John Hemming

Former MP, Birmingham, Yardley

Birmingham, Yardley Liberal Democrat

A selection of John Hemming's votes

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  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Contempt of Court 25 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the letter sent on 2 February 2015 to the hon. Member for Birmingham, Yardley by HM Courts and Tribunals Service's Performance, Analysis and Reporting Team, what the (a) name of the judge, (b) date, (c) period of committal and (d) court was of each court order issued by courts in Leeds for contempt of court since November 2014.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Contempt of Court 25 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the letter sent on 2 February 2015 to the hon. Member for Birmingham, Yardley by HM Courts and Tribunals Service's Performance, Analysis and Reporting Team, what the (a) name of the judge, (b) date, (c) period of committal and (d) court was of each court order issued by courts in Manchester for contempt of court since November 2014.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Contempt of Court 25 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the letter sent on 2 February 2015 to the hon. Member for Birmingham, Yardley by HM Courts and Tribunals Service's Performance, Analysis and Reporting Team, what the (a) name of the judge, (b) date, (c) period of committal and (d) court was of each court order issued by courts in Sheffield for contempt of court since November 2014.

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Former Liberal Democrat MP for Birmingham, Yardley

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Trade and Industry
  • Justice
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Departments: Ministerial Red Boxes
  • Children In Care
  • Predictive Diallers
  • Special Advisers
  • Contempt of Court

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (30 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2013 to 11 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (10 Jun 2013 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (12 Jun 2012 to 25 Apr 2013)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (29 Jun 2010 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (4 Feb 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Draft Legal Services Bill (Joint Committee) (15 May 2006 to 25 Jul 2006)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (2 May 2006 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 30 Mar 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all John Hemming’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 39 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 87.17% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 26 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.
  • 101 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 250 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

1. Remunerated directorships
JHC plc, of 78 Alcester Road, Birmingham B13 8BB; software.
Unremunerated director of JHC Systems Ltd, of 1 Temple Row, Birmingham B2 5LG (software) (Updated 14 May 2014)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
I am Senior Partner of JHC (aka John Hemming and Company) LLP, of 1 Temple Row, Birmingham B2 5LG; a software house.
Senior Partner in MarketNet and Music Mercia International (part of John Hemming Trading, 78 Alcester Road, Birmingham B13 8BB).
John Hemming has two self-employed sources of revenue outside parliament: JHC (John Hemming & Co) LLP and John Hemming Trading.
For 2013-14 the taxable profit for JHC (John Hemming & Co) LLP was £195,661, and for John Hemming Trading the taxable profit was £20,025.  The time taken was, respectively, under 90 hours and under 10 hours for that year. (Registered 1 February 2015)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing Parliamentary Panel Surveys:
16 January 2014, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 23 July 2014)
12 March 2014, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 23 July 2014)
30 April 2014, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 23 July 2014)
3 June 2014, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 23 July 2014)
29 September 2014, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 3 February 2015)
19 November 2014, £75 received. Hours: 15 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 3 February 2015)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing Parliamentary Panel Surveys:
2 June 2014, £80 received. Hours: 15 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 23 July 2014)
8. Land and Property
Two flats in London, from one of which rental income is received.
Property in Birmingham which is used as a house and office, and from which rental income is received. (Updated 15 May 2014)
House in Birmingham. (Registered 14 October 2014)
9. Registrable shareholdings
(a) JHC plc; software
(a) JHC LLP; software
(a) John Hemming Trading Ltd
(a) JHC Systems Ltd; software (Registered 28 February 2014; updated 14 May 2014)
(b) RBS
(b) Irish Life (until May 2014) (updated 12 May 2014)
(b) Lloyds Bank (Registered 9 December 2011)
(b) Total (until May 2014) (Registered 30 July 2012; updated 12 May 2014)
(b) Statoil (until May 2014) (Registered 30 July 2012; updated 12 May 2014)
(b) Shell (Registered 30 July 2012)
(b) Co-Op Bank (until May 2014) (Registered 4 June 2013; updated 12 May 2014))
(b) Barclays Bank plc (Registered 28 February 2014)
(b) Santander (Registered 9 April 2014)
(b) Amlin plc (insurance) (Registered 12 May 2014)
(b) National Accident Repair Services (Registered 12 May 2014)
(b) Vianet plc (Registered 4 June 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
Partner and director of JHC LLP; software.
Chair of Parents Want a Say (unremunerated). (Registered 15 July 2014)
Chairman of Justice for Families (unremunerated). (Registered 10 September 2014)

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