Oliver Letwin

MP, West Dorset

West Dorset Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Details

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Oliver Letwin

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Conservative MP for West Dorset

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Units
  • Departmental Accountancy
  • Departments: Accountancy
  • Departmental Public Expenditure
  • Departments: Public Bodies

Currently held offices

  • Minister for Government Policy (since 15 Jul 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister for Government Policy (12 May 2010 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Without portfolio (8 Dec 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Environment) (10 May 2005 to 8 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (10 Nov 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office) (1 Sep 2001 to 10 Nov 2003)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (26 Sep 2000 to 18 Sep 2001)
  • Shadow Financial Secretary (23 Jul 1999 to 10 Jan 2000)
  • Opposition Spokesperson (Constitutional Affairs, Scotland and Wales) (1 Jul 1998 to 23 Jul 1999)
  • Member, Deregulation Committee (23 Feb 1998 to 2 Jul 1999)

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 878 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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: Ilchester Estates
(a) Address of donor: The Estate Office, Melbury Sampford, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 0LF
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 01006592
(a) (Registered 12 May 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Velcourt Group plc
(a) Address of donor: The Veldt House, Much Marcle, Herefordshire HR8 2LJ
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 00718623
(a) (Registered 10 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Antony Hichens
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 10 December 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Dr and Mrs G Guy
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £50,000
(a) Donor status: individuals
(a) (Registered 5 February 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Ilchester Estates
(a) Address of donor: The Estate Office, Melbury Sampford, Dorchester DT2 0LF
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 01006592
(a) (Registered 18 February 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Mr J Sacher
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 25 March 2015)
8. Land and Property
My wife and I derive rental income from letting out rooms in our London home. (Registered 25 April 2012)

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