Robert Buckland

MP, South Swindon

South Swindon Conservative

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How Robert Buckland voted
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  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT 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
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Robert Buckland occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Attorney General: Stalking 22 Jan 2015

    The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 created two new offences of stalking by inserting new sections 2A and 4A into the Protection from Harassment Act 1997. The new offences, which are not retrospective, came into force on the 25th of November 2012 and provide further options for prosecutors to consider when selecting charges. Between the introduction of the new stalking offences on the 25th of...
  • Written Answers — Attorney General: Stalking 21 Jan 2015

    The Crown Prosecution Service does not maintain a central record of the sex of either complainants or defendants prosecuted in cases where charges of stalking under the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 have been brought. Obtaining this information would require a manual review of individual case files which would incur a disproportionate cost.
  • Public Bill Committee: Serious Crime Bill [Lords]: New Clause 16 - Offence of abuduction of child by other person 20 Jan 2015

    May I deal first with the new clauses tabled by the right hon. Member for Dwyfor Meirionnydd and the hon. Member for Rotherham? New clauses 16 and 22 seek to raise the age threshold for the child abduction offence in section 2 of the Child Abduction Act 1984 from 16 to 18 years. That would bring it into line with the summary offence in section 49 of the Children Act 1989 of abducting a child...

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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: 6 Jan 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 £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)
£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 no 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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