Victoria Atkins

Minister for Women

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Louth and Horncastle Conservative

Victoria Atkins’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Victoria Atkins sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Victoria Atkins 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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Victoria Atkins has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Drug Strategy Board: Membership 19 Nov 2018

    The Drug Strategy Board was established in December 2017 to oversee delivery of the Drug Strategy and drive action across Government and our partners. The Board’s members are: the Home Secretary (chair); the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability; the Secretary of State for Education; the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care; the...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Knives: Crime 19 Nov 2018

    The Government is very concerned about increases in knife crime and its impact on victims, families and communities. The action we are taking is set out in our Serious Violence Strategy and includes new legislation in the Offensive Weapons Bill, the Community Fund to support local initia-tives, the #knifefree media campaign, and continuing police action under Operation Sceptre.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Diamorphine: Glasgow 19 Nov 2018

    The Government supports local areas that prescribe diamorphine as part of a treatment plan for those with a chronic heroin addiction. Prescription of diamorphine is a clinical decision and is permitted through Home Office licenced premises. An application to licence premises, for this purpose, is currently being considered. .

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Conservative MP for Louth and Horncastle

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

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Topics of interest

Victoria Atkins campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Office
  • Department for Education
  • Garages and Petrol Stations: Prices
  • Mink: Lincolnshire
  • Borders
  • Glyphosate: Safety
  • Schools: Finance

Currently held offices

  • Minister for Women (since 16 Jan 2018)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (since 9 Nov 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (Joint Committee) (5 Nov 2015 to 11 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Victoria Atkins’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 94.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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.
  • 72 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Victoria Atkins’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 185 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: British Sugar
Address of donor: Sugar Way, Peterborough PE2 9AY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: four nights' hotel accommodation for myself and my husband during the Conservative Party conference, value £1,120

Date received: 4 - 8 October 2017

Date accepted: 4 October 2017

Donor status: company, registration 315158

(Registered 30 October 2017)
Name of donor: Lawn Tennis Association
Address of donor: The National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane, London SW15 5JQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Three tickets for the Wimbledon Championships, and associated hospitality; total value £510

Date received: 14 July 2018

Date accepted: 14 July 2018

Donor status: company, registration 07459469

(Registered 19 July 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 6 June 2015; updated 22 July 2015)
From 13 April 2018, house in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 19 April 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
Barrister, currently not practising. (Registered 06 June 2015)
10. Family members engaged in lobbying the public sector on behalf of a third party or client
Brother, James Atkins, is Managing Director of Strategy, Business Development and Digital for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Deputy Chairman of Public Affairs for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Burson-Marsteller. (Registered 06 June 2015)

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