Bernard Jenkin

MP, Harwich and North Essex

Harwich and North Essex Conservative

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How Bernard Jenkin voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Bernard Jenkin quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Service Personnel (Ukraine) 25 Feb 2015

    Does my right hon. Friend agree that the lesson of the cold war is that we secure peace through strength? I very much welcome this intervention, but we in the west must decide whether we are going to indicate our resolve to deter Russian aggression or not. Will he remind our American allies, whom I very much welcome as part of this initiative, that it was the sailing of their sixth fleet into...

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Conservative MP for Harwich and North Essex

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented North Essex; Colchester North

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Trade and Industry
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health
  • Regional Assemblies
  • Iraq
  • Afghanistan
  • Inflation
  • Departmental Press: Subscriptions

Currently held offices

  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (6 Nov 2014 to 3 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (7 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Committee on Arms Export Controls (18 Apr 2008 to 7 Oct 2009)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (10 Mar 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Defence Committee (29 Nov 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Defence Committee (27 Nov 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Deputy Chairman (Candidates), Conservative Party (16 Dec 2005 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Deputy Chair, Conservative Party (1 Dec 2005 to 7 Nov 2006)
  • Shadow Minister, Trade & Industry (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) (10 May 2005 to 8 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for the Regions, Local and Devolved Government Affairs (10 May 2004 to 20 May 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (The Regions) (1 Oct 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (1 Sep 2001 to 1 Oct 2003)
  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (19 Jun 1998 to 1 Sep 2001)
  • Opposition Spokesperson (Environment, Transport and the Regions) (1 Jan 1998 to 19 Jun 1998)
  • Opposition Spokesperson (Constitutional Affairs, Scotland and Wales) (1 Jul 1997 to 1 Jul 1998)
  • Member, Social Security (6 Dec 1993 to 21 Mar 1997)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 80.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 110 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Bernard Jenkin’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1155 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from Aros Corporation Limited, 112 Eversleigh Road, London SW11 5XB, (formerly Envoy Media, 11 Grosvenor Crescent, London SW1X 7EE), for regular column in Diplomat Magazine. Two hours work per month:
13 March 2014, received £250 for article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 24 March 2014)
27 May 2014, received £250 for article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 9 June 2014)
8 September 2014, received £500 for two articles. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 18 September 2014)
14 November 2014, received £250 for article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 4 December 2014)
15 January 2015, received £250 for article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 2 February 2015)
1 June 2014, received payment of £120 from John Wiley & Sons, The Atrium, Southern Gate, Chichester PO9 8SQ, for an article published in The Political Quarterly. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 June 2014)
30 October 2014, received £300 from Guardian News & Media Ltd, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1P 2AP, for an article published in the Observer. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 6 November 2014) 
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Pietas Consulting Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 9 Great Chesterford Court, London Road, Great Chesterford CB10 1PF
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,076.12 in meeting the costs of a dinner held for my own local party and that of another Conservative candidate.
(a) Donor status: company, registration 07976020
(a) (Registered 12 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Priya Hiranandani
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 19 December 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: Richard Matthews
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one day’s shooting; estimated value £1,500
Date of receipt of donation: 8 November 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 8 November 2014
Donor status: individual
(Registered 3 December 2014)
Name of donor: Richard Matthews
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one day’s shooting; estimated value £1,500
Date of receipt of donation: 8 December 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 8 December 2014
Donor status: individual
(Registered 9 December 2014)
8. Land and Property
Rental income from lodgers at my main home in London.

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