Laurence Robertson

MP, Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury Conservative

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Laurence Robertson’s voting in Parliament

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

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  • Laurence Robertson generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Laurence Robertson generally voted against fixed periods between parliamentary elections, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Foreign Aid Expenditure — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] 13 Jun 2016

    I agree with the tone that my hon. Friend is taking on this issue. Just a few days ago I was in Ethiopia. I saw the effects of the drought in that country, where more than 16 million people are dependent on food aid to survive. I am proud that this country is stepping up to the mark, because nobody in this country did anything to deserve being born in the relative luxury that we live in. It...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Manufacturing 8 Jun 2016

    Just this morning the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee began an inquiry into the energy sector, in particular the electricity sector, in Northern Ireland, and high energy costs are a problem for the manufacturing sector. No doubt we will speak to the Secretary of State, or perhaps a Minister, about that issue, but does she have any initial thoughts on that problem?
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism 26 May 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what funds his Department is providing from the public purse to deliver its autism strategy in (a) England and (b) Gloucestershire; whether that funding is ring-fenced; and if he will make a statement.

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Conservative MP for Tewkesbury

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • RAF Innsworth
  • Ethiopia
  • Bovine Tuberculosis
  • Bovine TB
  • Smart Card Technology

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 10 Sep 2015)
  • Chair, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 18 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (10 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Northern Ireland) (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (30 Oct 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Trade and Industry) (1 Jun 2003 to 30 Oct 2003)
  • Member, Education & Skills Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Nov 2001)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2003)
  • Member, Social Security Committee (22 Nov 1999 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (26 Jul 1999 to 23 May 2002)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Nov 1997 to 18 Jan 2000)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (28 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Position on the Advisory Board of Veolia Environmental Services, 210 Pentonville Rd, London N1 9JY from 1 June 2013. Expected annual remuneration of £6,000, plus £1,000 for each meeting of the Advisory Board; a total of £9,000-£10,000 p.a. Expected commitment of about 60 hrs a year. (Registered 25 February 2014)
13 May 2015, received £2,500. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 08 June 2015)
9 February 2016, received £6,500. Hours: 48 hrs. (Registered 29 February 2016)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA for completing surveys:
20 October 2015, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 December 2015)
21 August 2015, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 December 2015)
7 July 2015, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 December 2015)
22 April 2015, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 December 2015)
15 December 2015, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 16 December 2015)
Payment from Ipsos MORI UK Ltd, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
24 August 2015, received £200 for completing a survey. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 15 September 2015)
15 January 2016, £200 received for completing a survey. Hours: 1 hr and 15 mins. (Registered 08 February 2016)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC17 8RT, for opinion surveys:
12 November 2015, received £80. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 December 2015)
20 October 2015, received £80. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 December 2015)
6 July 2015, received £70. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 December 2015)
14 April 2015, received £100. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 December 2015)
14 December 2015, received £30. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 05 January 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Yousuf Jaffar
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000

Date received: 6 March 2015

Date accepted: 6 March 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: Peter Bond
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: sponsorship of dinner valued at £2,707.13

Date received: 12 May 2015

Date accepted: 12 May 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 June 2015)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Coral
Address of donor: One Stratford Place, Montfichet Road, London, E20 1EJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality for my wife and me to the value of £300, received at Sandown Racecourse on 4 July 2015

Date of receipt: 10 June 2015

Date of acceptance: 4 July 2015

Donor status: company, registration 07254686

(Registered 21 July 2015)
Name of donor: Racecourse Association Ltd
Address of donor: Winkfield Road, Ascot SL5 7HX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: a metal badge entitling the bearer to admittance to certain horse racing meetings in the UK during 2016. The badge is not available for purchase but its estimated value is between £0 - £1,000, depending on usage.

Date received: 1 January 2016

Date accepted: 30 January 2016

Donor status: company, registration no 93447

(Registered 29 February 2016)
Name of donor: Gala Coral
Address of donor: New Castle House, Castle Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 1FT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality for my wife and me at Chepstow racecourse, approximate value £280 (registered with subsequent hospitality received on 16 March 2016)

Date received: 9 January 2016

Date accepted: 9 January 2016

Donor status: company, registration 07254686

(Registered 11 April 2016)
Name of donor: Gala Coral
Address of donor: New Castle House, Castle Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 1FT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at Cheltenham racecourse for my wife and me, approximate value £600

Date received: 16 March 2016

Date accepted: 16 March 2016

Donor status: company, registration 07254686

(Registered 11 April 2016)
Name of donor: Ladbrokes plc
Address of donor: Imperial House, Imperial Drive, Rayners Lane, Harrow HA2 7JW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at Cheltenham racecourse for my wife and me, approximate value £486

Date received: 17 March 2016

Date accepted: 17 March 2016

Donor status: company, registration 00566221

(Registered 11 April 2016)
Name of donor: William Hill plc
Address of donor: Greenside House, 50 Station Road, Wood Green, London N22 7TP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at Cheltenham racecourse for my wife and me, approximate value £700

Date received: 18 March 2016

Date accepted: 18 March 2016

Donor status: company, registration 4212563

(Registered 11 April 2016)
Name of donor: Jockey Club Racecourses Ltd - Cheltenham Racecourse
Address of donor: 75 High Holborn, London WC1V 6LS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality provided to my wife and me at Cheltenham, approx. value £600

Date received: 15 March 2016

Date accepted: 15 March 2016

Donor status: company, registration 2909409

(Registered 13 April 2016)
Name of donor: Jockey Club Racecourses Ltd - Aintree Racecourse
Address of donor: 75 High Holborn, London WC1V 6LS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality provided to my wife and me at Aintree, approx. value £800

Date received: 9 April 2016

Date accepted: 9 April 2016

Donor status: company, registration 2909409

(Registered 13 April 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Taipei Representative Office in the UK
Address of donor: 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel, accommodation and hospitality for me and my wife; £3,250

Destination of visit: Taiwan

Date of visit: 25 July - 1 August 2015

Purpose of visit: to undertake meetings and have briefings on Parliamentary matters.

(Registered 24 August 2015)
Name of donor: (1) Westminster Africa Business Group (2) Eagle Scientific Ltd
Address of donor: (1) Regent House, Sandiacre, Nottingham NG10 5DJ (2) Lenton St, Sandiacre NG10 5DJ

Amount of donation (or estimate of probable value): (1) flights, hotel, visas and parking for my wife and me, with a total value of £2,868.26 (2) upgrade of return flights on 18 February 2016 for my wife and me, £743

Dates of visit: 13 to 18 February 2016

Destination of visit: Abuja, Nigeria

Purpose of visit: Trade mission to promote British businesses.

(Registered 29 February 2016; updated 1 March 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in London: (i) and (ii). From 8 March to 21 May 2015, this property did not generate any income. (Registered 24 February 2014; updated 08 June 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Anne Marie Robertson, as Office Manager.

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