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Matt Hancock

Conservative - West Suffolk

Matt Hancock is not a member of any APPGs
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care
9th Jul 2018 - 26th Jun 2021
Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
8th Jan 2018 - 9th Jul 2018
Minister of State (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Digital Policy)
3rd Jul 2017 - 8th Jan 2018
Minister of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Digital Policy)
15th Jul 2016 - 3rd Jul 2017
Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office
8th May 2015 - 14th Jul 2016
Minister of State for Portsmouth
15th Jul 2014 - 8th May 2015
Minister of State (Department of Energy and Climate Change)
15th Jul 2014 - 30th Mar 2015
Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)
15th Jul 2014 - 30th Mar 2015
Minister of State (Department for Education) (Jointly with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)
7th Oct 2013 - 15th Jul 2014
Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Jointly with the Department for Education)
7th Oct 2013 - 15th Jul 2014
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)
6th Sep 2012 - 7th Oct 2013
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education) (Jointly with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)
6th Sep 2012 - 7th Oct 2013
Standards and Privileges
19th Oct 2010 - 12th Dec 2012
Public Accounts Committee
12th Jul 2010 - 12th Nov 2012


Scheduled Event
Friday 18th March 2022
Private Members' Bills - Main Chamber
Dyslexia Screening Bill: Second Reading
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Division Votes
Wednesday 26th January 2022
Business without Debate
voted Aye - in line with the party majority
One of 292 Conservative Aye votes vs 0 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 298 Noes - 176
Speeches
Wednesday 26th January 2022
Economic Crime: Planned Government Bill
May I associate myself with the remarks praising Lord Agnew, who has done great service in government? Will the Minister …
Written Answers
Friday 14th January 2022
Prisons: Digital Technology
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisons have (a) provision for and (b) operational in-cell devices …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Tuesday 7th December 2021
Dyslexia Screening Bill 2021-22
A Bill to require screening for dyslexia in primary schools; to make provision about the teaching and assessment of children …
MP Financial Interests
Monday 17th January 2022
1. Employment and earnings
13 January 2022, received £2,000 from the Daily Mail, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT, for an article. …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Matt Hancock has voted in 297 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
Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker)
(110 debate interactions)
Jonathan Ashworth (Labour (Co-op))
Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
(94 debate interactions)
Munira Wilson (Liberal Democrat)
Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Health and Social Care)
(55 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Department of Health and Social Care
(2826 debate contributions)
Cabinet Office
(41 debate contributions)
HM Treasury
(10 debate contributions)
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West Suffolk 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 West Suffolk signature proportion
Matt Hancock has not participated in any petition debates

Latest EDMs signed by Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Matt Hancock, 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.


Matt Hancock has not been granted any Urgent Questions

1 Adjournment Debate led by Matt Hancock

Thursday 23rd September 2021

10 Bills introduced by Matt Hancock


A Bill to confer power to amend or supplement the law relating to human medicines, veterinary medicines and medical devices; make provision about the enforcement of regulations, and the protection of health and safety, in relation to medical devices; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 11th February 2021 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision for the regulation of the processing of information relating to individuals; to make provision in connection with the Information Commissioner's functions under certain regulations relating to information; to make provision for a direct marketing code of conduct; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to amend the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in relation to procedures in accordance with which a person may be deprived of liberty where the person lacks capacity to consent, and for connected purposes

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 16th May 2019 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 28th May 2015

This Bill received Royal Assent on Wednesday 16th March 2016 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision in connection with coronavirus; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Wednesday 25th March 2020 and was enacted into law.


To make provision regarding the funding of the health service in England in respect of each financial year until the financial year that ends with 31 March 2024.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Monday 16th March 2020 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to Make provision about paying and arranging for healthcare provided outside the United Kingdom and giving effect to healthcare agreements; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Tuesday 26th March 2019 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to require screening for dyslexia in primary schools; to make provision about the teaching and assessment of children found by that screening to have dyslexia; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading (Commons)
Tuesday 7th December 2021
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Next Event - 2nd Reading (Commons)
Friday 18th March 2022
Order Paper number: 30
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A bill to amend the Gambling Act 2005 to regulate remote gambling on a point of consumption basis; to require all operators selling into the British market, whether in the United Kingdom or overseas, to hold a Gambling Commission licence to enable them to undertake transactions with British consumers and to advertise in the United Kingdom; to provide that all relevant operators contribute to the Horserace Betting Levy; and for connected purposes


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 25th June 2012

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to amend the Gambling Act 2005 to regulate remote gambling on a point of consumption basis; to require all operators selling into the British market, whether in the United Kingdom or overseas, to hold a Gambling Commission licence to enable them to undertake transactions with British consumers and to advertise in the United Kingdom; to provide that all relevant operators contribute to the Horserace Betting Levy; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 7th February 2012

Matt Hancock has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


1 Written Question in the current parliament

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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
5th Jan 2022
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisons have (a) provision for and (b) operational in-cell devices provided by (i) Coracle and (ii) other providers, broken down by prison.

The total number of prison sites which have provision for, and operational in-cell devices provided by Coracle is currently 21. There will also be approximately 300 more devices being deployed across an additional 20 sites in total by the end of January 2022. The table below breaks down the figures for the number of these in-cell devices by prison.

HMP Belmarsh

17

HMP Buckley Hall

20

HMP Cardiff

5

HMP Full Sutton

15

HMP Guys Marsh

8

HMP Highpoint (North and South)

18

HMP Hollesley Bay

11

HMP Hull

12

HMP Hydebank Wood College

16

HMP Isle of Wight

20

HMP Isis

15

HMP Kirklevington Grange

10

HMP Northumberland

8

HMP Parc

5

HMP Pentonville

11

HMP Prescoed

2

HMP Stocken

3

HMP Swaleside

12

HMP Swansea

5

HMP Warren Hill

10

HMP Whitemoor

15

Total

238

The total number of prison sites which have provision for, and operational in-cell devices by other providers (MoJ D&T managed in-cell technology devices) is currently 8 with an additional 7 sites planned for deployment by the end of 2022. The table below breaks down the figures for the number of these in-cell devices by prison, currently deployed, together with the sites that have the infrastructure deployed, with device and digital services deployment planned for this year:

Site

No. of MoJ managed In-cell Tech Devices

Notes

HMP Lindholme

900

Full deployment under In-Cell Tech Programme

HM YOI Feltham

260

Full deployment under In-Cell Tech Programme

HMP/YOI New Hall

323

Full deployment under In-Cell Tech Programme

HM YOI Wetherby

2

Deployment in progress under in-cell tech programme

HM YOI Cookham Wood

106

Full deployment under In-Cell Tech Programme

HM YOI Werrington

68

Full deployment under In-Cell Tech Programme

HMP Wayland

923

Full deployment in 2016

HMP Berwyn

1810

Full deployment in 2016

HMP The Mount

Deployments planned by end of 2022 under In-Cell Tech Programme

HMP Ranby

Deployments planned by end of 2022 under In-Cell Tech Programme

HMP Styal

Deployments planned by end of 2022 under In-Cell Tech Programme

HMP Erlstoke

Deployments planned by end of 2022 under In-Cell Tech Programme

HMP Stoke Heath

Deployments planned by end of 2022 under In-Cell Tech Programme

HMP Garth

Deployments planned by end of 2022 under In-Cell Tech Programme

HMP Swaleside

Deployments planned by end of 2022 under In-Cell Tech Programme

Total devices deployed as of 6/1/2022

4392

Victoria Atkins
Minister of State (Ministry of Justice)