Margot James

MP, Stourbridge

Stourbridge Conservative

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How Margot James voted
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  • 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 very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Margot James occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Harvey’s Law 2 Mar 2015

    I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on securing this important debate. Like my hon. Friend the Member for Birmingham, Yardley (John Hemming), I lost a dog on the road when I was a child—a Great Dane called Max. I have never forgotten him, but at least we knew within 24 hours or less, which saved a lot of additional heartache. I know my right hon. Friend the Minister to be a man with a...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Tax Avoidance (HSBC) 9 Feb 2015

    The last Government presided over an unsustainable boom in the financial services sector and, at that time, aggressive tax avoidance flourished. What steps has my hon. Friend taken to close the tax loopholes that were left wide open by the last Government?

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Conservative MP for Stourbridge

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 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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