Lee Anderson

Conservative MP for Ashfield

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Lee Anderson’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Lee Anderson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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

Lee Anderson has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Debate on the Address: [1st Day] 11 May 2021

    Now then. As we recover from the pandemic, this Queen’s Speech is just what the doctor ordered. I can tell you now that the residents of Ashfield and Eastwood are absolutely delighted with the contents of the Queen’s Speech. This is the type of Queen’s Speech that actually justifies the why I and many of my colleagues won the red wall seats in 2019. We are getting tough on law and...
  • Debate on the Address: [1st Day] 11 May 2021

    I thank my right hon. Friend for that intervention. He is absolutely spot on. It is always worth remembering—a little bit of advice for the Opposition—that it is the silent majority that wins elections. It is the silent majority that will win the next election for us. Another word of warning for the Labour party: if we carry on with Queen’s Speeches like this one every year, the red...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: Coronavirus 29 Apr 2021

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to support people who have missed cancer appointments as a result of the covid-19 outbreak in the last 12 months.

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Conservative MP for Ashfield

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

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Topics of interest

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Transport
  • Smoking
  • Cardiovascular System: Diseases
  • Gambling Act 2005 Review
  • Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries
  • Health

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (5 Oct 2020 to 16 Jan 2021)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
Until further notice I receive allowance of £532.16 a month from Mansfield District Council, Chesterfield Rd, Mansfield NG19 7BH, for services as a Councillor. Hours: expected to be approx. 10 hrs a week. (Registered 10 January 2020)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Cayzer Trust Company
Address of donor: Cayzer House, 30 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6NN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,500

Date received: 19 August 2020

Date accepted: 19 August 2020

Donor status: company, registration 4987694

(Registered 21 August 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
From 21 January 2020, Member of the Town Fund Board for Ashfield. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 10 February 2020)

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