Liam Fox

North Somerset Conservative

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How Liam Fox voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails

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Liam Fox occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Taxation: Golf 7 Apr 2014

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to the European Court of Justice ruling on the Bridport and West Dorset case of 19 December 2013, what measures will be taken to ensure that the refund of VAT to member-owned golf clubs will be distributed to club members.
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Taxation: Golf 7 Apr 2014

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how much corporation tax has been paid to the Exchequer in respect of visitors fees for member-owned golf clubs since 1990; (2) with reference to the rules set out in the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) manual BIM24000, whether HMRC has collected the appropriate rates of corporation tax from member-owned golf clubs; and what steps HMRC plans to take...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Macedonia 27 Mar 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1) how the International Court of Justice's judgment on 5 December 2011 in the case concerning the Application of the Interim Accord of 13 September 1995 (the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia v. Greece) will affect the Republic of Macedonia's membership entry into the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation; (2) what his...

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Conservative MP for North Somerset

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • International Development
  • Treasury
  • Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Iraq: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Armoured Fighting Vehicles
  • Armed Forces: Training
  • Armed Forces: Deployment

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Defence (12 May 2010 to 14 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence, Defence (16 Dec 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Foreign Secretary, Foreign Affairs (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Co-Chairman of the Party, Conservative Party (10 May 2004 to 20 May 2005)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 8 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 63.28% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 14 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 944 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Contract with Quercus Editions Limited for writing a book. Address: Quercus Editions Limited, 55 Baker Street, 7th Floor, South Block, London, W1U 8EW.
24 July 2013, advance of £6,150 on delivery and acceptance of manuscript. Hours: 300 hrs between February and July 2013. (Registered 5 September 2013)
17 September 2013, advance of £6,150 on publication of hardback. Hours: 250 hours between July and September 2013. (Registered 17 September 2013)
1 October 2013, received payment of £1,476 from the Mail on Sunday, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT, for article published on 8 September 2013. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 4 October 2013)
Payment from Specialist Speakers, 18 Waxwell Lane, Harrow, London, HA5 3EN, UK
20 December 2013, received £3,000 for speech for Asbestos The Truth(at Hilton Deansgate Hotel, 303Deansgate, Manchester, M3 4LQ)  hosted by  Lucion Environmental Ltd, Unit 7 Halifax Court, Dunston, Gateshead, NE11 9JT on  27 November 2013. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 6 January 2014)
Payment from The University of Buckingham, Hunter Street, Buckingham, MK18 1EG
17 February 2014, received £1,000 for speech on 28 January 2014. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 26 February 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor:  Keltbray Group (Holdings) Ltd
(b) Address of donor:  St Andrew's House, Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9TA
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000
(b) Date of receipt:  25 May 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 29 May 2013
(b) Donor status: company, registration no. 2810840
(b) (Registered 31 May 2013)
(b) Name of donor: RAB Capital Limited
(b) Address of donor: 1 Adam Street, London, WC2N 6LE
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(b) Date of receipt of donation:  9 July 2013
(b) Date of acceptance of donation: 10 July 2013
(b) Donor status: Company, registration number 3694213
(b) (Registered 10 July 2013)
(b) Name of donor:  Time Partners Limited
(b) Address of donor:  2nd Floor, 69-85 Tabernacle Street, London, EC2A 4RR
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(b) Date of receipt:  1 November 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 11 November 2013
(b) Donor status: Company, number 08364643
(b) (Registered 11 November 2013)
(b) Name of donor:  Keltbray Group (Holdings) Ltd
(b) Address of donor:  St Andrew's House, Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9TA
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000
(b) Date of receipt:  13 November 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 13 November 2013
(b) Donor status: company, registration no. 2810840
(b) (Registered 3 December 2013)
(b) Name of donor: Michael Lewis
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(b) Date of receipt: 17 March 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 17 March 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 18 March 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Mr Mick Davis
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,000
(b) Date of receipt: 20 March 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 21 March 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 20 March 2014)
(b) Name of donor:  Midland Chilled Foods Ltd
(b) Address of donor:  75DStation Rd, Barton-under-Needwood, Burton on Trent, DE13 8DS Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(b) Date of receipt:  28 March 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 1 April 2014
(b) Donor status: Company, No. 01104045
(b) (Registered 1 April 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
I have accepted Honorary Membership for life of the Carlton Club.
Name of donor: British-Turkish Tatlidil
Address of donor: 48 Desning Hall Cottages, Higham, IP28 6PB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): return flights, accommodation, transport and food with a value of £1,158.54
Date of receipt of donation: 1-3 November 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 1-3 November 2013
Donor status: unincorporated association.
(Registered 11 November 2013)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: University of Bahrain
Address of donor: University of Bahrain, P.O. Box 32038, Sakheer, Kingdom of Bahrain
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): return flights, accommodation, in country travel and food, with a total value of £2,500
Destination of visit: Kingdom of Bahrain
Date of visit: 31st March – 2nd April 2013
Purpose of visit: To take part in the Bahrain International Symposium, to examine institutional developments and political reforms in Bahrain.
(Registered 26 April 2013)
Name of donor: Ministry of Defence of Estonia
Address of donor: Sakala 1, Tallinn, 15094, Estonia

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation, ground transportation and meals with a value of approx £2,378

Destination of visit: Tallinn, Estonia

Date of visit: 24-27 June 2013

Purpose of visit: To deliver keynote speech at annual NATO Legal Conference June 24-28; meetings at Estonian MOD
(Registered 9 July 2013)
Name of donor: Dukehill Services Ltd
Address of donor: 100 Dudley Road East, Oldbury, West Midlands, B69 3DZ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,400 approx for two people
Destination of visit: Journey from Southampton to Zeebrugge
Date of visit: 16-18 June 2013
Purpose of visit: To attend the Queen Elizabeth Business Weekend - a conference on board the Queen Elizabeth. My wife also joined me on the trip.
(Registered 9 July 2013)
Address of donor: 45b Westbourne Terrace, London W2 3UR
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Ground travel, accommodation and some meals for myself and a staff member, plus return flights to Israel for myself; total value £2,634
Destination of visit: Israel
Date of visit: 29-31 July 2013
Purpose of visit: various meetings in Israel
(Registered 6 August 2013)
Address of donor: 301 1st Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Flights, accommodation, food, ground transportation and historic area ticket, to a total value of £2,665.93
Destination of visit: Williamsburg, United States, VA 23185
Date of visit: 16-18 March 2014
Purpose of visit: to take part in the Williamsburg-CSIS Forum in association with the CSIS Europe Program and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
(Registered 18 March 2014)
8. Land and Property
Residential property in London SE1 from which rental income is received (from 25 September 2011). (Registered 20 October 2011)

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