Simon Hart

MP, Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire

Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire Conservative

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How Simon Hart voted
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  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Simon Hart hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Outdoor Sport and Recreation — [Mrs Anne Main in the Chair] 10 Sep 2014

    I start by drawing Members’ attention to my declaration in the register. I thank the hon. Member for Ogmore (Huw Irranca-Davies): his enthusiasm for this topic, and for Wales and everything it has to offer, is contagious. It is great to debate this topic—in this Chamber at any rate—as it joins so many people together in a common cause. Much as I am delighted to see the...
  • Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Intellectual Property 10 Sep 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills when the Government plans to respond to the report from the Law Commission entitled Patents, Trade Marks and Design Rights: Groundless Threats, published in April 2014.

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Conservative MP for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Health
  • Departmental Regulation
  • Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control
  • Work Capability Assessment: Appeals
  • Private Prosecutions
  • Squirrels

Currently held offices

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 20 Jan 2014)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments received as Trustee of the Sundorne Estate. Payments for administration and attending meetings made by Balfours, Windsor House, Windsor Place, Shrewsbury SY1 2BY.
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing Parliamentary Panel Surveys:
£75 received in September 2013. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 October 2013)
£75 received in January 2014. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 21 January 2014)
£75 received in March 2014.  Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 13 March 2014)
£75 received in April 2014.  Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 1 May 2014)
£75 received in June 2014.  Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 June 2014)
£75 received in July 2014.  Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 20 August 2014)
Outdoor education consultant to the Countryside Alliance, 367 Kennington Road, London SE11 4PT, for which I receive a fee of £5,000 per quarter for 6 hours per week. Contract renewed for 1 June 2014 to 31 May 2015. (£15,001 - £20,000)(Registered 15 October 2012; updated 18 June 2013, updated 14 August 2014)
Quarterly payment of £5,000, received 24 October 2013. Hours: 78 hrs. (Registered 6 November 2013)
Quarterly payment of £5,000, received 15 January 2014. Hours: 78 hrs. (Registered 21 January 2014)
Quarterly payment of £5,000, received 14 July 2014.  Hours: 78 hrs. (Registered 13 August 2014)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing Parliamentary Panel Surveys:
£80 received in November 2013. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 21 November 2013)
£80 received in December 2013. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 6 January 2014)
£80 received in June 2014.  Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 June 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Mr David Lowes
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 17 June 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Johan Christofferson
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 11 August 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Offshore Group Newcastle Ltd
(a) Address of donor: OGN House, Hadrian Way, NE 28 6HL
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration no 06390883
(a) (Registered 22 September 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: JTI UK
Address of donor: Members Hill, Brooklands Road, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 0QU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to the Chelsea Flower Show at a value of £702 each, total £1,404
Date of receipt of donation: 14 May 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 20 May 2014
Donor status: company, registration 01501573
(Registered 28 May 2014)

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