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: 5 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Candidates: Females 20 Sep 2018

    Further to my previous answer on 2 July 2018, I can confirm that this year the Government Equalities Office has been funding several projects, through the Government’s £5m Suffrage Centenary Fund, that help deliver our aim to increase women’s participation in politics across the country. Some of these projects are providing practical training to women who want an active role...
  • Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Equality Act 2010 19 Sep 2018

    In March this year, the Government announced its intention to commence Section 36 of the Equality Act 2010 in its response to the Women and Equalities Select Committee report on disability and the built environment. The announcement made clear that further work on identifying and assessing any additional burdens on local authorities is first required before a commencement date can be given....
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Public Appointments 14 Sep 2018

    The Department does not routinely hold the information requested. To determine the socio-economic background of civil servants appointed to senior positions would incur disproportionate cost.

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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 47 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 93.72% 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") 169 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 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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