") 78 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Royalties from Wileys, The Atrium, Southern Gate, Chichester PO19 5QD, for book written before I was elected:
23 September 2016, received £770.46. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 18 October 2016)
20 March 2017, received £1,106.43. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 05 April 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From 1 December 2015, house in Haywards Heath, owned jointly with my wife: (i). (Registered 08 December 2015)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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