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Alok Sharma

Conservative - Reading West

COP26 President (Cabinet Office)

(since January 2021)
Alok Sharma is not a member of any APPGs
Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
13th Feb 2020 - 8th Jan 2021
Secretary of State for International Development
24th Jul 2019 - 13th Feb 2020
Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions)
9th Jan 2018 - 24th Jul 2019
Minister of State (Communities and Local Government)
13th Jun 2017 - 9th Jan 2018
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office)
17th Jul 2016 - 13th Jun 2017
Treasury Committee
12th Sep 2014 - 30th Mar 2015
Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
12th Jul 2010 - 14th Feb 2011
Science and Technology Committee
12th Jul 2010 - 14th Feb 2011


Department Event
Thursday 23rd September 2021
09:30
Cabinet Office
Oral questions - Main Chamber
23 Sep 2021, 9:30 a.m.
Cabinet Office (including Topical Questions)
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Division Votes
Wednesday 9th June 2021
Information Commissioner (Remuneration)
voted Aye - in line with the party majority
One of 359 Conservative Aye votes vs 0 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 369 Noes - 2
Speeches
Wednesday 14th July 2021
Oral Answers to Questions

What an excellent question. I commend my hon. Friend for the work he is doing to encourage youth climate activists …

Written Answers
Tuesday 6th May 2014
No title given
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of families eligible for tax-free …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Wednesday 9th September 2020
United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020
To make provision in connection with the internal market for goods and services in the United Kingdom (including provision about …
MP Financial Interests
Saturday 11th January 2020
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Memo Fashions Ltd
Address of donor: Memo House, Kendal Avenue, Acton, London W3 0XA
Amount of donation, …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Alok Sharma has voted in 232 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
Edward Miliband (Labour)
Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
(27 debate interactions)
Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker)
(12 debate interactions)
Darren Jones (Labour)
(11 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Cabinet Office
(116 debate contributions)
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Latest EDMs signed by Alok Sharma

Alok Sharma has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Alok Sharma, 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.


Alok Sharma has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Alok Sharma has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

3 Bills introduced by Alok Sharma


To make provision in connection with the internal market for goods and services in the United Kingdom (including provision about the recognition of professional and other qualifications); to make provision in connection with provisions of the Northern Ireland Protocol relating to trade and state aid; to authorise the provision of financial assistance by Ministers of the Crown in connection with economic development, infrastructure, culture, sport and educational or training activities and exchanges; to make regulation of the provision of distortive or harmful subsidies a reserved or excepted matter; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 17th December 2020 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision about companies and other entities in financial difficulty; and to make temporary changes to the law relating to the governance and regulation of companies and other entities.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 25th June 2020 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision relating to the promotion of economic recovery and growth.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Wednesday 22nd July 2020 and was enacted into law.

Alok Sharma has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


Alok Sharma has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament