Heather Wheeler

MP, South Derbyshire

South Derbyshire Conservative

Heather Wheeler’s voting in Parliament

Heather Wheeler is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

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  • Heather Wheeler generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Local Government Finance 8 Feb 2016

    I congratulate my right hon. Friend on listening, with all his Ministers, to the pleas from Derbyshire and South Derbyshire in particular. We are very grateful for the amelioration of the arrangements, but will my right hon. Friend go a little further and think about the changes to the new homes bonus and to business rates, so that although fast-growing districts will get more money in the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Motor Vehicles: Trade Competitiveness 4 Feb 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent assessment he has made of the relative competitiveness of the UK automotive industry.
  • Financial Conduct Authority 1 Feb 2016

    Does my hon. Friend agree that the glass being half full has been okay for some constituents, but that for those who are looking for consequential losses as well, the glass has been absolutely empty?

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Conservative MP for South Derbyshire

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health
  • International Development
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Culture Media and Sport
  • Egypt
  • Sports: Clubs
  • Local Government Finance: Derbyshire
  • NHS: Innovation
  • Venture Capital

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 15 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Standards: Standards Review Sub-Committee (10 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Privileges (7 Jan 2013 to 11 Sep 2014)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (7 Jan 2013 to 11 Sep 2014)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (23 May 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 7 Jan 2013)

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  • Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Heather Wheeler’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below 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 76.30% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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") 83 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Surveys completed for Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
1 September 2015, payment of £200 donated to South Derbyshire Conservative Association. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 10 November 2015)
15 April 2015, payment of £100 for survey completed for YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT. Payment donated to South Derbyshire Conservative Association. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 06 July 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Eco Skip Hire Ltd
Address of donor: End of the Line, Pool Street, Church Gresley, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 8EE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 03508428

(Registered 01 June 2015)
Name of donor: Kirkvale Ltd
Address of donor: End of the Line, Pool Street, Church Gresley, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 8EE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 01 June 2015)
Name of donor: Charlotte MacDonald
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 01 June 2015)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Dairy UK
Address of donor: 6th floor, 210 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £607.96 covering costs incurred for taxis, flight & overnight accommodation, paid direct by Dairy UK for speaking at Annual Conference for Dairy Industry in Edinburgh

Date received: 15-17 October 2015

Date accepted: 15 October 2015

Donor status: other

(Registered 09 November 2015)
Name of donor: Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd
Address of donor: Burnaston, Derbyshire DE1 9TA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: football match & lunch tickets, for me and my husband, to Derby County's Pride Park ground; £150 per person, total value £300

Date received: 21 November 2015

Date accepted: 21 November 2015

Donor status: company, registration 558339213

(Registered 22 December 2015)
Name of donor: Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd
Address of donor: Burnaston, Derbyshire DE1 9TA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders Dinner, attended by me and a member of staff; value £250 per person plus taxi fare £14, total value £514

Date received: 24 November 2015

Date accepted: 24 November 2015

Donor status: company, registration 558339213

(Registered 22 December 2015)
Name of donor: Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd
Address of donor: Burnaston, Derbyshire DE1 9TA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ben Ball charity dinner for the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders, attended by me and my husband; £275 per person plus £14 taxi, total value £564

Date received: 9 December 2015

Date accepted: 9 December 2015

Donor status: company, registration 558339213

(Registered 22 December 2015)
Name of donor: Lawn Tennis Association
Address of donor: National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane, London SW15 5JQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets including hospitality to Davis Cup match in Birmingham on 6 March 2016, value £458 in total

Date received: 6 March 2016

Date accepted: 6 March 2016

Donor status: company, registration 07459469

(Registered 21 March 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel
Address of donor: 41 Whitehall, London SW1A 2BY

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):

Destination of visit: travel, food and accommodation for myself; value £2,500. My husband accompanied me at an additional cost of £400; total £2,900.

Date of visit: 26-31 July 2015

Purpose of visit: fact finding political delegation to Israel and the West Bank.

(Registered 02 September 2015)
Name of donor: (1) European Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development (EPF) (2) Qatar Airways
Address of donor: (1) 23 Rue Montover, 1000 Brussels, Belgium (2) London Heathrow Airport Office, Room 6204, Departures Mezzanine, Terminal 4, Heathrow Airport TW6 3FB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) flights £500, hotels including breakfast £780, airport transfers £30, internal travel, food and incidentals £395; total £1,705 (2) business class upgrades on two short international and one long haul flights; approx. value £1,500

Destination of visit: Sri Lanka: Colombo, Kandy, Nuwera Eliya, Batticaloa, Badulla and Trincomalee.

Date of visit: 10–17 November 2015

Purpose of visit: UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Population, Development and Reproductive Health organised the study tour to introduce and strengthen UK MPs understanding of core family planning, sexual and reproductive health and rights and International Development issues.

(Registered 8 December 2015; updated 11 December 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Holiday cottage in France: (i). (Registered 14 November 2012)

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