Nick Boles

Independent - Former Member for Grantham and Stamford

Nick Boles is not a member of any APPGs
1 Former APPG membership
Choice at the End of Life
Minister of State (Department for Education) (Jointly with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)
15th Jul 2014 - 13th Jul 2016
Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Jointly with the Department for Education)
15th Jul 2014 - 13th Jul 2016
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Planning)
6th Sep 2012 - 15th Jul 2014
Political and Constitutional Reform Committee
12th Jul 2010 - 1st Nov 2010


Division Voting information

Nick Boles has voted in 1761 divisions, and 34 times against the majority of their Party.

27 Mar 2019 - Business of the House - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 33 Conservative Aye votes vs 272 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 331 Noes - 287
27 Mar 2019 - EU: Withdrawal and Future Relationship Votes - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 94 Conservative No votes vs 157 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 160 Noes - 400
27 Mar 2019 - EU: Withdrawal and Future Relationship Votes - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 37 Conservative Aye votes vs 225 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 188 Noes - 283
27 Mar 2019 - EU: Withdrawal and Future Relationship Votes - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 59 Conservative Aye votes vs 200 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 65 Noes - 377
27 Mar 2019 - EU: Withdrawal and Future Relationship Votes - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 34 Conservative Aye votes vs 234 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 264 Noes - 272
27 Mar 2019 - EU: Withdrawal and Future Relationship Votes - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 122 Conservative No votes vs 126 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 139 Noes - 422
25 Mar 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) Act - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 30 Conservative Aye votes vs 281 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 329 Noes - 302
25 Mar 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) Act - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 15 Conservative Aye votes vs 294 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 311 Noes - 314
25 Mar 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) Act - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 28 Conservative Aye votes vs 280 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 327 Noes - 300
14 Mar 2019 - UK’s Withdrawal from the European Union - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 16 Conservative Aye votes vs 294 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 311 Noes - 314
14 Mar 2019 - UK’s Withdrawal from the European Union - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 15 Conservative Aye votes vs 294 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 312 Noes - 314
14 Mar 2019 - UK’s Withdrawal from the European Union - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 112 Conservative Aye votes vs 188 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 412 Noes - 202
13 Mar 2019 - UK’s Withdrawal from the European Union - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 66 Conservative No votes vs 149 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 164 Noes - 374
13 Mar 2019 - UK’s Withdrawal from the European Union - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 17 Conservative Aye votes vs 265 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 321 Noes - 278
29 Jan 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 15 Conservative Aye votes vs 294 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 301 Noes - 321
29 Jan 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 17 Conservative Aye votes vs 294 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 298 Noes - 321
29 Jan 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 12 Conservative Aye votes vs 296 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 290 Noes - 322
29 Jan 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 17 Conservative Aye votes vs 295 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 318 Noes - 310
9 Jan 2019 - BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE (SECTION 13(1)(b) OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (WITHDRAWAL) ACT 2018) (NO. 2) - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 17 Conservative Aye votes vs 285 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 308 Noes - 297
8 Jan 2019 - Finance (No. 3) Bill - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 20 Conservative Aye votes vs 282 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 303 Noes - 296
4 Dec 2018 - Business of the House (European Union (Withdrawal) Act) - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 25 Conservative Aye votes vs 282 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 321 Noes - 299
24 Oct 2018 - Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Bill - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 45 Conservative Aye votes vs 102 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 207 Noes - 117
23 Feb 2015 - Serious Crime Bill [Lords] - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 78 Conservative No votes vs 151 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 201 Noes - 292
27 Oct 2014 - Recall of MPs Bill - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 110 Conservative Aye votes vs 135 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 166 Noes - 340
21 May 2013 - Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 124 Conservative Aye votes vs 134 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 366 Noes - 161
20 May 2013 - Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 99 Conservative No votes vs 121 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 150 Noes - 340
20 May 2013 - Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 95 Conservative No votes vs 125 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 148 Noes - 339
20 May 2013 - Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 92 Conservative No votes vs 126 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 163 Noes - 321
5 Feb 2013 - Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 131 Conservative Aye votes vs 139 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 400 Noes - 175
17 Oct 2012 - Oral Health Services - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 16 Conservative No votes vs 227 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 479 Noes - 33
11 Jul 2012 - Sittings of the House - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 87 Conservative No votes vs 142 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 241 Noes - 256
11 Jul 2012 - Sittings of the House - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 93 Conservative Aye votes vs 139 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 267 Noes - 233
11 Jul 2012 - Sittings of the House - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 90 Conservative Aye votes vs 123 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 280 Noes - 184
13 Oct 2010 - Public Houses and Private Members’ Clubs (Smoking) Bill - View Vote Context
Nick Boles voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 37 Conservative No votes vs 74 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 86 Noes - 141
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All Debates

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Sparring Partners
Stephen Doughty (Labour (Co-op))
Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and International Development)
(82 debate interactions)
John Bercow (Speaker)
(54 debate interactions)
Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party)
Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Fair Work and Employment)
(36 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Department for Education
(700 debate contributions)
Cabinet Office
(78 debate contributions)
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Latest EDMs signed by Nick Boles

24th October 2019
Nick Boles signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 28th October 2019

Timetable for the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill

Tabled by: Lord Field of Birkenhead (Crossbench - Birkenhead)
That this House calls on the Government, if it is granted a flexible extension to Article 50 by the European Union, to work to a 14-day timetable for passing the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill, and to bring to an immediate end the flexible extension as soon as the Bill …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Independent: 3
Conservative: 3
Crossbench: 1
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Commons initiatives

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

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Nick Boles has not been granted any Urgent Questions

1 Adjournment Debate led by Nick Boles

Monday 24th February 2014

1 Bill introduced by Nick Boles


The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. To make provision in connection with the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 15th January 2019
Next Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Date TBA

Nick Boles has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament