Henry Bellingham

MP, North West Norfolk

North West Norfolk Conservative

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How Henry Bellingham voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Henry Bellingham occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Commonwealth Immigration and Visas — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] 27 Jan 2015

    My hon. Friend is making some strong points. He mentioned the 15 dominions in which the Queen is still Head of State. Does he agree that because those countries have decided to keep the Queen as Head of State, their citizens should be afforded certain privileges on arrival at our ports of entry? It is ridiculous that they are confined by those barriers that accommodate the rest of the world....
  • Commonwealth Immigration and Visas — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] 27 Jan 2015

    Does my hon. Friend agree that we need an explanation from the Minister about the hub-and-spoke visa issuing system? Certainly in Africa, a number of smaller Commonwealth countries are now spokes and have to feed through to hubs such as Accra, Pretoria or Nairobi. It is obviously incredibly important that that system is as efficient as possible so that people from smaller Commonwealth...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions 27 Jan 2015

    Is the Chancellor aware that since 2010 unemployment in my constituency is down by a staggering 1,000? What assessment has he made of the role of small business start-ups in reducing unemployment?

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Conservative MP for North West Norfolk

Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • Trade and Industry
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Prisons
  • Prison Service
  • Prison
  • Smallpox Vaccine
  • Prison Service: Pay

Currently held offices

  • Member, High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill (Commons)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (17 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Minister, Justice (6 Jul 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Constitutional Affairs (8 Nov 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Whip, Whips (20 May 2005 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Shadow Minister, Economic Affairs (10 May 2004 to 20 May 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 27 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 64.79% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 22 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 681 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

1. Directorships
Non-executive director of Developing Markets Associates Ltd, a global consultancy and investment conference organiser. (Registered 17 May 2013)
Received £7,500 gross. Hours: 4 hrs carrying out duties as a Non-Executive Director, plus 8 hrs chairing and attending DMA inward investment conferences. (Registered 17 February 2014)
Received £5,000 gross. Hours: 5 hrs carrying out duties as a Non-Executive Director, plus 4 hrs chairing and attending DMA inward investment conferences. (Registered 1 May 2014)
Received £2,500 gross. Hours: 10 hrs carrying out duties as a Non-Executive Director, plus 4 hrs chairing sessions at DMA’s inward investment conferences. (Registered 30 May 2014)
Received £2,500 gross. Hours: 4 hrs carrying out duties as a Non-Executive Director. (Registered 1 July 2014)
Received £2,500 gross. Hours: 4 hrs carrying out duties as a Non-Executive Director. (Registered 12 August 2014)
Received £2,500 gross. Hours: 2 hrs carrying out duties as a Non-Executive Director. (Registered 3 September 2014)
Received £2,500 gross. Hours: 2 hrs carrying out duties as a Non-Executive Director. (Registered 29 September 2014)
Received £2,500 gross. Hours: 2 hrs carrying out duties as a Non-Executive Director; plus 2 hrs chairing sessions at DMA’s inward investment conferences. (Registered 30 October 2014)
Non-Executive Chairman of Pontus Marine Limited, a UK based company with commercial fishing interests in the Gulf of Aden and the Middle East. (Registered 12 June 2013)
Received £5,855 gross (£4,226 net) for carrying out duties as Non-Executive Chairman and giving advice on strategy and corporate governance. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 29 September 2014)
Received £1,955 gross (£1,408 net) for carrying out duties as Non-Executive Chairman and giving advice on strategy and corporate governance. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 30 October 2014)
Received £1,955 gross (£1,408 net) for carrying out duties as Non-Executive Chairman and giving advice on strategy and corporate governance. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 2 December 2014)
Non-executive Chairman of Pathfinder Minerals PLC, an AIM listed mining company. (Registered 17 February 2014)
Received £4,000 gross (£2,852 net) for carrying out duties as Non-Executive Chairman and giving advice on strategy and Corporate Governance. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 1 April 2014)
Received £4,000 gross (£2,852 net) for carrying out duties as Non-Executive Chairman and giving advice on strategy and Corporate Governance. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 2 May 2014)
Received £4,000 gross (£2,850 net) for carrying out duties as Non-Executive Chairman and giving advice on strategy and Corporate Governance.  Hours:  6 hrs. (Registered 30 May 2014)
Received £4,000 gross (£2,850 net) for carrying out duties as Non-Executive Chairman and giving advice on strategy and Corporate Governance.  Hours:  7 hrs. (Registered 1 July 2014)
Received £4,000 gross (£2,850 net) for carrying out duties as Non-Executive Chairman and giving advice on strategy and corporate governance. Hours:  6 hrs.  (Registered 12 August 2014)  
Received £4,000 gross (£2,850 net) for carrying out duties as Non-Executive Chairman and giving advice on strategy and corporate governance. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 3 September 2014)  
Received £4,000 gross (£2,850 net) for carrying out duties as Non-Executive Chairman and giving advice on strategy and corporate governance. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 29 September 2014)  
Received £4,000 gross (£2,850 net) for carrying out duties as Non-Executive Chairman and giving advice on strategy and corporate governance. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 30 October 2014)  
Received £4,000 gross (£2,850 net) for carrying out duties as Non-Executive Chairman and giving advice on strategy and corporate governance. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 2 December 2014)  
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Former member of Lloyds (resigned 1999. Reinsured into Equitas.)
8. Land and Property
Forestry and arable land in Norfolk.
9. Registrable shareholdings
(a) Lansdowne Advisory Ltd.
(a) Longborough Capital PLC
(a) Glencara Estate company (Registered 28 May 2013)
11. Miscellaneous
Non-practising barrister-at-law.
Unremunerated director of Global Law Summit Ltd, set up to run the 2015 Global Law Summit which will commemorate the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta and promote UK legal services around the world. (Registered 31 October 2013)

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