Flick Drummond

Conservative MP for Meon Valley

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Referendum on the UK's Membership of the EU

There have been a number of votes in Parliament on if there should be a national referendum on the United Kingdom's continued membership of the European Union.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU

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All votes about a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU:

  • On 29 Feb 2016: Flick Drummond voted to set the date of the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU as the 23rd of June 2016, and to set other dates relevant to the regulation of the referendum. Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2015: Flick Drummond voted for a referendum to be held on if the UK should remain a member of the EU. Show vote
  • On 9 Jun 2015: Flick Drummond voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU. Show vote
  • On 9 Jun 2015: Flick Drummond voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU. Show vote

Climate Change

There have been votes in Parliament on targets for reducing carbon dioxide emissions and on increasing the proportion of electricity generated via renewable means as well as on the establishment of a UK Green Investment Bank, to invest in projects which, for example, reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted against measures to prevent climate change

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All votes about measures to prevent climate change:

  • On 29 Sep 2020: Flick Drummond voted not to require a "climate and nature emergency impact statement" as part of any proposal for financial assistance under a United Kingdom Internal Market Act. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2020: Flick Drummond voted not to call on the Government to develop and implement a plan to eliminate the substantial majority of transport emissions by 2030. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2016: Flick Drummond voted to allow the Treasury to increase VAT on the installation of energy saving materials. Show vote
  • On 9 May 2016: Flick Drummond voted against reducing the permitted carbon dioxide emission rate of new homes and instead requiring a review of minimum energy performance requirements. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Flick Drummond voted not to reduce the permitted carbon dioxide emission rate of new homes. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2016: Flick Drummond voted against requiring a strategy for carbon capture and storage for the energy industry. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2016: Flick Drummond voted against setting a decarbonisation target for the UK within six months of June 2016 and to review it annually thereafter. Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted against charging the first year rate of vehicle tax, which varies substantially based on carbon dioxide emissions, for the subsequent two years as well; against a variable rate of vehicle tax based on carbon dixoide emissions for vehicles registered on or after 1 April 2017 and to charge additional tax on vehicles costing over £40,000. Show vote
  • On 8 Sep 2015: Flick Drummond voted to apply the Climate Change Levy tax to electricity generated from renewable sources. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Flick Drummond voted in favour of the Summer 2015 budget which, among other measures, increased the minimum wage, replaced student maintenance grants with loans and cut tax credits. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Flick Drummond voted to apply the tax on non-domestic electricity supplies known as the climate change levy to electricity generated from renewable sources. Show vote

University Tuition Fees

There have been votes in Parliament on tuition fees applicable to UK undergraduate students at universities in England. Subjects of specific votes have been on the subjects of introducing fees, increasing to fees, and capping fees.

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We don’t have enough information to calculate Flick Drummond’s position on this issue

However, Flick Drummond has taken part in the following votes on the topic:

  • On 25 May 2016: Flick Drummond voted not to take the opportunity to oppose good or outstanding schools being forced to become an academy and not to take the opportunity to oppose further increases in university tuition fees. Show vote

European Union Integration

There have been votes in Parliament on the degree of the UK's integration with the European Union. Specific matters voted on include the UK's opt out from the European Union Police and Criminal Justice Measures and the establishment of a European Union External Action Service.

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Flick Drummond generally voted against more EU integration

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about more EU integration:

  • On 15 Jul 2020: Flick Drummond voted no on Extension of the Transition Period Following the UK Leaving the EU Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2020: Flick Drummond voted to end the general right for nationals of European Union member states, European Economic Area states and Switzerland to enter and reside in the UK while retaining such rights for Irish citizens. Show vote
  • On 18 May 2020: Flick Drummond voted to end the general right for nationals of European Union member states, European Economic Area states and Switzerland to enter and reside in the UK while retaining such rights for Irish citizens. Show vote
  • On 20 Jan 2020: Flick Drummond voted in favour of the Government’s proposals for leaving the EU. Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2020: Flick Drummond voted against requiring the Government to seek to negotiate continuing full membership of the EU's Erasmus+ education and youth programme. Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2020: Flick Drummond voted against seeking close alignment with the EU single market underpinned by shared institutions and obligations; against participation in EU agencies and funding programmes; and against UK rights and protections for workers, consumers and the environment keeping pace with EU standards as a minimum. Show vote
  • On 19 Apr 2017: Flick Drummond voted to approve the Government's assessment of the UK's medium term economic and budgetary position for submission to the European Commission. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2017: Flick Drummond voted against guaranteeing EU derived rights, and the potential to acquire residency rights, for EU and EEA citizens legally resident in the UK. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted against requiring the Prime Minister to give a series of undertakings before giving notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted against requiring notice of the UK's withdrawal from the EU to preserve rights acquired in Northern Ireland as a result of European Union membership and against requiring the notification to preserve the right of the people of Northern Ireland determine for themselves if they prefer a union with Great Britain or a sovereign united Ireland. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted against seeking to protect the residence rights of citizens of the European Union and their family members who were lawfully resident in the United Kingdom on 23 June 2016. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted against the UK remaining a member of the European Atomic Agency Community (Euratom) when withdrawing from the European Union and against treating leaving Euratom separately from leaving the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted not to prevent the Prime Minister giving notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union if the European Council have not undertaken that if the United Kingdom Parliament doesn't agree the terms of the United Kingdom's leaving of the European Union the United Kingdom's will remain an EU member under the existing terms. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted not to make publication of an assessment of the financial liability of the UK towards the EU, and a statement on the economic impact of the UK leaving the single market, a prerequisite for the Prime Minister giving notification of the UK's intention to withdraw from the EU. Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted against only allowing the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union a month after the approach to, and objectives for, withdrawal negotiations have been agreed by representatives of the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland administrations. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Flick Drummond voted in favour of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union and in favour of starting the process by 31 March 2017. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Flick Drummond voted in favour of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union and in favour of starting the process by 31 March 2017. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2016: Flick Drummond was absent for a vote on UK Withdrawal from Membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2016: Flick Drummond was absent for a vote on EU Nationals Currently Living in the UK — Right to Remain Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2016: Flick Drummond voted to say the UK needs to stay in the EU. Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2016: Flick Drummond voted to approve the Government's assessment of the UK's medium term economic and budgetary position for submission to the European Commission. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2016: Flick Drummond voted to take account of carbon dioxide emissions traded via the European Union to Emissions Trading Scheme when calculating the state of the UK carbon account for periods from 2028. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2016: Flick Drummond voted against the UK opting into a proposed EU directive on combating terrorism; supporting work directly with other countries and recognising that national security is a matter for individual nations. Show vote
  • On 24 Feb 2016: Flick Drummond voted to require digital tachographs which use satellite positioning, and can be read remotely, to enforce rules on driving time and rest periods for certain lorries and buses. Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted to support the Government's decision not to opt into a European Union response to disproportionate migration into certain states involving measures to relocate individuals in need of international protection (asylum). Show vote

Removing Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords

There have been votes in Parliament on the removal of the hereditary peers from the House of Lords.

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Flick Drummond voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords

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All votes about removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords:

  • On 19 Oct 2016: Flick Drummond voted in favour of having fewer MPs but against reducing the number of members of the House of Lords. Show vote

Proportional Representation When Electing MPs

There have been votes in Parliament on if the system used to elect MPs to the House of Commons should change to a one where the proportion of seats won by a political party better reflects the proportion of the vote they win.

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Flick Drummond generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs

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All votes about a more proportional system for electing MPs:

  • On 20 Jan 2020: Flick Drummond voted against introducing a system of proportional representation for the election of members of the House of Commons. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Flick Drummond was absent for a vote on Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) Show vote
  • On 16 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted against proposals to make the number of MPs from each party in the House of Commons more closely reflect each party's share of the national vote and against a move to fewer constituencies. Show vote

Asylum

A vote for a stricter asylum system would be a vote to tighten the criteria for granting asylum, to set greater restrictions on activities asylum seekers are permitted to undertake, and to reduce the support provided to those seeking asylum.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted for a stricter asylum system

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All votes about a stricter asylum system:

  • On 30 Jun 2020: Flick Drummond voted to remove rights for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children, spouses, vulnerable adults and dependant adults to join a family member who is legally present in the United Kingdom. Show vote
  • On 22 Jan 2020: Flick Drummond voted against requiring ministers to seek to negotiate with the EU to allow unaccompanied children seeking asylum to join their relatives by moving from the UK to the EU or vice-versa, and instead voted to require the Government to set out its policy on this subject. Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2020: Flick Drummond voted to remove a requirement for ministers to seek to negotiate an agreement with the EU to enable unaccompanied child refugees to join their relatives. Show vote
  • On 25 Apr 2016: Flick Drummond voted against giving asylum seekers permission to work if a decision on their application takes over six months. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted in favour of making it a criminal offence for someone to work if their immigration status prohibits it. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted to make it an offence to rent a home to someone who is disqualified as a result of their immigration status from occupying premises under a residential tenancy agreement. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted to restrict the support available to failed asylum seekers and illegal migrants. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted to extend the power to deport an individual before considering an appeal on human rights grounds so it applies to all those appealing on human rights grounds against their removal. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted to create criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and for other measures in the Immigration Bill. Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted to create criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and for other measures in the Immigration Bill Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted to create criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and for other measures in the Immigration Bill. Show vote

VAT Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate at which Value Added Tax (VAT) is charged.

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We don’t have enough information to calculate Flick Drummond’s position on this issue

However, Flick Drummond has taken part in the following votes on the topic:

  • On 26 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Flick Drummond voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Flick Drummond voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Flick Drummond voted in favour of the Summer 2015 budget which, among other measures, increased the minimum wage, replaced student maintenance grants with loans and cut tax credits. Show vote

Equalise Number of Electors Per Parliamentary Constituency

There have been votes in Parliament on equalising the number of people who elect each MP. Specific votes have been held on if there ought be exceptions to rules aimed at equalising the size of constituencies for special cases such as Cornwall and the Isle of Wight.

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Flick Drummond voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency

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All votes about an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency:

  • On 14 Jul 2020: Flick Drummond voted against allowing extra variation in the size of the electorate in a constituency where there are considerations such as the size, shape and accessibility or other electoral boundaries. Show vote
  • On 18 Nov 2016: Flick Drummond was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Number of MPs in the House of Commons

There have been votes in Parliament on reducing the number of MPs in the House of Commons and reviewing the boundaries of parliamentary constituencies.

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Flick Drummond voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons

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All votes about fewer MPs in the House of Commons:

  • On 2 Jun 2020: Flick Drummond voted to have 650 MPs in the House of Commons and to remove Parliament's role in approving changes to Parliamentary constituencies. Show vote
  • On 18 Nov 2016: Flick Drummond was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 19 Oct 2016: Flick Drummond voted in favour of having fewer MPs but against reducing the number of members of the House of Lords. Show vote

Spending on Welfare Benefits

There have been votes in Parliament on the level of spending on welfare benefits. Specific matters voted on include a cap on the overall amount the state spends on welfare each year, the rate of increase of various benefits, and the operation of specific benefits.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits

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All votes about a reduction in spending on welfare benefits:

  • On 16 Nov 2016: Flick Drummond voted in favour of reductions to the work allowance element of universal credit and reductions to employment and support allowance and against analysing how changes impact those in different incomes. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Flick Drummond voted for cuts in housing benefit for recipients in supported housing. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Flick Drummond voted for reducing public borrowing and for capping welfare spending. Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2016: Flick Drummond voted for reductions in benefits for disabled and ill claimants required to participate in activities intended to increase their chances of obtaining work. Show vote
  • On 26 May 2016: Flick Drummond voted in favour of repealing the Human Rights Act 1998; against plans to save the steel industry including fast-tracking infrastructure projects requiring large amounts of steel; and against a principle of the Government not borrowing to fund day-to-day spending. Show vote
  • On 2 Mar 2016: Flick Drummond voted against making the removal of the work-related activity component from employment and support allowance conditional on an impact assessment and against requiring Parliament to approve details of implementing the change. Show vote
  • On 2 Mar 2016: Flick Drummond voted against making the removal of the limited capability for work element of universal credit conditional on an impact assessment and against requiring Parliament to approve details of implementing the change. Show vote
  • On 23 Feb 2016: Flick Drummond voted to remove the "work-related activity component" from the Employment and Support Allowance. Show vote
  • On 23 Feb 2016: Flick Drummond voted to remove the "limited capability for work" element of Universal Credit. Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2016: Flick Drummond voted n favour of planned housing benefit cuts applying to those in supported housing. Show vote
  • On 6 Jan 2016: Flick Drummond voted in favour of cutting universal credit benefits for many people in paid work Show vote
  • On 18 Nov 2015: Flick Drummond voted for proposed cuts to tax credits and against investment aimed at growing a productive economy focused on science, technology and green jobs. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted in favour of reducing the amount people are paid in tax credits. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted against a transitional scheme to protect those currently receiving tax credits as reductions in the amounts paid are brought in. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted to remove the "work-related activity component" from the Employment and Support Allowance. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted to remove the "limited capability for work" element of Universal Credit. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted to reduce the household benefit cap, to freeze the rate of many working-age benefits, to reduce social rents in England and for other changes to the benefits system. Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted in favour of an impending reduction in the amount people are paid in tax credits. Show vote
  • On 14 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted for reducing public borrowing and in favour of capping welfare spending. Show vote
  • On 15 Sep 2015: Flick Drummond voted to reduce the amounts people are paid in tax credits. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2015: Flick Drummond voted to reduce the household benefit cap, to freeze the rate of many working-age benefits, to reduce social rents in England and for other changes to the benefits system. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2015: Flick Drummond voted to reduce the household benefit cap, to freeze the rate of many working-age benefits, to reduce social rents in England and for other changes to the benefits system. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2015: Flick Drummond voted in favour of proposed spending cuts and changes to the welfare system and in favour of spending on new nuclear weapons. Show vote

Central Government Funding for Local Councils

There have been votes in Parliament on the level of funding for local councils.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government

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All votes about reducing central government funding of local government:

  • On 22 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted to set the main central government grant to local government for 2017-18 at a level 44% lower than it was set for 2016-17. Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2016: Flick Drummond voted to set the main central government grant to local government for 2016-17 at a level 24.6% lower than it was set for 2015-16. Show vote

Benefits for Those Unemployed Due to Illness or Disability

The amount of welfare benefits paid to those unemployed due to disability or illness has been the subject of a number of votes in Parliament.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability

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All votes about paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability:

  • On 20 Jul 2016: Flick Drummond voted for cuts in housing benefit for recipients in supported housing. Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2016: Flick Drummond voted for reductions in benefits for disabled and ill claimants required to participate in activities intended to increase their chances of obtaining work. Show vote
  • On 2 Mar 2016: Flick Drummond voted against making the removal of the work-related activity component from employment and support allowance conditional on an impact assessment and against requiring Parliament to approve details of implementing the change. Show vote
  • On 2 Mar 2016: Flick Drummond voted against making the removal of the limited capability for work element of universal credit conditional on an impact assessment and against requiring Parliament to approve details of implementing the change. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted to remove the "work-related activity component" from the Employment and Support Allowance. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted to remove the "limited capability for work" element of Universal Credit. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted to reduce the household benefit cap, to freeze the rate of many working-age benefits, to reduce social rents in England and for other changes to the benefits system. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2015: Flick Drummond voted to reduce the household benefit cap, to freeze the rate of many working-age benefits, to reduce social rents in England and for other changes to the benefits system. Show vote

Third Party Campaigning in Elections

There have been votes in Parliament on the regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections.

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We don’t have enough information to calculate Flick Drummond’s position on this issue

However, Flick Drummond has taken part in the following votes on the topic:

  • On 26 Jan 2016: Flick Drummond voted against making clear charities can undertake political campaigning. Show vote

Corporation Tax Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate of tax charged on a company's profits.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted for reducing the rate of corporation tax

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All votes about reducing the rate of corporation tax:

  • On 6 Sep 2016: Flick Drummond voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, change the way dividends are taxed, cut capital gains tax and reduce the amount which can be taken out of a pension tax-free from £1.25m to £1m. Show vote
  • On 5 Sep 2016: Flick Drummond voted to reduce the main rate of corporation tax to be charged in 2020. Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2016: Flick Drummond voted to reduce the main rate of corporation tax for the financial year 2020 from 18% to 17%. Show vote
  • On 11 Apr 2016: Flick Drummond voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, change the way dividends are taxed, cut capital gains tax and reduce the amount which can be taken out of a pension tax-free from £1.25m to £1m. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Flick Drummond voted to approve the March 2016 budget which contained plans to spend £56bn more than was expected to be taken in, introduced a policy of requiring all schools to become academies and introduced a new soft drinks levy. Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Flick Drummond voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Flick Drummond voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Flick Drummond voted in favour of the Summer 2015 budget which, among other measures, increased the minimum wage, replaced student maintenance grants with loans and cut tax credits. Show vote

Income Tax Personal Allowance

There have been votes in Parliament on the earnings threshold at which an individual starts to become subject to income tax.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted for raising the threshold at which people start to pay income tax

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All votes about raising the threshold at which people start to pay income tax:

  • On 6 Sep 2016: Flick Drummond voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, change the way dividends are taxed, cut capital gains tax and reduce the amount which can be taken out of a pension tax-free from £1.25m to £1m. Show vote
  • On 11 Apr 2016: Flick Drummond voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, change the way dividends are taxed, cut capital gains tax and reduce the amount which can be taken out of a pension tax-free from £1.25m to £1m. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Flick Drummond voted to approve the March 2016 budget which contained plans to spend £56bn more than was expected to be taken in, introduced a policy of requiring all schools to become academies and introduced a new soft drinks levy. Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Flick Drummond voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Flick Drummond voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Flick Drummond voted in favour of the Summer 2015 budget which, among other measures, increased the minimum wage, replaced student maintenance grants with loans and cut tax credits. Show vote

Academy Schools

Schools with "Academy Status" are given financial independence and freedom from local authority control. Votes have also been held on what requirements ought be made of Academy Schools in relation to admissions, exclusions and personal, social and health education.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted for academy schools

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All votes about academy schools:

  • On 25 May 2016: Flick Drummond voted not to take the opportunity to oppose good or outstanding schools being forced to become an academy and not to take the opportunity to oppose further increases in university tuition fees. Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: Flick Drummond voted in favour of turning all primary and secondary schools in England to become academies, shifting control over them from local councils to central government. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Flick Drummond voted to approve the March 2016 budget which contained plans to spend £56bn more than was expected to be taken in, introduced a policy of requiring all schools to become academies and introduced a new soft drinks levy. Show vote

Use of UK Military Forces In Combat Abroad

There have been votes in Parliament on the use of UK Military Forces in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted for use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas

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All votes about use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas:

  • On 2 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted to support UK airstrikes against ISIL in Syria Show vote
  • On 2 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted to support UK airstrikes against ISIL in Syria Show vote

Tax Avoidance

Parliament has voted on measures, including the introduction of a general anti-abuse rule, aimed at tackling abusive tax avoidance.

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Flick Drummond generally voted against measures to reduce tax avoidance

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All votes about measures to reduce tax avoidance:

  • On 1 Jul 2020: Flick Drummond voted not to delay shifting responsibility for determining if off-payroll working rules apply from an individual’s personal service company to their client (where the client isn't a small company). Show vote
  • On 25 Feb 2020: Flick Drummond voted not to call for the proper funding of public services after a decade of austerity nor for robust action to tackle tax avoidance and evasion. Show vote
  • On 20 Jan 2020: Flick Drummond voted against requiring a plan to reverse the impact of austerity, tackle the climate and environmental emergency, and reshape the economy to work for everyone by clamping down on tax avoidance, tackling insecurity in work by extending full employment rights to all workers, ending in-work poverty, and introducing a real living wage. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Flick Drummond voted to raise the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, to introduce a Soft Drinks Industry Levy, to restrict the national insurance benefits of remuneration other than salary and for other changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Flick Drummond voted to raise the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, to introduce a Soft Drinks Industry Levy, to restrict the national insurance benefits of remuneration other than via salary and for other changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2016: Flick Drummond voted against requiring multinational enterprises to publish a country by country tax strategy including information on their attitude to tax planning. Show vote
  • On 19 Apr 2016: Flick Drummond voted against giving the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority duties to combat abusive tax avoidance arrangements, including by ascertaining and recording the beneficial ownership of trusts. Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: Flick Drummond voted against implementing a series of proposals intended to reduce tax avoidance and evasion. Show vote

Taxes on Alcoholic Drinks

There have been votes in Parliament on the rates of taxation applying to alcoholic drinks.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted for higher taxes on alcoholic drinks

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All votes about higher taxes on alcoholic drinks:

  • On 18 Apr 2017: Flick Drummond voted to raise the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, to introduce a Soft Drinks Industry Levy, to restrict the national insurance benefits of remuneration other than salary and for other changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Flick Drummond voted to raise the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, to introduce a Soft Drinks Industry Levy, to restrict the national insurance benefits of remuneration other than via salary and for other changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2017: Flick Drummond voted to increase taxes on alcoholic drinks Show vote

Powers of Local Councils

There have been votes in Parliament on the extent of powers devolved to local government on a range of matters from planning to the regulation of street trading.

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Flick Drummond generally voted against more powers for local councils

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about more powers for local councils:

  • On 13 Dec 2016: Flick Drummond voted against making the demolition or change of use of pubs or other drinking establishments subject to planning permission. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2016: Flick Drummond voted to give a Secretary of State the power to ban certain types of planning condition in England. Show vote
  • On 9 May 2016: Flick Drummond voted not to exempt local councils from having to require discounted starter homes on certain new developments if they provide affordable home ownership via other routes. Show vote
  • On 9 May 2016: Flick Drummond voted against giving local councils a right to retain payments in respect of vacant high value council houses to provide new social homes where they can demonstrate a need for them. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Flick Drummond voted for central Government, rather than local councils, to determine how many starter homes to be sold to first time buyers at a discount are to be required to be provided in new residential developments. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Flick Drummond voted against requiring the local retention of funds from selling high value council homes where there is a local need for social housing. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Flick Drummond voted to require local councils to charge high income social housing tenants rent at levels set by central Government. Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: Flick Drummond voted in favour of turning all primary and secondary schools in England to become academies, shifting control over them from local councils to central government. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2016: Flick Drummond voted to give local government powers to vary the restrictions on large shops opening on Sundays. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Flick Drummond voted against requiring the consent of the devolved administrations and local government before applying new regulations on trade union activity within their areas of responsibility. Show vote
  • On 21 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted to allow the creation of a combined authority to be made conditional on the authority having an elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 14 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted in favour of allowing more devolution of powers to local councils and to enable councils to collaboratively form regional combined authorities. Show vote

Equality and Human Rights

There have been votes in Parliament on the subject of where prejudice or discrimination should be made illegal and where exceptions should be made to permit otherwise illegal discrimination. MPs have also voted on the degree to which "human rights" are protected.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted against laws to promote equality and human rights

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about laws to promote equality and human rights:

  • On 14 Dec 2016: Flick Drummond voted against calling on the Government to ensure women and protected groups are not disproportionally impacted by tax and benefit changes and against publication of a gender equality strategy to improve the position of women. Show vote
  • On 26 May 2016: Flick Drummond voted in favour of repealing the Human Rights Act 1998; against plans to save the steel industry including fast-tracking infrastructure projects requiring large amounts of steel; and against a principle of the Government not borrowing to fund day-to-day spending. Show vote
  • On 9 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted against carrying out an assessment of the impact of Government policies on women; against mitigating any disproportionate burden on women and against publishing a gender equality strategy. Show vote
  • On 1 Jul 2015: Flick Drummond voted against requiring an annual report from the Equalities and Human Rights Commission analysing information on the gender pay gap and making recommendations to close it. Show vote

Pub Leases

There have been votes in Parliament on the question of if pub companies should be required to offer their tenants an option to rent the premises with no requirement to buy beer, and other supplies, from the pub company.

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Flick Drummond voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases

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All votes about requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases:

  • On 2 Feb 2016: Flick Drummond voted for a Small Business Commissioner to address disputes with larger businesses; to protect the term apprenticeship in law; to require insurers to pay insurance claims within a reasonable time; to establish a "Pubs Code Adjudicator"; to ensure tied pub tenants are offered a Market Rent Only option during rent assessments; and for other measures intended to support the growth of enterprise in the UK. Show vote

Powers of the Welsh Parliament

There have been votes in Parliament on devolving powers to the Welsh Parliament/Senedd. Specific subjects of these votes have ranged from giving the Senedd the ability to raise taxes to devolving powers and responsibility relating to the provision of water in Wales.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted against transferring more powers to the Welsh Assembly

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about transferring more powers to the Welsh Assembly:

  • On 1 Sep 2020: Flick Drummond was absent for a vote on Fisheries Bill — Decline Second Reading — Sustainable Fishing Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2020: Flick Drummond voted not to require the consent of relevant devolved governments in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland before regulations implementing international trade deals which would be within the scope of their devolved powers can be made. Show vote
  • On 24 Jan 2017: Flick Drummond voted against empowering Welsh ministers and the National Assembly for Wales to regulate the number of betting machines in licensed betting premises where the maximum charge for use is over £2, opting instead to limit devolved powers to where the maximum charge is over £10. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Flick Drummond voted against the separation of the legal systems of England and Wales. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Flick Drummond voted against allowing public sector bodies to operate rail services in Wales. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Flick Drummond voted against devolving powers relating to air passenger duty to the Government of Wales and the Welsh Assembly. Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Flick Drummond voted for the Welsh Assembly being given powers over policing in Wales. Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Flick Drummond voted not to devolve powers relation to alcohol and entertainment licensing to the Welsh Assembly. Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Flick Drummond voted against giving the Welsh Assembly the powers to set Income Tax thresholds for Welsh taxpayers. Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2016: Flick Drummond voted against the separation of the legal systems of England and Wales. Show vote

Powers of the Scottish Parliament

There have been votes in Parliament on devolving powers to the Scottish Parliament. Specific subjects of these votes have ranged from giving the Scottish Parliament the ability to raise taxes to devolving powers and responsibility relating to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency in Scotland.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted against transferring more powers to the Scottish Parliament

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about transferring more powers to the Scottish Parliament:

  • On 1 Sep 2020: Flick Drummond was absent for a vote on Fisheries Bill — Decline Second Reading — Sustainable Fishing Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2020: Flick Drummond voted not to require the consent of relevant devolved governments in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland before regulations implementing international trade deals which would be within the scope of their devolved powers can be made. Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2020: Flick Drummond voted against a distinct immigration policy for Scotland. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Flick Drummond voted against requiring the UK Parliament to have the consent of the Scottish Parliament before making laws applying to Scotland on devolved matters. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Flick Drummond voted against giving the Scottish Parliament the power to call a referendum on Scottish independence. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Flick Drummond voted to give the Scottish Parliament the power to set Scotland's laws on abortion. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Flick Drummond voted against giving the Scottish Parliament the power to make laws on child tax credit, and working tax credit. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Flick Drummond voted against giving the Scottish Parliament powers related to equalities laws. Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2015: Flick Drummond voted against allowing the devolved administration in Scotland to introduce a requirement for gender balance among the members of the Scottish Parliament and members of boards of Scottish public authorities. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Flick Drummond voted against allowing the devolved Scottish administration to pay disability benefits in respect of lower level conditions. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Flick Drummond voted against allowing the devolved administration in Scotland to pay a carers benefit to those under 16 or in gainful employment, or in full time education. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Flick Drummond voted to require the agreement of the Secretary of State before Scottish Ministers can change regulations relating to benefit payments in respect of rent. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Flick Drummond voted against giving powers related to Housing Benefit in Scotland to the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Ministers. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Flick Drummond voted against giving the Scottish Parliament the ability to create new state benefits in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Flick Drummond voted against giving the Scottish Parliament power over national insurance. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2015: Flick Drummond voted against giving Scotland full responsibility for taxation and spending in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2015: Flick Drummond voted against giving the Scottish Parliament powers over income tax in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Flick Drummond voted against allowing the Scottish Parliament to take full control over taxation, borrowing and public spending in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Flick Drummond voted against giving the Scottish Parliament powers over all areas except the constitution, foreign affairs, public service, defence, treason and pension changes which would affect the UK's liabilities. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Flick Drummond voted against giving the Scottish Parliament a veto on the repeal of the Human Rights Act as it applies to Scotland. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Flick Drummond voted against requiring the UK Parliament to have the consent of the Scottish Parliament before legislating on devolved matters. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Flick Drummond voted against requiring the consent of the Scottish Parliament and of the Scottish people in a referendum before the Scottish Parliament can be abolished; and against strengthening the constitutional status of the Scottish Parliament. Show vote

Mass Retention of Communications Data

There have been votes in Parliament on if we should require the mass retention of information about communications (but not the content of those communications).

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Flick Drummond consistently voted for requiring the mass retention of information about communications

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about requiring the mass retention of information about communications:

  • On 7 Jun 2016: Flick Drummond voted for the mass retention of information on people's internet usage. Show vote
  • On 7 Jun 2016: Flick Drummond voted to allow the bulk interception of communications, equipment interference, and the retention and examination of bulk personal datasets, subject to certain safeguards. Show vote

Trade Union Regulation

There have been votes in Parliament on the way trade unions are regulated, including on the law related to industrial action and strike ballots.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted for more restrictive regulation of trade union activity

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about more restrictive regulation of trade union activity:

  • On 8 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted for the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action by state school teachers to be required for such action to be lawful. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted to require the support of 40% of those eligible to vote in ballots for strike action by key transport workers, including staff working on railways, airport security, air traffic control and London buses, for such action to be lawful. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted for the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action by key health workers to be required for such action to be lawful. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted for the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action by border security workers to be required for such action to be lawful. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted for the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action by key fire service workers to be required for such action to be lawful. Show vote
  • On 24 Jan 2017: Flick Drummond was absent for a vote on Industrial Action (Protection of Critical National Services) Bill Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Flick Drummond voted no on Trade Union Bill — New Clause 2 — Workplace Ballots and Ballots by Electronic Means Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Flick Drummond voted to require the appointment of a picket supervisor and for them to be identified to, and contactable by, the police. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Flick Drummond voted to require a 50% turnout in order to make a strike ballot valid and for other aspects of increased regulation of trade union activity. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2015: Flick Drummond voted to require a 50% turnout in order to make a strike ballot valid and for other aspects of increased regulation of trade union activity. Show vote

Assisted Dying

There have been votes in Parliament on if it should be legal to assist terminally ill people who have decided they want to end their life.

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Flick Drummond voted against allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life:

  • On 11 Sep 2015: Flick Drummond voted against allowing a terminally ill person to be lawfully given assistance to end their life with the consent of the High Court. Show vote

Taxation of Banks

There have been votes in Parliament on taxation of banks. The "banking levy" is one such tax: it is charged annually based on the amount a bank holds in assets,.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted against higher taxes on banks

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about higher taxes on banks:

  • On 26 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Flick Drummond voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Flick Drummond voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote

Tougher on illegal immigration

The UK should have stronger laws to tackle illegal immigration.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted for stronger enforcement of immigration rules

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about stronger enforcement of immigration rules:

  • On 14 Dec 2016: Flick Drummond voted in favour of arrangements for immigration checks for those opening banks and building society accounts. Show vote
  • On 25 Apr 2016: Flick Drummond voted against banning the immigration detention of those who are pregnant and against guidance to be taken into account on the immigration detention of vulnerable people. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted in favour of making it a criminal offence for someone to work if their immigration status prohibits it. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted to make it an offence to rent a home to someone who is disqualified as a result of their immigration status from occupying premises under a residential tenancy agreement. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted to restrict the support available to failed asylum seekers and illegal migrants. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted to extend the power to deport an individual before considering an appeal on human rights grounds so it applies to all those appealing on human rights grounds against their removal. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted to create criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and for other measures in the Immigration Bill. Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted to create criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and for other measures in the Immigration Bill Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted to create criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and for other measures in the Immigration Bill. Show vote

MPs' Veto Over Laws Only Affecting Their Part of the UK

That English MPs have not been able vote on matters which have been devolved to other parts of the UK, but Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland MPs can vote on those same matters when the UK Parliament is legislating solely for England has been considered by some to be unfair. There have been votes in Parliament on how to give MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland a fairer say over matters which only affect their parts of the UK. In respect of votes on matters only affecting England this is often described as the "English Votes on English Laws" question.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted for a veto for MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland over laws specifically impacting their part of the UK

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about a veto for MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland over laws specifically impacting their part of the UK:

  • On 22 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted to to give MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland a veto over laws impacting just their parts of the UK and against putting the decision off until a committee had considered it. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted against giving the MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland a veto over laws impacting just their parts of the UK only for a trial period. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2015: Flick Drummond voted to give the MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland a veto when laws specifically impacting one or more of those parts of the United Kingdom are before the House of Commons. Show vote

Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) to Extract Shale Gas

Parliament has voted on whether hydraulic fracturing (fracking) should be permitted at all, where it should be permitted, and how such operations ought be regulated.

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Flick Drummond voted for greater regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about greater regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas:

  • On 16 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted for greater restrictions on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas in National Parks, the Broads, areas of outstanding natural beauty, World Heritage sites, and near points where water is abstracted for domestic and food production purposes. Show vote

Charging Market Rent to High Earners in Council Homes

Parliament has voted on whether high earners should be required to pay a market rent for council homes.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted for charging a market rent to high earners renting a council home

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about charging a market rent to high earners renting a council home:

  • On 3 May 2016: Flick Drummond voted to require local councils to charge high income social housing tenants rent at levels set by central Government. Show vote
  • On 12 Jan 2016: Flick Drummond voted to require those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; to enable right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants to be funded; to enable the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and for other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2015: Flick Drummond voted to require those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; to enable right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants to be funded; to enable the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and for other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2015: Flick Drummond voted to require those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; to enable right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants to be funded; to enable the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and for other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2015: Flick Drummond voted to require those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; to enable right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants to be funded; to enable the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and for other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote

Secure Tenancies for Life

There have been votes in Parliament on phasing out secure lifetime tenancies and requiring tenancies be for a fixed term and do not get automatically renewed.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted for phasing out secure tenancies for life

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about phasing out secure tenancies for life:

  • On 12 Jan 2016: Flick Drummond voted to phase out secure tenancies for life. Show vote
  • On 12 Jan 2016: Flick Drummond voted to require those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; to enable right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants to be funded; to enable the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and for other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2015: Flick Drummond voted to require those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; to enable right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants to be funded; to enable the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and for other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2015: Flick Drummond voted to require those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; to enable right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants to be funded; to enable the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and for other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2015: Flick Drummond voted to require those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; to enable right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants to be funded; to enable the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and for other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote

Publicly Owned Railways

There have been votes in Parliament on the public ownership of the railways, including on keeping the rail infrastructure public, and permitting train operating companies to be publicly-owned.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted against a publicly owned railway system

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about a publicly owned railway system:

  • On 12 Sep 2016: Flick Drummond voted against allowing public sector bodies to operate rail services in Wales. Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2016: Flick Drummond voted against a proposal to allow, but not require, High Speed 2 passenger services to be run by the public sector operators. Show vote
  • On 19 Jan 2016: Flick Drummond voted against regulation of local bus networks and against public ownership of the railways. Show vote

Public Control over Bus Services

There have been votes in Parliament on greater public control of bus services.

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Flick Drummond generally voted against greater public control of bus services

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about greater public control of bus services:

  • On 15 Jun 2016: Flick Drummond voted to establish the West Midlands Combined Authority across the local government areas of Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton. Show vote
  • On 19 Jan 2016: Flick Drummond voted against regulation of local bus networks and against public ownership of the railways. Show vote

Mass Surveillance

There have been votes in Parliament on if the state should be permitted, with safeguards, to intercept people’s communications en masse, as well as obtain and use datasets which could include people’s personal banking, travel, and health data. The question of if the state should be able to require the retention of details of people’s internet use has also been voted on.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted for mass surveillance of people’s communications and activities

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about mass surveillance of people’s communications and activities:

  • On 7 Jun 2016: Flick Drummond voted for the mass retention of information on people's internet usage. Show vote
  • On 7 Jun 2016: Flick Drummond voted to allow the bulk interception of communications, equipment interference, and the retention and examination of bulk personal datasets, subject to certain safeguards. Show vote
  • On 15 Mar 2016: Flick Drummond voted to allow the bulk interception of communications, equipment interference, and the retention and examination of bulk personal datasets, subject to certain safeguards. Show vote

High Speed Rail

MPs have voted on funding and giving permission for a new high speed rail network, connecting at least London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Sheffield, Leeds, and Manchester.

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Flick Drummond voted for new high speed rail infrastructure

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about new high speed rail infrastructure:

  • On 23 Mar 2016: Flick Drummond voted for the construction of the HS2 rail link from London to Birmingham. Show vote

Reduce capital gains tax

Capital gains taxes should be reduced.

Flick Drummond consistently voted for reducing capital gains tax

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about reducing capital gains tax:

  • On 6 Sep 2016: Flick Drummond voted to reduce the rates of capital gains tax. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2016: Flick Drummond voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, change the way dividends are taxed, cut capital gains tax and reduce the amount which can be taken out of a pension tax-free from £1.25m to £1m. Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2016: Flick Drummond voted to reduce the basic rate of capital gains tax by 8%. Show vote
  • On 11 Apr 2016: Flick Drummond voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, change the way dividends are taxed, cut capital gains tax and reduce the amount which can be taken out of a pension tax-free from £1.25m to £1m. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Flick Drummond voted to approve the March 2016 budget which contained plans to spend £56bn more than was expected to be taken in, introduced a policy of requiring all schools to become academies and introduced a new soft drinks levy. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Flick Drummond voted to cut capital gains tax rates and extend entrepreneurs relief discounts to external investors as well as make other changes to capital gains tax. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Flick Drummond voted to allow the Finance Bill to include provisions relating to specified matters taking effect in future years. Show vote

Capital Gains Tax

There have been votes in Parliament on the level of taxation on profits arising from increases in value for assets such as property and shares.

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Military Action Against Group Known as ISIS, ISIL or Daesh

There have been votes in Parliament on whether the UK should take part in military action in Iraq and Syria against the group known as ISIS, ISIL or Daesh.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted for military action against ISIL (Daesh)

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about military action against ISIL (Daesh):

  • On 2 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted to support UK airstrikes against ISIL in Syria Show vote
  • On 2 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted to support UK airstrikes against ISIL in Syria Show vote

Merging Police and Fire Services under Police and Crime Commissioners

There have been votes in Parliament on whether to give Police and Crime Commissioners responsibility for fire services.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted for merging police and fire services under Police and Crime Commissioners

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about merging police and fire services under Police and Crime Commissioners:

  • On 26 Apr 2016: Flick Drummond voted to allow Police and Crime Commissioners to be given responsibility for the Fire and Rescue Service. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2016: Flick Drummond voted against requiring a report on the funding requirements of the fire and rescue service before transferring responsibility for them to a Police and Crime Commissioner. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2016: Flick Drummond voted against requiring the consent of the relevant local councils and the fire authority, or the majority of people taking part in a referendum, before a Police and Crime Commissioner is given responsibility for a Fire and Rescue Service. Show vote

UK membership of the European Union

Parliament has voted on whether the United Kingdom should remain a member of the European Union.

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Flick Drummond generally voted against UK membership of the EU

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about UK membership of the EU:

  • On 8 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted against requiring the Prime Minister to give a series of undertakings before giving notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted against the UK remaining a member of the European Atomic Agency Community (Euratom) when withdrawing from the European Union and against treating leaving Euratom separately from leaving the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted not to prevent the Prime Minister giving notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union if the European Council have not undertaken that if the United Kingdom Parliament doesn't agree the terms of the United Kingdom's leaving of the European Union the United Kingdom's will remain an EU member under the existing terms. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted not to make publication of an assessment of the financial liability of the UK towards the EU, and a statement on the economic impact of the UK leaving the single market, a prerequisite for the Prime Minister giving notification of the UK's intention to withdraw from the EU. Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted against only allowing the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union a month after the approach to, and objectives for, withdrawal negotiations have been agreed by representatives of the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland administrations. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Flick Drummond voted in favour of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union and in favour of starting the process by 31 March 2017. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Flick Drummond voted in favour of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union and in favour of starting the process by 31 March 2017. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2016: Flick Drummond was absent for a vote on UK Withdrawal from Membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2016: Flick Drummond voted to say the UK needs to stay in the EU. Show vote

Right to Remain for European Union Nationals in the UK

There have been a votes in Parliament which relate to EU nationals currently living in the UK having the right to remain.

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Flick Drummond almost always voted against a right to remain for EU nationals already in living in the UK

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about a right to remain for EU nationals already in living in the UK:

  • On 30 Jun 2020: Flick Drummond voted to end the general right for nationals of European Union member states, European Economic Area states and Switzerland to enter and reside in the UK while retaining such rights for Irish citizens. Show vote
  • On 18 May 2020: Flick Drummond voted to end the general right for nationals of European Union member states, European Economic Area states and Switzerland to enter and reside in the UK while retaining such rights for Irish citizens. Show vote
  • On 7 Jan 2020: Flick Drummond voted against automatically, without requiring an application, assigning a right of permanent residence in the UK to EU citizens who have resided in the UK for at least five years. Show vote
  • On 7 Jan 2020: Flick Drummond voted against limiting the fees charged to European Union citizens and certain others registering as a citizen of the United Kingdom. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2017: Flick Drummond voted against guaranteeing EU derived rights, and the potential to acquire residency rights, for EU and EEA citizens legally resident in the UK. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted against requiring notice of the UK's withdrawal from the EU to preserve rights acquired in Northern Ireland as a result of European Union membership and against requiring the notification to preserve the right of the people of Northern Ireland determine for themselves if they prefer a union with Great Britain or a sovereign united Ireland. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted against seeking to protect the residence rights of citizens of the European Union and their family members who were lawfully resident in the United Kingdom on 23 June 2016. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted against only allowing the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union a month after the approach to, and objectives for, withdrawal negotiations have been agreed by representatives of the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland administrations. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Flick Drummond voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Flick Drummond voted in favour of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union and in favour of starting the process by 31 March 2017. Show vote
  • On 19 Oct 2016: Flick Drummond voted against EU nationals living in the UK retaining rights, including the right to live and work in the UK, should the UK leave the EU. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2016: Flick Drummond was absent for a vote on UK Withdrawal from Membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2016: Flick Drummond was absent for a vote on EU Nationals Currently Living in the UK — Right to Remain Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2016: Flick Drummond voted to say the UK needs to stay in the EU. Show vote

An Elected House of Lords

The House of Lords is the upper house of the UK Parliament. There have been votes on moving away from a position where members of the House of Lords are either appointed or have inherited their seats to a system where members are elected.

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Flick Drummond voted against a wholly elected House of Lords

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about a wholly elected House of Lords:

  • On 19 Oct 2016: Flick Drummond voted in favour of having fewer MPs but against reducing the number of members of the House of Lords. Show vote

Voting Age

There have been votes in Parliament on reducing the voting age from eighteen to sixteen for local government elections, for elections to the Westminster and European Parliaments and for the referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union.

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Flick Drummond almost always voted against a lower voting age

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about a lower voting age:

  • On 20 Jul 2016: Flick Drummond was absent for a vote on Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) Show vote
  • On 8 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted against allowing those aged sixteen and seventeen to vote in the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2015: Flick Drummond voted to keep the voting age for local government elections at 18 and not reduce it to 16. Show vote
  • On 17 Nov 2015: Flick Drummond voted to keep the voting age for local government elections at 18 and not reduce it to 16. Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2015: Flick Drummond voted against allowing those aged 16 and 17 to vote in the referendum on if the UK should remain a member of the EU. Show vote

Investigations into the Iraq War

A number of votes were held relating to holding investigations into the US led invasion of Iraq in 2003.

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Flick Drummond voted against investigations into the Iraq war

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about investigations into the Iraq war:

  • On 30 Nov 2016: Flick Drummond voted against an investigation into the contrast between public statements and private actions in the run up to the Iraq war. Show vote

Trident Nuclear Weapons System Replacement

The UK's Trident nuclear weapons system, comprising missile armed submarines, provides a continuous at-sea nuclear deterrent. There have been votes on if the system should be replaced with a new nuclear deterrent when Trident reaches the end of its lifespan.

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Flick Drummond consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system:

  • On 18 Jul 2016: Flick Drummond voted to support replacing the four Trident nuclear missile submarines to maintain the UK's continuous at sea nuclear deterrent. Show vote
  • On 26 May 2016: Flick Drummond voted against calling for the Government to outline a positive vision for the UK’s continued membership of the EU; for spending £200 billion on new nuclear weapons; against abolishing the House of Lords; against meaningful devolution to the nations and regions of the UK and against contributing to the resolution of the refugee crisis in Europe. Show vote
  • On 24 Nov 2015: Flick Drummond voted in favour of renewing the Trident nuclear deterrent programme. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2015: Flick Drummond voted in favour of proposed spending cuts and changes to the welfare system and in favour of spending on new nuclear weapons. Show vote

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