Simon Hoare’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Simon Hoare sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Simon Hoare voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Simon Hoare 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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Simon Hoare has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019 Section 6 30 Sep 2019

    I will make three very quick points, if I may. First, I underscore the point made, not least by my hon. Friend the Member for Lewes (Maria Caulfield), that this issue is much better dealt with by legislation, not by regulation. It is absolutely crucial that there is proper debate on and scrutiny of the terminology to ensure that all quarters of the House are happy. Secondly, the definition...
  • Bill Presented: Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019 Section 7 30 Sep 2019

    May I thank my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for the tone he adopted in his opening remarks? Like him, I will divide my remarks into two parts. First, I will make a few casual, general observations. I have seen the video clip that the Northern Ireland Office has put on Twitter today, marking nearly 1,000 days since there was last an Executive at Stormont. Clearly, that is a running...
  • Bill Presented: Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019 Section 7 30 Sep 2019

    I am grateful to the right hon. Gentleman for those observations. I made that point in a radio interview in Northern Ireland last week. He may have heard me take my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster to task last week. As we get closer to 31 October, the civil servants in Northern Ireland are clearly doing their best. They are straining every sinew to try to keep the...

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Conservative MP for North Dorset

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

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Topics of interest

Simon Hoare campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • HM Treasury
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Cash Dispensing: Fees and Charges
  • Dairy Products: Children
  • Aerials: Health Hazards
  • Nutrition: Health Education
  • Post Offices

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 12 Jun 2019)
  • Chair, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 12 Jun 2019)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (since 6 Nov 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (12 Dec 2017 to 4 Sep 2018)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (16 Oct 2017 to 26 Nov 2018)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (1 Dec 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (12 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 21 Nov 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 87 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Simon Hoare’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 88.57% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 220 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Kuwait National Assembly
Address of donor: Arabian Gulf Street, Kuwait City, Kuwait, PO Box 716 Safat Postal Code 13008

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, transport, food and accommodation with a value of £3,800

Destination of visit: Kuwait

Dates of visit: 6 - 9 November 2018

Purpose of visit: APPG on Kuwait delegation to visit the Kuwait Parliament and to gain a better understanding of the important Kuwait/UK bilateral relationship.

(Registered 28 November 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Oxfordshire, owned jointly with my wife: (i) and, since September 2015, (ii). (Registered 21 May 2015; updated 8 January 2018.)
8. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated trustee of Bowel and Cancer Research. (Registered 21 August 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Kate Hoare, as a part-time constituency caseworker. (Registered 29 February 2016)

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