Ben Wallace

Wyre and Preston North Conservative

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  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted moderately for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails

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Ben Wallace occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Royal Mail 1 Apr 2014

    May I declare my interest as a former employee of QinetiQ? Will my right hon. Friend reflect on the National Audit Office report on the privatisation of that company under the last Government, which not only concluded that they undervalued QinetiQ, but strongly criticised the management incentive scheme, which rewarded the top 10 managers with 107 million of taxpayers’ money? Does...
  • Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Pet Foods: China 31 Mar 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what progress he has made in persuading China to recognise UK export health certificates for pet foods.
  • US Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (British Foreign & Commercial Policy) 26 Mar 2014

    I am grateful to my hon. Friend the Minister for his clarification. Is he saying that a British bank choosing to trade in euros, and therefore not clearing through the United States, in order to carry out a transaction in correspondence function for an Iranian, Cuban or any other type of entity, based in London, should not fear any US sanctions? Does he also not recognise that, if they do...

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Conservative MP for Wyre and Preston North, Former Conservative MSP for North East Scotland

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Committees: Ministerial Attendance
  • Afghanistan
  • Iran
  • Future Large Aircraft
  • QinetiQ

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister, Scotland (6 Jul 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 42 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 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 75.78% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 115 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ben Wallace’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 157 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
From 18 February 2013 to 28 February 2014, assistance with public affairs advice provided to Xcite Energy Resources Ltd (a North Sea oil exploration company), 1 Farnham Road, Guildford, GU2 4RG. The agreed remuneration was £30,000 a year and the expected time commitment was 15 hours a month. (£25,001 to £30,000). (Updated 2 March 2014)
Received £2,500 for attending meetings and advising on business opportunities. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 17 April 2013)
Received £2,500 for attending meetings and advising on business opportunities. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 15 May 2013)
Received £2,500 for attending meetings and advising on business opportunities. Hours: 15 hrs. (July 2013) (Registered 19 August 2013)
Received £2,500 for attending meetings and advising on business opportunities. Hours: 15 hrs. (August 2013) (Registered 19 August 2013)
Received £2,500 for attending meetings and advising on business opportunities. Hours: 15 hrs. (September 2013) (Registered 2 September 2013)
Received £2,500 for attending meetings and advising on business opportunities. Hours: 15 hrs. (October 2013) (Registered 30 October 2013)
Received £2,500 for attending meetings and advising on business opportunities. Hours: 15 hrs. (January 2014) (Registered 2 March 2014)
Received £2,500 for attending meetings and advising on business opportunities. Hours: 15 hrs. (February 2014) (Registered 2 March 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: PO Box 31966, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Travel and accommodation with a value of £3,500
Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates
Date of visit: 23-26 March 2013
Purpose of visit: To meet Government Ministers, Members of the Federal National Council and senior business figures together with British diplomats in order to build on the bilateral relationship and promote trade and investment ties.
(Registered 24 April 2013)
Name of donor: (1) Ardeshir Nagashineh, Chairman of Targetfollow PLC; (2) the Majlis, the Parliament of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran-United Kingdom Parliamentary Friendship Group)
Address of donor: (1) TargetfollowGroup Ltd, Riverside House, 11/12 Riverside Road, Norwich, NR1 1SQ; (2) Baherestan Square, Tehran, Iran
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) £373.84 being the balance of the return flights from London to Tehran (via Frankfurt), Business Class, 6 and 10 January 2014. Total cost £1,623.84 – the remainder being met by a non-registrable source. (2) 4 nights hotel accommodation in Tehran at estimated cost of £392.84, plus meals and transport for 4 days at estimated cost of £300.
Destination of visit: Tehran, Iran
Date of visit: 6-10 January 2014
Purpose of visit: visit by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Iran at the invitation of the Iran-UK Parliamentary Friendship Group of the Iranian Parliament.
(Registered 26 February 2014)
8. Land and Property
Flat in south west London, from which rental income is received.
11. Miscellaneous
Member of Public Policy Committee of the RAC Foundation, 89-91 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5HS; unremunerated. (Registered 12 June 2013)

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