Robert Courts’s voting in Parliament
Robert Courts is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a random selection of Robert Courts’s votes.
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2016–2020.
Voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2016–2020.
Absences for this policy may be affected COVID-19 restrictions.
Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2020.
Generally voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 4 absences, between 2021–2022.
Generally voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2017–2021.
Consistently voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2019–2022.
Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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May I take this opportunity to formally welcome the Secretary of State to his position? I am grateful for his comments on military accommodation being a priority for him. The Select Committee is undertaking an inquiry into that as well. One of the issues that has come up is the absence of a military uniformed accommodation officer who is responsible for continually inspecting accommodation...
I rise to present a petition on behalf of the constituents of Witney and West Oxfordshire, who have grave concerns about the Botley West solar farm proposals. We all accept the critical importance of increasing domestic energy production and reducing emissions. Renewables must be at the heart of that, but that does not mean that there can be carte blanche to develop huge greenfield sites,...
May I return to stockpiles and supply chains? The Minister is right that the UK has provided a great deal of matériel, but we need a steady supply of orders to restock our own cupboards and to supply the Ukrainians. Will he outline what he is doing to make sure that we have supply chain resilience? Could he reassure me that he will keep a laser-like focus on the logistics capacity needed to...
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Conservative MP for Witney
Entered the House of Commons on 20 October 2016 — Byelection
Topics of interest
- Ministry of Defence
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Department for Transport
- Department for Communities and Local Government
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Agriculture: Subsidies
- Military Aircraft: Sales
- A400M Aircraft: Procurement
- Business: Government Assistance
- Planning Permission: Fines
Currently held offices
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 14 Nov 2023)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 25 Oct 2023)
- Chair, Defence Committee (since 25 Oct 2023)
- Chair, Defence Committee (since 25 Oct 2023)
- Member, Defence Sub-Committee (since 25 Oct 2022)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Seafarers' Wages Bill [HL] Committee (11 Jan 2023 to 17 Jan 2023)
- Member, Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Bill Committee ( 7 Dec 2022 to 7 Dec 2022)
- Member, Child Support Collection (Domestic Abuse) Bill Committee ( 7 Dec 2022 to 14 Dec 2022)
- Member, Defence Committee (25 Oct 2022 to 25 Oct 2023)
- Member, Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [Lords] Committee ( 4 Feb 2021 to 9 Feb 2021)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) ( 8 Sep 2020 to 20 Sep 2022)
- Member, International Trade Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 9 Nov 2020)
- Member, Justice Committee (21 Jan 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Transport Committee ( 5 Nov 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Backbench Business Committee (16 Oct 2017 to 19 Mar 2018)
- Member, Backbench Business Committee (30 Jan 2017 to 3 May 2017)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 27 Nov 2023.
Name of donor: March of the Living UK
Address of donor: Schaller House, 44a Albert Road, Hendon, London NW4 2SJ
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation, flights, meals and educational tour, value £2,149
Destination of visit: Poland
Dates of visit: 16-20 April 2023
Purpose of visit: Holocaust education visit to Poland. Visits to museums, historical sites and cultural centres. Attending the March of the Living 2023.
(Registered 09 May 2023)
Member of the Bar of England and Wales, not currently practising. (Registered 18 November 2016)
From 12 February 2020, Chair of the Commons and Lords RAF
Association. (Registered 09 March 2020)
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