Margot James

Former MP, Stourbridge

Stourbridge Conservative

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How Margot James voted
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  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Margot James occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobseeker's Allowance: Stourbridge 17 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of people who claimed jobseeker's allowance (JSA) at some point during the year were subject to a JSA sanction in that year in (a) Stourbridge Jobcentre and (b) Stourbridge constituency in each of the last five years.
  • Business of the House: International Women’s Day 5 Mar 2015

    My hon. Friend has given the excellent examples of Rolls-Royce and Bombardier, which have been encouraging women to take up careers in engineering. Such careers require scientific qualifications. Does she agree that it is imperative for us to encourage girls to stick with the sciences when they are very young and have the necessary aptitude? Is that not crucial to their potential career...
  • Business of the House: International Women’s Day 5 Mar 2015

    Does my right hon. Friend agree that the Government’s recent announcements and the placing of responsibilities on the health service and schools for reporting suspicions of FGM should help to bring about a prosecution, and hopefully many more prosecutions in the future?

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Former Conservative MP for Stourbridge

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Education
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Obesity
  • Human Trafficking
  • NHS: Drugs
  • Industrial Health and Safety
  • Higher Education: Admissions

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 8 Nov 2012)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 5 Nov 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 79.26% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 80 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 148 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
Name of donor: OGN Group
Address of donor: OGN House, Hadrian Way, Wallsend NE28 6HL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Date of receipt: 15 December 2015
Date of acceptance: 15 December 2015
Donor status: company, registration 06390883
(Registered 17 February 2015)
Name of donor:  Mr Jeremy Asher
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 received via the Conservative Party to support my re-election campaign.
Date of receipt of donation: 14 November 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 14 November 2014
Donor status: individual
(Registered 18 February 2015)
8. Land and Property
Cottage in Worcestershire, from which rental income is received.
9. Shareholdings
(a) Violet Productions; film production
(b) Childcare Corp VCT

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