Tim Loughton

Former MP, East Worthing and Shoreham

East Worthing and Shoreham Conservative

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How Tim Loughton voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Tim Loughton occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Police Forces: Finance 23 Mar 2015

    On Friday night, I went out with the very impressive section 136 team at Worthing police. The initiative, under which community psychiatric nurses go out on patrol with the police, is being piloted in Sussex. Given that up to two thirds of police call-outs are estimated to relate to mental health and substance abuse problems, this has the potential to free up a lot of police time and save a...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Greater London 20 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the level of punctuality was for Southern and Thameslink passenger rail services running into London in the last 12 months.
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Adult Education 20 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of the level of funding his Department will provide to further education colleges for the provision of adult education in each of the next five years; and if he will make a statement.

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Former Conservative MP for East Worthing and Shoreham

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Home Department
  • Education and Skills
  • Education
  • Mental Health
  • Children: Protection
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Adoption
  • Children: Databases

Currently held offices

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 3 Nov 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (17 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (20 Jul 2004 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Children) (1 Jul 2003 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jul 2001 to 1 Jul 2003)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Transport and the Regions) (1 Jul 2000 to 1 Jul 2001)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Nov 1997 to 5 Nov 2001)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 66 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 123 written questions in the last year — well above 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 80.63% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 28 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
  • 127 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 864 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
From 8 April 2013, adviser to the National Fostering Agency, 71 Cowley Road, Uxbridge, UB8 2AE. Commitment of about 20 hours a year. (£15,000-£20,000) (Registered 18 April 2013; updated 26 May 2013)
March 2014, received £1,666 gross. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 18 March 2014)
April 2014, received £1,666 gross. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 28 April 2014)
May 2014, received £1,666 gross. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 28 May 2014)
June 2014, received £1,666 gross. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 11 June 2014)
July 2013, received £1,666 gross. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 21 July 2014)
August 2014, received £1,666 gross. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 2 September 2014)
September 2014 received £1,666 gross. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 2 September 2014)
October 2014 received £1,666 gross. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 29 October 2014)
November 2014 received £1,666 gross. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 24 November 2014)
December 2014 received £1,666 gross. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 22 December 2014)
January 2015 received £1,666 gross. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 13 January 2015)
February 2015 received £1,666 gross. Hours: 3 hrs . (Registered 25 February 2015)
Payments from Cumberlege Eden & Partners Ltd, Snells Cottage, The Green, Newick, Lewes BN8 4LA:
27 March 2014, received £300 for training session for NHS professionals. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 28 April 2014)
1 May 2014, received £300 for training session for NHS professionals. Hours: 3 hrs. (28 May 2014)
8 May 2014, received £300 for training session for NHS professionals. Hours: 3 hrs. (28 May 2014)
21 May 2014, received £300 for training session for NHS professionals. Hours: 3 hrs. (28 May 2014)
10 September 2014, received £300 for training session for NHS professionals. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 22 September 2014)
23 October 2014, received £350 for training session for NHS professionals. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 29 October 2014)
21 July 2014, received £400 from Associated Newspapers Ltd, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, Kensington, London, W8 5TT for article published in Daily Mail. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 28 July 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Tearfund
Address of donor: 100 Church Road, Teddington, London TW11 8QE
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £601.01; road travel; £80; total; £681.01. I covered the cost of my own accommodation and food.
Destination of visit: Jordan (Syrian refugees)
Date of visit: 21-25 July 2014
Purpose of visit: to see Tearfund's work amongst Syrian refugees in Jordan, providing education, child-friendly spaces and material support to refugees living in communities and official refugee camps.
(Registered 2 September 2014)
9. Registrable shareholdings
(a) Mindful Policy Group Trading Ltd (Registered 20 May 2013)
(a) (b) Classwatch Limited.
11. Miscellaneous
Chairman of the Mindful Policy Group Trading Ltd, a commercial company with a charitable arm which aims to advance the science of attachment through training, conferences and publications. The role is unremunerated but I have an equity stake in the company (see my entry under Category 9 above) (Registered 26 May 2013)

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