Tim Loughton

MP, East Worthing and Shoreham

East Worthing and Shoreham Conservative

Tim Loughton’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Tim Loughton’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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Tim Loughton occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions 21 Jul 2015

    The Chancellor’s announcement on the living wage was widely welcomed, but what assurances can he give to residential care homes that offer subsidised places, of which there are many in Worthing, which will suffer from the proposed changes but will not benefit on the other side from the record reductions in corporation tax?
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Air Force 21 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many serving members of the Fleet Air Arm have given notice of their intention to leave before serving the time that they signed up for in each of the last five years.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Job Satisfaction 21 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent assessment he has made of the level of morale amongst military personnel on the front line.

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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

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)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 136 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 96.23% 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.
  • 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") 878 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
From 8 April 2013, adviser to the National Fostering Agency, 71 Cowley Road, Uxbridge, UB8 2AE. Paid £1,666 per month, until further notice. Hours: 3 hrs per month. (Registered 18 April 2013; updated 26 May 2013 and 16 June 2015)
August 2014, received £1,666 gross. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 02 September 2014)
September 2014 received £1,666 gross. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 02 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)
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:
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)
11 March 2015, received £300 for training session for NHS professionals. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 16 March 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)
4. Visits outside the UK
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 02 September 2014)
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
Classwatch Limited.
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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