Tim Loughton

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

East Worthing and Shoreham Conservative

Tim Loughton’s voting in Parliament

Tim Loughton is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Tim Loughton sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Tim Loughton generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Tim Loughton occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 11 Mar 2016

    Civil Partnership Act 2004 (Amendment) Bill - 2nd reading – Tim Loughton. Legislation
  • Equitable Life: Recreational Sea Bass Fishing 11 Feb 2016

    As another MP with a coastline, may I ask my hon. Friend to acknowledge that not only are some 10,400 jobs dependent on sea angling, but there is a whole lot of leisure industry business that supports sea anglers—accommodation and everything else—with sea bass fishing being, of course, the most popular form of sea angling? An enormous business worth over 1.2 billion, it is...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Channel Four 10 Feb 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what discussions he has had with Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on options relating to the future of Channel 4.

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Conservative MP for East Worthing and Shoreham

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — 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 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (3 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • 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 49 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 189 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 89.58% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 31 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.
  • 141 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Tim Loughton’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 893 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
From 8 April 2013, adviser to the National Fostering Agency, 71 Cowley Road, Uxbridge, UB8 2AE. From August 2015, paid £1,833.33 per month, until further notice. Hours: 3 hrs per month. (Registered 18 April 2013; updated 26 May 2013, 16 June 2015 and 28 August 2015)
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)
March 2015 received £1,666 gross. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 16 March 2015)
April 2015 received £1,666 gross. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 13 May 2015)
May 2015 received £1,666 gross. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 13 May 2015)
Payments from Cumberlege Eden & Partners Ltd, Snells Cottage, The Green, Newick, Lewes BN8 4LA:
11 March 2015, received £300 for training session for NHS professionals. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 16 March 2015)
9 September 2015, received £350 for training session for NHS professionals. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 28 September 2015)
14 August 2015, £400 received from News Group Newspapers Ltd, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF, for an article published in The Sun on 19 July 2015. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 17 August 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: John E. Fells and Sons Ltd
Address of donor: Fells House, Prince Edward Street, Berkhamsted MP4 3EZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: jeroboam of vintage port donated as an auction prize, valued at £1,800

Donor status: company, registration 00167004

(Registered 21 May 2015)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Mindful Policy Group Trading Ltd (Registered 20 May 2013)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
Until May 2015, Classwatch Limited (Updated 3 September 2015)
8. 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. (Registered 26 May 2013)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Elizabeth Loughton, as part-time Office Manager (updated 18 May 2015).

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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