Nickie Aiken

Conservative MP for Cities of London and Westminster

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Nickie Aiken’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Nickie Aiken sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Nickie Aiken voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Nickie Aiken has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Performing Arts 24 Jul 2020

    To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether his Department plans to support and ratify the Beijing Treaty on Audio-Visual Performances to extend the economic and moral rights of actors and performers in audio-visual performances including films, videos and television programmes.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Hospitals: Coronavirus 22 Jul 2020

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that all hospitals are able to facilitate visits of immediate family members to seriously ill patients in non-covid-19 related wards.
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Assessments: Coronavirus 21 Jul 2020

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to help support home schooled pupils who were due sit exams in summer 2020 in the event that those pupils are unable to provide a sufficient level of evidence for exam centres to allocate assessment grades and rankings for those pupils unable to sit those exams as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.

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Conservative MP for Cities of London and Westminster

Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Department for International Development
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Armed Conflict: Sexual Offences
  • Schools: Community Relations
  • Coronavirus: Charities
  • Financial Services: UK Relations With EU
  • Social Security Benefits: Medical Assessments

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (2 Mar 2020 to 20 Jul 2020)
  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (2 Mar 2020 to 20 Jul 2020)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2020.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Global Radio
Address of donor: 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: four tickets to attend the Jingle Bells ball, value approx. £400

Date received: 18 November 2019

Data accepted: 8 December 2019

Donor status: company, registration 6251684

(Registered 08 January 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
Unpaid director of Sprucespace Ltd, a freehold management company. (Registered 08 January 2020)

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