Bill Wiggin

MP, North Herefordshire

North Herefordshire Conservative

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How Bill Wiggin voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
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Bill Wiggin occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House (Today): Criminal Law 10 Nov 2014

    Whatever the outcome of the Divisions tonight, I think it would be helpful for the House to know what happened to my constituent whom I visited in Wandsworth prison. I was appalled not only by how horrible prison is but by the miscarriage of justice experienced by my constituent. In Romania, my constituent gave the equivalent of 2 to a young beggar. Two policemen immediately accused him...
  • Business of the House (Today): Criminal Law 10 Nov 2014

    My hon. Friend is quite right, but this case gets a lot worse. This man was then held in a Madrid prison while an appeal against his extradition was submitted. The Foreign Office sent a letter to the Spanish authorities saying that, unless the Romanians were willing to ensure that a retrial took place, they should decline Romania’s request to have him extradited. No such assurance was...
  • Business of the House (Today): Criminal Law 10 Nov 2014

    I am most grateful for your guidance, Mr Speaker. I have been at pains to avoid mentioning anything that might fall outside the motion—[Interruption.]

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Conservative MP for North Herefordshire

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Also represented Leominster

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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • 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 51 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 87.43% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 370 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 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 £3,177) a month, plus commission, for six month contract starting 15 March 2013, and renewed on 15 September 2013 and 15 March 2014. Hours: expected to be 8 hrs a week. (£35,001-£40,000, before commission). (Registered 17 April 2013; updated 31 October 2013 and 13 November 2014)
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)
14 April 2014, payment of £2,903.60 for the period 16 March to 15 April 2014. (Registered 6 May 2014)
21 May 2014, payment of £2,878.17 for the period 16 April to 15 May 2014. (Registered 23 June 2014)
17 June 2014, payment of £2,854.41 for the period 16 May 2014 to 15 June 2014. (Registered 2 July 2014)
16 July 2014, payment of £2,823.31 for the period 16 June 2014 to 15 July 2014. (Registered 29 July 2014)
19 August 2014, payment of £2,901.31 for the period 16 July 2014 to 15 August 2014. (Registered 8 September 2014)
16 September 2014, payment of £2,991.06 for the period 16 August 2014 to 15 September 2014. (Registered 21 October 2014)
15 October 2014, payment of £3,047.25 for the period 16 September 2014 to 15 October 2014. (Registered 27 October 2014)
8. Land and Property
Agricultural land in Herefordshire, near to my home. (Registered 4 July 2013)

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