Tony Baldry

MP, Banbury

Banbury Conservative

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How Tony Baldry voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Tony Baldry hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 18 Dec 2014

    May I welcome the publication today of the Lords Spiritual (Women) Bill, which will provide the opportunity to fast-track into the House of Lords women consecrated as diocesan bishops? My right hon. Friend will know that there was widespread support and rejoicing in both Houses for the measure to enable women to become bishops in the Church of England, but there was concern that if the rules...
  • Energy and Climate Change: A and E and Ambulance Services 18 Dec 2014

    Clinical commissioning groups and hospital trusts throughout the country, including those in Oxfordshire, are working very hard to ensure that they can triage people at the entrance to accident and emergency departments, so that those who need primary care get primary care and those who need A and E services get A and E services. Was the urgent question not simply a new form of political...
  • Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: Food Banks 17 Dec 2014

    I hope that every Member will read the all-party report entitled “Feeding Britain”, which has 77 recommendations, all of which seem eminently practical. I think everyone would agree that we should collectively seek to ensure that benefits can be paid as quickly as possible. I was not sure whether the hon. Member for Garston and Halewood (Maria Eagle) was giving an undertaking...

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Conservative MP for Banbury

Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • International Development
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Asylum Seekers
  • Iraq
  • Asylum and Immigration
  • Departmental Accounts
  • Businesses: Orders and Regulations

Currently held offices

  • Member, Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills (Joint Committee)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
  • The Second Church Estates Commissioner

Other offices held in the past

  • Chairman, International Development Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 114 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 13 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 79.80% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 20 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1568 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

1. Remunerated directorships
Deputy Chairman, Woburn Energy plc, 16 Upper Woburn Place, London, WC1H 0AF; AIM listed company specialising in oil exploration and recovery. Work includes attending meetings and advising on business opportunities.
Received payment of £3,333. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 6 January 2014)
Received payment of £3,333. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 4 February 2014)
Received payment of £3,333. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 February 2014)
Received payment of £3,333. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 March 2014)
Received payment of £3,333. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 1 May 2014)
Received payment of £3,333. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 3 June 2014)
Received payment of £6,666.66. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 30 July 2014)
Received payment of £3,333. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 23 September 2014)
Received payment of £3,333. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 14 October 2014)
Received payment of £3,333. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 3 December 2014)
Chairman of Kazakhstan Kagazy plc, a London Stock Exchange listed company specialising in recycling waste paper in Central Asia and in paper production. (Registered 11 April 2013; updated 8 January 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 6 January 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 4 February 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 27 February 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 27 March 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 1 May 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 3 June 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 4 July 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 30 July 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 9 September 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 8 October 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 3 December 2014)
Associate Director, Werner Capital LLP, 45 Pont St, London SW1X 0BD. The partnership develops sustainable residential and commercial projects. (Registered 6 March 2014)
Received director’s fees of £5,000. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 1 April 2014)
£20,000 received as advance payment of director’s fees for April to July 2014. Hours: estimated at 6 hrs per month. (Registered 9 April 2014)
Member of the Advisory Board of the Hashoo Group, Head Office: Nespak House, Ataturk Avenue (East), G-5/2, PO Box No. 1670, Islamabad, Pakistan, an oil and gas company whose main assets are located in Pakistan. (Registered 26 August 2014)
Non Executive Director of the GNET Group plc, Suite 1102-1104, 11/F, Empire Centre, 68 Mody Road, Tsim Char Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, an e-commerce company in China offering an online to offline platform to retailers and consumers. (Registered 26 November 2014)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Practising barrister, arbitrator and mediator.
£15,000, plus travel and accommodation expenses of approximately £1,700 (including costs of visit to Baku 17-18 September) received from Trend News Agency, B. Vahabzade 14, Baku AZ 1141, Azerbaijan, for advice and discussions on matters relating to parliamentary relations and business, academic and educational links between the UK and Azerbaijan and discussions of two international conferences. Hours: approx 4 working days. (Registered 30 September 2014)
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Lighting Industry Association Limited
(b) Address of donor: Ground Floor, Westminster Tower, 3 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SL
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: I employ a research assistant who receives £700 per month direct from the Lighting Industry Association Limited, solely in connection with work that she does in support of the Associate All-Party Lighting Group.
(b) Date of receipt: ongoing since May 2011
(b) Date of acceptance: May 2011
(b) Donor status: company, registration 0604111
(b) (Registered 17 May 2011; updated 18 January 2013; updated 20 January 2014)
7. Overseas benefits and gifts
See my entry in Category 2.
8. Land and Property
A cottage in Oxfordshire.
9. Registrable shareholdings
(b) Mastermailer plc; supplier of secure stationery
(b) Woburn Energy plc.
(b) Target Resources plc; gold and diamond mining in Sierra Leone
11. Miscellaneous
Executive Partner in Diamond Film Partnership; a UK partnership promoting UK film and television production rights.

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