Simon Reevell

Dewsbury Conservative

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How Simon Reevell voted
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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails

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Simon Reevell occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • New Member: Criminal Justice and Courts Bill 24 Feb 2014

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Kingston upon Hull East (Karl Turner). I declare an interest, in that I still practise at the Bar, so to a certain extent I comment on this Bill as someone who may have to make its provisions actually work. In that context, I think the Bill contains some very positive measures, especially on sentencing and cautions. I had not appreciated that...
  • New Member: Criminal Justice and Courts Bill 24 Feb 2014

    My recollection is that the hon. Gentleman was a member of my circuit, but I will have a think about that. Cautioning has been utterly corrosive, and even when people have been prosecuted the sentencing procedures that have been put in place have been difficult for lawyers, and impossible for non-lawyers, to understand. The point has been well made that the idea of someone serving no more...
  • New Member: Criminal Justice and Courts Bill 24 Feb 2014

    I do not disagree, and that is why the Bill provides for circumstances in which that can happen. However, in a large number of cases, expertise can be provided without intervention and representation being needed. As an aside, organisations that oppose this measure and that frequently appear as interveners should make it clear in their lobbying that they stand to be affected by the changes...

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Conservative MP for Dewsbury

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Transport
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Justice
  • Cabinet Office
  • Armed Forces: Pay
  • Rolling Stock
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Social Rented Housing: Kirklees
  • Business: Closures

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  • Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 62.70% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 18 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Barrister in receipt of legal aid payments as follows:
11 April 2013, £3,136.20 plus VAT for 8 hours work and a 6 day trial between 8 and 20 February 2013. (Registered 28 April 2013)
15 May 2013, £130 plus VAT in respect of one appearance on 3 April 2013. (Registered 20 May 2013)
28 June 2013, Legal Aid Agency £224 plus VAT for one appearance on 27 March 2013. (Registered 10 July 2013)
24 July 2013, £530 plus VAT in respect of one day’s work between 6 February and 20 February 2013. (Registered 28 July 2013)
31 July 2013, £717.49 plus VAT in respect of 2 appearances and 2 hours work between 12 April and 21 June 2013. (Registered 29 August 2013)
1 August 2013, £510.50 plus VAT in respect of 1 appearance and 2.5 hours work between 18 March and 2 April 2013. (Registered 29 August 2013)
6 September 2013, received £141.90 plus VAT in respect of one appearance on 26 July 2013. (Registered 10 September 2013)
11 October 2013, received £699.95 plus VAT in respect of two appearances and 2 hours work between 7 July and 30 August 2013. (Registered 30 October 2013)
11 October 2013, received £881.92 plus VAT in respect of two appearances and 2 hours work between 20 July and 30 August 2013. (Registered 30 October 2013)
15 October 2013, received £530 plus VAT, in respect of one appearance on 8 July 2013. (Registered 31 October 2013)
£234.25 plus VAT in respect of an appearance on 29 April 2013. (Registered 4 November 2013)
15 November 2013, £721.86 plus VAT in respect of 1 hours work and 2 appearances between 1 September and 4 October 2013. (Registered 17 November 2013)
15 November 2013, £494.60 plus VAT in respect of 1 hours work and 2 appearances between 20 June and 4 October 2013. (Registered 17 November 2013)
22 November 2013, £870.58 plus VAT in respect of 4 hours work and 2 appearances between 20 August and 4 October 2013. (Registered 2 December 2013)
£263.66 plus VAT in respect of 2 appearances and 1 hours work between 15 July and 27 September 2013. (Registered 27 January 2014)
28 March 2014, £174 plus VAT in respect of 2 appearances between 28 October and 2 November 2013. (Registered 31 March 2014)
Payments from Northern Rail for teaching advocacy and procedure to their prosecuting team, legal advice and court work. Address: Debt Recovery and Prosecutions Unit, 16 Bartley Wood Business Park, Bartley Wood, Hook, Hampshire RG27 9UY:
30 April 2013, £2606.25 plus VAT, in respect of 12.75 hours work and 2 appearances between 21 January 2013 and 22 March 2013. (Registered 12 May 2013)
9 August 2013, £1,080.50 plus VAT in respect of 2 appearances and 3 hours work between 15 June and 30 July 2013. (Registered 29 August 2013)
16 August 2013, £131 plus VAT in respect of 1 hours work on 5 April 2013. (Registered 29 August 2013)
16 August 2013, £175 plus VAT in respect of 1 hours work on 27 June 2013. (Registered 29 August 2013)
29 August 2013, £682.50 plus VAT in respect of 3.75 hours work between 15 and 24 July 2013. (Registered 3 September 2013)
7 October 2013, £481.25 plus VAT in respect of 2.75 hours work. (Registered 8 October 2013)
8 November 2013, £175 plus VAT for meeting regarding best practice for prosecuting. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 20 November 2013)
16 January 2014, £262.50 in respect of 1.5 hours written advice on 25 November 2013. (Registered 20 January 2014)
£612.50 plus VAT in respect of 2 hours written advice and 1.5 hours meeting between 13 and 26 November 2013. (Registered 27 January 2014)
Payments from Crown Prosecution Service. Address: Rose Court, 2 Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9HS:
3 May 2013, £260 plus VAT in respect of one appearance on 27 March 2013. (Registered 12 May 2013)
27 June 2013, £4,105.61 plus VAT in respect of a 7 day trial and 8 hours work between 1 June and 18 June 2013. (Registered 10 July 2013)
2 September 2013, £500 plus VAT in respect of one appearance and 1.5 hours work on 16 August 2013. (Registered 3 September 2013)
16 September 2013, £1,046.50 plus VAT in respect of a half day trial and 3 hours work between 2 July and 19 August 2013. (Registered 8 October 2013)
16 September 2013, £1,879.99 plus VAT in respect of 6 appearances and 4.5 hours work between 18 February and 5 September 2013. (Registered 8 October 2013)
1 October 2013, £255 plus VAT in respect of one appearance on 18 September. (Registered 8 October 2013)
1 October 2013, £160 plus VAT in respect of one appearance on 18 September 2013. (Registered 8 October 2013)
1 October 2013, £85 plus VAT in respect of one appearance on 18 September 2013. (Registered 8 October 2013)
1 October 2013, £85 plus VAT in respect of one appearance on 18 September 2013. (Registered 8 October 2013)
7 October 2013, £400 plus VAT in respect of one appearance and 1 hours work between 1 and 4 September 2013. (Registered 8 October 2013)
9 October 2013, £2,139.94 plus VAT in respect of 4 appearances and 7 hours work between 1 August and 25 September 2013. (Registered 30 October 2013)
15 October 2013, £570 plus VAT in respect of one appearance and 2 hours work, 1 August to 5 August 2013. (Registered 31 October 2013)
15 October 2013, £46.50 plus VAT in respect of one appearance on 5 August 2013. (Registered 31 October 2013)
17 October 2013, £46.50 plus VAT in respect of one appearance on 28 March 2013. (Registered 30 October 2013)
Payment of £145.30 plus VAT in respect of an appearance on 23 August 2013. (Registered 4 November 2013)
7 November 2013, £105 plus VAT in respect of one appearance on 16 August 2013. (Registered 18 November 2013)
7 November 2013, £180 plus VAT in respect of one hours work and one appearance between 31 October and 4 November 2013. (Registered 18 November 2013)
8 November 2013, £220 plus VAT in respect of one hours work and one appearance between 31 October and 4 November 2013. (Registered 18 November 2013)
8 November 2013, £127.55 plus VAT in respect of one appearance and one hours work between 1 October and 15 November 2013. (Registered 18 November 2013)
15 November 2013, £790 plus VAT in respect of 1.5 hours work and 1 appearance between 1 and 4 November 2013. (Registered 17 November 2013)
26 November 2013, £1,470 plus VAT in respect of 4 hours work and 2 appearances between 20 September and 28 October 2013. (Registered 2 December 2013)
14 January 2014, £46.50 plus VAT in respect of an appearance on 9 January 2014. (Registered 20 January 2014)
14 January 2014, £650.66 plus VAT in respect of 3 hours work and one appearance between 1 December 2013 and 10 December 2013. (Registered 20 January 2014)
6 January 2014, £1,408 plus VAT in respect of 3.5 hours work and two appearances between 10 December and 17 December 2013. (Registered 21 January 2014)
6 January 2014, £1,360.25 plus VAT in respect of 3.5 hours work and one appearance between 3 December and 18 December 2013. (Registered 21 January 2014)
£3.097.74 plus VAT in respect of 6 hours work and 5 days trial between 15 December 2013 and 10 January 2014. (Registered 27 January 2014)
18 February 2014, £2,599.91 plus VAT in respect of 7 hours work and three appearances between 1 November 2013 and 30 January 2014. (Registered 20 February 2014)
18 February 2014, £1,364 plus VAT in respect of 4 hours work and 1.5 trial days between 15 December 2013 and 12 February 2014. (Registered 20 February 2014)
27 March 2014, £1,053.63 plus VAT in respect of two appearances and 2.5 hours work between 1 February and 14 March 2014. (Registered 31 March 2014)
28 March 2014, £100 plus VAT in respect of one appearance on 20 January 2014. (Registered 31 March 2014)
28 March 2014, £1,061 plus VAT in respect of four appearances and 4 hours work between 20 December 2013 and 21 March 2014. (Registered 31 March 2014)
28 March 2014, £1,130.63 plus VAT in respect of two appearances and 2.5 hours work between 15 January and 27 February 2014. (Registered 31 March 2014)
Payments from Armed Forces Criminal Legal Aid Authority (AFCLAA). Address: Building 398c Room 10, Trenchard Lines, Upavon, Pewsey, Wiltshire SN9 6BE:
22 April 2013, £499.72 plus VAT in respect of one hours work and one appearance between 8 and 11 March 2013. (Registered 28 April 2013)
14 April 2013, £563.13 plus VAT in respect of one appearance on 19 February 2013. (Registered 12 May 2013)
1 August 2013, £900 plus VAT in respect of 2 appearances and 5 hours work. (Registered 13 August 2013)
5 August 2013, £1,556.55 plus VAT in respect of 3 appearances and 5 hours work. (Registered 13 August 2013)
1 August 2013, £905.90 plus VAT in respect of 1 appearance and 2 hours work between 1 and 7 May 2013. (Registered 29 August 2013)
19 September 2013, £900 plus VAT in respect of one appearance on 22 April 2013. (Registered 8 October 2013)
18 November 2013, £1,442 plus VAT in respect of 2 appearances and 3 hours work between 1 March and 30 September 2013. (Registered 30 September 2013)
£1,350.24 plus VAT in respect of 2 appearances, 2 day trial and 3 hours work between 18 August and 7 November 2013. (Registered 3 February 2014)
£908.36 plus VAT in respect of 1 appearance, 2 hours work and 1 day trial between 15 August and 5 November 2013. (Registered 3 February 2014)
£340 plus VAT, private client in respect of advising in conference, one appearance plus travel between 10 March 2013 and 19 March 2013. (Registered 16 April 2013)
3 June 2013, £4,165.78 plus VAT; private client in respect of 7 hours work and a 7 day trial between 8 May and 22 May 2013. (Registered 9 June 2013)
5 June 2013, £130 plus VAT; private client in respect of one appearance on 3 May 2013. (Registered 9 June 2013)
24 July 2013, £315 plus VAT; private client in respect of 2 hours work between 1 and 3 September 2012. (Registered 28 July 2013)
25 November 2013, £287 plus VAT; private client in respect of 2 hours work between 12 and 14 May 2012. (Registered 2 December 2013)

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