David Rutley Portrait

David Rutley

Conservative - Macclesfield

First elected: 6th May 2010

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

(since October 2022)

David Rutley is not a member of any APPGs
8 Former APPG memberships
Denmark, Management, Mountain and Cave Rescue, Mountain Rescue, Mountaineering, National Parks, Running, Self-Employment and Freelancing
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions)
17th Sep 2021 - 20th Sep 2022
Elections Bill
15th Sep 2021 - 21st Sep 2021
Lord Commissioner (HM Treasury) (Whip)
15th Jun 2017 - 17th Sep 2021
National Insurance Contributions Bill
16th Jun 2021 - 22nd Jun 2021
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
22nd May 2018 - 19th Jul 2018
Treasury Committee
12th Jul 2010 - 29th Nov 2010


Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, David Rutley has voted in 795 divisions, and 1 time against the majority of their Party.

18 Oct 2022 - Public Order Bill - View Vote Context
David Rutley voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 103 Conservative No votes vs 113 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 297 Noes - 110
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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
Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker)
(35 debate interactions)
Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party)
Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights)
(21 debate interactions)
Bob Blackman (Conservative)
(11 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Department for Work and Pensions
(231 debate contributions)
HM Treasury
(8 debate contributions)
Department of Health and Social Care
(2 debate contributions)
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Legislation Debates
Finance Act 2020
(25 words contributed)
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Macclesfield 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).

David Rutley has not participated in any petition debates

Latest EDMs signed by David Rutley

David Rutley has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by David Rutley, 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.


David Rutley has not been granted any Urgent Questions

David Rutley has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

David Rutley has not introduced any legislation before Parliament

David Rutley has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


Latest 1 Written Question

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Written Questions can be tabled by MPs and Lords to request specific information information on the work, policy and activities of a Government Department
13th Oct 2022
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent steps her Department has taken to help improve the (a) reliability and (b) frequency of Avanti West Coast train services.

The Department has placed Avanti West Coast on a short-term contract and challenged it to deliver the urgent improvement in services required.