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Ben Wallace

Conservative - Wyre and Preston North

Secretary of State for Defence

(since July 2019)
Ben Wallace is not a member of any APPGs
Minister of State (Home Office) (Security)
17th Jul 2016 - 24th Jul 2019
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office)
8th May 2015 - 17th Jul 2016
Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)
15th Jul 2014 - 8th May 2015
Administration Committee
1st Dec 2014 - 30th Mar 2015
Shadow Minister (Scotland)
6th Jul 2007 - 6th May 2010
Scottish Affairs Committee
12th Jul 2005 - 6th May 2010


Department Event
Monday 15th November 2021
14:30
Ministry of Defence
Oral questions - Main Chamber
15 Nov 2021, 2:30 p.m.
Defence (including Topical Questions)
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Division Votes
Tuesday 21st September 2021
Working People’s Finances: Government Policy
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 299 Conservative No votes vs 0 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 222 Noes - 300
Speeches
Thursday 21st October 2021
Sir Richard Henriques Review

It is vital for UK Defence that our service justice system has the most up-to-date framework, skills and processes in …

Written Answers
Wednesday 16th July 2014
Iran
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he has taken to ensure the UK …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Tuesday 26th January 2021
Armed Forces Bill 2021-22
A Bill to continue the Armed Forces Act 2006; to amend that Act and other enactments relating to the armed …
MP Financial Interests
Monday 26th July 2021
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: Entain Operations Ltd
Address of donor: Suite 6, Atlantic Suites, Europort, Gibraltar
Amount of donation or nature …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Ben Wallace has voted in 223 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
John Healey (Labour)
Shadow Secretary of State for Defence
(36 debate interactions)
Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker)
(29 debate interactions)
Stewart Malcolm McDonald (Scottish National Party)
Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Defence)
(23 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Ministry of Defence
(534 debate contributions)
Department for International Trade
(15 debate contributions)
Cabinet Office
(5 debate contributions)
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Wyre and Preston North Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

Petitions with highest Wyre and Preston North signature proportion
Petitions with most Wyre and Preston North signatures
Ben Wallace has not participated in any petition debates

Latest EDMs signed by Ben Wallace

Ben Wallace has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Ben Wallace, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.


Ben Wallace has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Ben Wallace has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

2 Bills introduced by Ben Wallace

Introduced: 18th March 2020

A Bill to Make provision about legal proceedings and consideration of derogation from the European Convention on Human Rights in connection with operations of the armed forces outside the British Islands.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 29th April 2021 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 26th January 2021

A Bill to continue the Armed Forces Act 2006; to amend that Act and other enactments relating to the armed forces; to make provision about service in the reserve forces; to make provision about pardons for certain abolished service offences; to make provision about war pensions; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 2nd Reading (Lords)
Tuesday 7th September 2021
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Next Event - Committee Stage (Lords)
Wednesday 27th October 2021

Ben Wallace has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


Ben Wallace has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament