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

Last updated: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Shoplifting: Lancashire 14 Jun 2018

    In the Modern Crime Prevention Strategy, published in March 2016, we set out the six key drivers of crime – opportunity, character, the effectiveness of the Criminal Justice System, profit, drugs and alcohol. These factors are likely to be relevant to the incidence of shoplifting as they are to other crime types.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Shoplifting 14 Jun 2018

    Drugs can devastate lives, ruin families and damage communities. This Government’s approach to them remains clear - we must prevent drug use in our communities and support people through treatment and recovery. Our Drug Strategy, published in July 2017, sets out a balanced approach which brings together police, health, community and global partners to tackle the illicit drug trade,...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Shoplifting 14 Jun 2018

    As co-chair of the National Retail Crime Steering Group with the British Retail Consortium, it is part of my role to ensure that the Steering Group’s work plan reflects the retail sector’s crime priorities and that the required activity is in place to deliver it. This includes work to reduce shoplifting alongside other crimes that impact on the retail sector. We have discussed...

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Profile

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 56 debates in the last year — above 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 94.65% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 151 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Jun 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr John Lewis
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2017)
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)
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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