Robert Buckland

MP, South Swindon

South Swindon Conservative

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How Robert Buckland voted
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  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Has never voted on a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details

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Robert Buckland occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Attorney-General: Administrative Scheme for the “On the Runs” Independent Review 22 Jul 2014

    The then Attorney-General, the right hon. and learned Member for Beaconsfield (Mr Grieve), and a member of the Attorney-General's Office gave evidence to the Hallett Inquiry but did so as witnesses rather than legal advisers. Lady Justice Hallett reached her own view on the lawfulness of the administrative scheme.
  • Written Answers — Attorney-General: Billing 22 Jul 2014

    The Treasury Solicitor's Department (TSol) does not hold a register of duplicate payments. Appropriate controls are in place to prevent duplicate payments and if any are identified, action is taken to recover overpaid monies. As at 18 July 2014, there are no known unrecovered duplicate payments. Identification of the value of duplicate payments made by TSol, the Attorney-General's Office and...
  • Written Answers — Attorney-General: Buildings 22 Jul 2014

    The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has not spent anything on refurbishment of gymnasiums, leisure facilities or cafeterias in 2013 or 2014. The CPS spent 149,780 in financial year 2013-14 on interior decoration on a mix of refurbishment and other works on premises on its estate. Nothing has been spent in the current financial year to date. The CPS did not spend anything on interior...

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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

Other offices held in the past

  • 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, 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: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
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 £19.65 received for work done on 2 May 2013 £19.65. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 24 June 2013)
Payment of £1,646.28 received for work done on 29, 30 and 31 July 2013 and 1 August 2013.  Hours: 4 days. (Registered 9 September 2013)
Payment of £300.60 received for work done on 2 January 2014. Hours: 1 day. (Registered 17 January 2014)
Payment of £1,318.26 for work done on 22-25 April 2014. Hours: 4 days. (Registered 13 May 2014)
Payment of £100 for parliamentary panel survey on 24 April 2013 from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA. Payment donated to local charity. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 24 June 2013)
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 work done since June 2010.

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