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Richard Drax

Conservative - South Dorset


Select Committee Meeting
Tuesday 13th April 2021
14:00
Defence Committee - Oral evidence
Subject: Defending Global Britain in a Competitive Age
13 Apr 2021, 2 p.m.
At 2.30pm: Oral evidence
Dr Sidharth Kaushal - Research Fellow, Sea Power at Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
Rear Admiral Alex Burton, Former Commander, UK Maritime Forces (2016-2017)
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Select Committee Meeting
Wednesday 14th April 2021
13:45
Division Votes
Thursday 25th March 2021
Coronavirus
voted No - against a party majority
One of 35 Conservative No votes vs 305 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 484 Noes - 76
Speeches
Tuesday 23rd March 2021
Defence and Security Industrial Strategy

I was not on the call list for yesterday’s statement by the Defence Secretary, but I am appalled and shocked …

Written Answers
Thursday 2nd November 2017
Warships
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the future is of HMS Ocean and HMS Bulwark; and if …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
None available
Tweets
None available
MP Financial Interests
Saturday 11th January 2020
1. Employment and earnings
Director of Morden Estates Company Limited, The Estate Office, Charborough Park, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 7EN; property company that manages a …
EDM signed
Thursday 11th April 2019
Exiting the European Union
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Exit Day) (Amendment) …
Supported Legislation
House of Commons (Precedence of Government Business) (European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018) Bill 2017-19
The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Richard Drax has voted in 211 divisions, and 12 times against the majority of their Party.

25 Mar 2021 - Coronavirus - View Vote Context
Richard Drax voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 35 Conservative No votes vs 305 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 484 Noes - 76
22 Mar 2021 - Trade Bill - View Vote Context
Richard Drax voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 29 Conservative Aye votes vs 318 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 300 Noes - 318
22 Mar 2021 - Trade Bill - View Vote Context
Richard Drax voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 26 Conservative No votes vs 318 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 319 Noes - 297
10 Feb 2021 - Public Health - View Vote Context
Richard Drax voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 24 Conservative No votes vs 327 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 526 Noes - 24
9 Feb 2021 - Trade Bill - View Vote Context
Richard Drax voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 31 Conservative No votes vs 318 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 318 Noes - 303
6 Jan 2021 - Public Health - View Vote Context
Richard Drax voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 12 Conservative No votes vs 322 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 524 Noes - 16
1 Dec 2020 - Public Health - View Vote Context
Richard Drax voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 53 Conservative No votes vs 290 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 291 Noes - 78
4 Nov 2020 - Public Health - View Vote Context
Richard Drax voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 33 Conservative No votes vs 308 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 516 Noes - 38
13 Oct 2020 - Public Health: Coronavirus Regulations - View Vote Context
Richard Drax voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 42 Conservative No votes vs 298 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 299 Noes - 82
6 Oct 2020 - Public Health - View Vote Context
Richard Drax voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 12 Conservative No votes vs 285 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 287 Noes - 17
2 Sep 2020 - Recall of MPs (Change of Party Affiliation) - View Vote Context
Richard Drax voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 41 Conservative No votes vs 47 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 55 Noes - 52
10 Mar 2020 - Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Bill - View Vote Context
Richard Drax voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 36 Conservative Aye votes vs 301 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 282 Noes - 306
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Debate information

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Significant South Dorset Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
150,324
Petition Closed

Immunity for soldiers who worked in Northern Ireland.

Gov Responded - 1 Apr 2019 Debated on - 20 May 2019 View Richard Drax's petition debate contributions
13 Sep 2019
closed 1 year, 7 months ago

Do not prosecute the military for its work in Northern Ireland. Our military should be excused all criminal investigations after a period of time.


Most recent EDMs signed by Richard Drax

Date Tabled Title Signatures
11 Apr 2019
Richard Drax signed this EDM on Thursday 11th April 2019

Exiting the European Union

Tabled by: William Cash (Conservative - Stone)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Exit Day) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2019 (S.I., 2019, No. 859), dated 11 April 2019, a copy of which was laid before this House on 11 April 2019, be annulled.
82 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Apr 2019)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 73
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Independent: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
9 Jan 2019
Richard Drax signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 9th January 2019

ADVICE ON AMENDMENTS GIVEN TO MR SPEAKER

Tabled by: David T C Davies (Conservative - Monmouth)
That this House calls on the Speaker to uphold the principle of transparency by publishing any written notes taken at the meetings he held with House of Commons officials to discuss whether to allow an amendment to be moved to the Business of the House (Section 13(1)(b) of European Union …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 7
View All Richard Drax's signed Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

Richard Drax has not been granted any Urgent Questions in the current sitting

Richard Drax has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

Richard Drax has not introduced any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting