Duncan Baker

Conservative MP for North Norfolk

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Duncan Baker’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Duncan Baker sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

We have lots more plain English analysis of Duncan Baker’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Duncan Baker’s full vote analysis page for more.

Duncan Baker has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Debate on the Address: Better Jobs and a Fair Deal at Work 12 May 2021

    The Queen’s Speech yesterday placed at its heart recovery from the pandemic and restoring the public finances, much as the Budget did a few months previously. Protecting jobs and businesses and driving economic growth will deliver that, and the Queen’s Speech brought forward a wealth of Bills and means by which to achieve it. It is worth remembering that, throughout the pandemic, this...
  • Covid-19 Update 12 May 2021

    The Times reported at the weekend that there are 120,000 people who are immunocompromised—for instance, those having treatment for cancer. For them, the effectiveness of the vaccine is still unknown. What safety reassurances can my right hon. Friend give to those worried and anxious—the clinically extremely vulnerable—as we continue to unlock?
  • Prime Minister: Engagements 28 Apr 2021

    As probably the only former sub-postmaster in Parliament, I know that last Friday’s ruling was the beginning, not the end. Yes, it will cost a lot of money, and yes, it will take time and more compensation is needed, but does the Prime Minister agree that only a proper, judge-led public inquiry can really bring justice to the victims of this horrendous accounting scandal and hold to account...

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Conservative MP for North Norfolk

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Education
  • Treasury
  • Home Office
  • Coronavirus: Vaccination
  • Council Tax
  • British Nationality: EU Nationals
  • Mental Health Services
  • Outdoor Education: Coronavirus

Currently held offices

  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (since 9 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
Councillor, North Norfolk District Council, Holt Road, Cromer NR27 9EN. Until further notice, I receive a monthly allowance of £452.83. Hours: 40 hrs per month. (Registered 06 January 2020)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Norfolk, owned jointly with my spouse: (i). (Registered 02 January 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
Councillor, Holt Town Council. I do not receive any allowances. (Registered 02 January 2020)
I am a beneficiary of the MJM Baker Discretionary Will Trust, a trust with property and investment income. (Registered 02 January 2020)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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