Robert Buckland

Former MP, South Swindon

South Swindon Conservative

A selection of Robert Buckland's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Details
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details

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Robert Buckland occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Attorney General: Conditions of Employment 26 Mar 2015

    The information requested is contained in the following tables. The table below shows the average number of staff engaged off-payroll over the past five years by the Attorney General’s Office (AGO), Her Majesty’s Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate (HMCPSI), and the Treasury Solicitor’s Department (TSol). Tsol, AGO and HMCPSI - Average number of staff engaged...
  • Written Answers — Attorney General: Pay 26 Mar 2015

    It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.
  • Written Answers — Attorney General: Staff 25 Mar 2015

    It is not compulsory for staff to declare their ethnicity and the following table therefore only provides details on the number of staff in the Law Officers’ Departments who have chosen to declare their ethnicity, and the proportions these represent of the overall workforce. Treasury Solicitor’s Department (TSol) * Serious Fraud Office Crown Prosecution Service ...

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Former Conservative MP for South Swindon

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

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

Other offices held in the past

  • The Solicitor-General (15 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Standards: Standards Review Sub-Committee (10 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Justice Committee (10 Jun 2014 to 8 Sep 2014)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (11 Feb 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Standards Committee (7 Jan 2013 to 11 Sep 2014)
  • Member, Privileges Committee (7 Jan 2013 to 11 Sep 2014)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (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, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 10 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 10 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Justice Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 11 Feb 2013)

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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 22 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 87.01% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 121 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 243 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 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)
(a) Name of donor: Hugh Godsal
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: prize with a value of £2,625
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 25 March 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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