Simon Hart

MP, Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire

Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire Conservative

Simon Hart’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Simon Hart’s votes.

  • Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes

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Simon Hart never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Conservative MP for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire

Entered the 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
  • Squirrels
  • Broadband
  • Work Capability Assessment: Appeals

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee (since 14 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (3 Dec 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • 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: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received as Trustee of the Sundorne Estate. Payments for administration and attending meetings made by Balfours, Windsor House, Windsor Place, Shrewsbury SY1 2BY.
£895 received in November 2014. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 08 December 2014)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing Parliamentary Panel Surveys:
£75 received in November 2014. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 04 December 2014)
£75 received in February 2015. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 26 February 2015)
£75 received in April 2015. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 04 June 2015)
Until 31 October 2015, outdoor education consultant (Updated 18 June 2013) 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 (Registered 15 October 2012; updated 14 August 2014 and 10 December 2015).
Quarterly payment of £5,000, received 13 March 2015. Hours: 78 hrs. (Registered 17 March 2015)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing Parliamentary Panel Surveys:
£100 received in April 2015. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 04 June 2015)
12 March 2015, payment of £150 from Time Inc (UK) Ltd, Blue Fin Building, 110 Southwark Street, London SE1 0SU, for an article. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 24 March 2015)
From 1 November 2015 until further notice, High Net Worth Consultant for the Countryside Alliance of 1 Spring Mews, Tinworth St, London SE11 5AN. I will receive £7,500 every quarter in return for a commitment of approximately 8 hrs a week. (Registered 10 December 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: Johan Christofferson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 02 February 2015)
Name of donor: Mr David Lowes
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 March 2015)
Name of donor: Landsker Business Club
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 20 October 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: OGN Group
Address of donor: 7th Floor, 125 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1AR

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £683.31, accommodation: £404; total £1,087.31

Destination of visit: Geneva

Date of visit: 1-5 September 2015

Purpose of visit: visiting dairy product manufacturers and suppliers.

(Registered 15 October 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Abigail Kate Hart, as part-time Office Manager.

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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