Robert Buckland

MP, South Swindon

South Swindon Conservative

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How Robert Buckland 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 strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Has never voted on a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Robert Buckland occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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  • Written Answers — Attorney General: Apprentices 2 Mar 2015

    As at 31st January 2015 the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) employed 140 apprentices. A breakdown by age category is shown in the table below. Age Band Headcount 16-18 18 19-24 103 25+ 19 Grand Total 140 The CPS does not centrally record how many of these apprentices were previously employed by the Government. To obtain this information would...

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Conservative MP for South Swindon

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Justice
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Education
  • Home Department
  • Indonesia
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Iran
  • Schools: Swindon
  • Burma

Currently held offices

  • The Solicitor-General
  • Member, Committee on Standards: Standards Review Sub-Committee
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee (10 Jun 2014 to 8 Sep 2014)
  • Member, Privileges Committee (7 Jan 2013 to 11 Sep 2014)
  • Member, Standards Committee (7 Jan 2013 to 11 Sep 2014)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges (12 Dec 2012 to 7 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2010 to 24 Nov 2014)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 8 Nov 2011)
  • Member, Justice Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 11 Feb 2013)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 10 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 10 Mar 2014)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Queen’s Counsel.
Crown Court Recorder (part-time circuit judge).
Payments from the Ministry of Justice, 102 Petty France London SW1H 9AJ for work as a Crown Court Recorder:
Payment of £1,318.26 for work done on 22-25 April 2014. Hours: 4 days. (Registered 13 May 2014)
£1,318.26 received for work done on 27-30 May 2014. Hours: 4 days. (Registered 23 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: Geoff Mansfield
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 5 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: OGN Group
(a) Address of donor: 7th floor, 125 Old Broad St, London EC2N 1AR
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 6390883
(a) (Registered 5 January 2015)
8. Land and Property
25% share, with my wife, in a house in Swindon from which rental income is received. (Registered 22 September 2011)
11. Miscellaneous
Practising barrister but no fee-paying work done since June 2010. (Updated 5 January 2015)

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