Henry Bellingham

Former MP, North West Norfolk

North West Norfolk Conservative

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How Henry Bellingham voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Henry Bellingham occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Legal Aid 17 Mar 2015

    When he next plans to meet representatives from (a) the Law Society and (b) the Bar Council to discuss legal aid.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Legal Aid 17 Mar 2015

    I thank the Minister for that reply. Is he aware that I represent a number of constituents involved with family law cases, including one young mother who is contesting adoption proceedings? She received legal aid for the substantive hearing, but she is now appealing and, unfortunately, cannot get legal aid. Has he made any assessment of the impact of the cost in respect of litigants in person...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: Pay 17 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what consideration the School Teachers Review Body has given to including salary sacrifice car schemes in the school teachers' pay and conditions document; and if she will make a statement.

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Former Conservative MP for North West Norfolk

Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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) Committee (since 29 Apr 2014)

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) (20 Nov 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (10 May 2005 to 20 Nov 2006)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jul 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (2 Dec 2002 to 8 Dec 2003)
  • Shadow Minister (Trade and Industry) (3 Jul 2002 to 1 Jul 2003)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 2 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Environment Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 18 Mar 1991)

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  • Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 23 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 65.38% 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.
  • 126 people are tracking this MP
  • 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: 9 Mar 2015.

1. Directorships
Non-executive director of Developing Markets Associates Ltd, a global consultancy and investment conference organiser. (Registered 17 May 2013)
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)  
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 7 January 2015)  
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 3 February 2015)  
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 4 March 2015)  
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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