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 so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Simon Hart’s 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
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

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Simon Hart never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Severn Bridges (Tolls) — [Mr James gray in the Chair] 21 Jul 2015

    Does the hon. Gentleman not accept that the old Severn bridge is entirely on English soil, and that quite a lot of businesses on the English side of the border have an economic interest in the matter? To commence his speech by simply saying that control should be devolved to Cardiff is to disregard completely those who have an equally strong economic argument on the other side.
  • Business of the House 9 Jul 2015

    Will the Leader of the House confirm that it is illegal to use a statutory instrument to wreck or repeal an Act—a fact the hon. Member for Wallasey (Ms Eagle) is well aware of?
  • [Mr David Crausby in the Chair] — English Votes for English Laws and North Wales 1 Jul 2015

    My hon. Friend makes a valid point about constitutional matters being a sleeping pill for most of the electorate. Does he agree that one of the greatest frustrations during the election campaign was the confusion over who is responsible for what? That great exasperation probably damages the reputation of politics in the eyes of the public. Whatever we do, we must address that point. rather...

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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

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: 10 Aug 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 July 2014. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 20 August 2014)
£75 received in September 2014. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 16 October 2014)
£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)
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 (Updated 14 August 2014). (Registered 15 October 2012)
Quarterly payment of £5,000, received 14 July 2014. Hours: 78 hrs. (Registered 13 August 2014)
Quarterly payment of £5,000, received 13 March 2014. 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)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for completing surveys:
September 2014, received payment of £200. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 16 October 2014)
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)
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 11 August 2014)
Name of donor: Offshore Group Newcastle Ltd
Address of donor: OGN House, Hadrian Way, NE 28 6HL

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

Donor status: company, registration 06390883

(Registered 22 September 2014)
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)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Abigail Kate Hart, as part-time Office Manager.

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