Victoria Atkins

Minister for Women

Conservative MP for Louth and Horncastle

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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: 11 Feb 2019

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Women and Equalities: HIV Infection: Ethnic Groups 21 Feb 2019

    The Minister for Women and Equalities leads on policy relating to women, sexual orientation and transgender equality. We encourage organisations that provide HIV prevention and treatment services to proactively engage with the BAME lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender population. The LGBT Action Plan includes a commitment on tackling HIV transmission, AIDS and HIV-related deaths. Public...
  • Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Government Equalities Office: Pay 21 Feb 2019

    The Government Equalities Office staff are all paid at least £8.75 per hour.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Crimes of Violence: Homelessness 20 Feb 2019

    We do not hold relevant data on levels of violent crime directed at homeless people, however in April 2018 the Government published the Serious Violence Strategy which sets out our evidence and analysis of violent crime. The Strategy identifies a range of risk and protective factors that may increase an individual’s involvement in violent crime and the evidence suggests that being homeless...

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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 46 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 94.35% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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") 260 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Feb 2019.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
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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