Bill Wiggin

North Herefordshire Conservative

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How Bill Wiggin voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details

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Bill Wiggin occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Agricultural Accidents (Records) 9 Apr 2014

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require the Health and Safety Executive to record certain details of agricultural accidents and to report those details annually; and for connected purposes. I remind the House of my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests, and of the fact that I breed Hereford cattle myself. In 2006, my constituent Ian Jackson, a...

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Conservative MP for North Herefordshire


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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Defence
  • Avian Influenza
  • Fisheries: Quotas
  • Fisheries
  • Bovine TB
  • Zimbabwe

Other offices held in the past

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Whip, Whips (19 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (6 Jul 2007 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Agriculture & Fisheries), Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • (Also Shadow Secretary of State for Wales), Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales, Wales (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales, Local and Devolved Government Affairs (10 May 2004 to 20 May 2005)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 32 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 88.77% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 13 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 95 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Bill Wiggin’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 364 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Retained by Apex Fund Services Holdings, Veritas House, 125 Finsbury Pavement, London EC2A 1HQ, to seek new clients for offices run by Apex. Remuneration of $5,000 (approx £3,268) a month, plus commission, for six month contract starting 15 March 2013, and renewed on 15 September 2013. Hours: expected to be 8 hrs a week. (£35,001-£40,000, before commission).(Registered 17 April 2013;updated 31 October 2013)
15 May 2013, payment of £6,497.73 for period 15 March 2013-15 May 2013. Hours: 144 hrs. (Registered 30 May 2013)
20 June 2013, payment of £3,096.12 for period 15 May 2013-15 June 2013. Hours: 64 hrs. (Registered 28 June 2013)
30 August 2013, payment of £6,213.29 for the period 16 June 2013 to 15 August 2013 (Registered 9 October 2013)
30 September 2013, payment of £3,000.62 for the period 16 August 2013 to 15 September 2013 (Registered 9 October 2013)
30 October 2013, payment of £2,953.50 for the period 16 September 2013 to 15 October 2013. (Registered 14 November 2013)
15 November 2013, payment of £3,014.05 for the period 16 October 2013 to 15 November 2013. (Registered 3 December 2013)
16 December 2013, payment of £2,926.66 for the period 16 November 2013 to 15 December 2013. (Registered 13 January 2014)
I received shares, worth approximately £6,000 in total, in lieu of payments from Apex in January and February 2014. The value of the shares is below the registrable threshold. (Registered 6 February 2014)
17 March 2014, payment of £2,914.05 for the period 16 February to 15 March 2014. (Registered 20 March 2014)
8. Land and Property
Agricultural land in Herefordshire, near to my home. (Registered 4 July 2013)

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