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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:
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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.
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.
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.
Conservative MP for Cities of London and Westminster
Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election
Last updated: 10 Aug 2020.
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