Bob Stewart

MP, Beckenham

Beckenham Conservative

Bob Stewart’s voting in Parliament

Bob Stewart is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Bob Stewart sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Bob Stewart consistently voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Bob Stewart has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Debate on the Address: Education, Skills and Training 25 May 2016

    The hon. Lady is making an extremely interesting and apposite speech. As the father of five children who have gone through the age of 16, your point—sorry, the hon. Lady’s point; forgive me, Madam Deputy Speaker, I deserve to be hanged—about the age of 16 being a crucial time for decision-making is so very important. I just want to reinforce that point, having watched five...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Beckenham

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Education
  • Home Department
  • Syria
  • Exports
  • Academies
  • Germany
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: Politics and Government

Currently held offices

  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (since 8 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Defence Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 3 Nov 2014)
  • Member, Defence Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 91 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Bob Stewart’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.33% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 116 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Bob Stewart’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 260 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
22 April 2015, £3,000 received from LBC, Cheltenham Film Studios, Arle Court, Hatherley Lane, Cheltenham GL51 6PN, for a leadership course at Queens College, Cambridge on 13-15 April 2015. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 15 May 2015)
From 1 February 2016 to 31 January 2017, consultant providing leadership and mentoring services to LBC Wise Counsel, Cheltenham Film and Photographic Studios, Hatherley Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6PN. LBC Wise Counsel provides leadership and management training for lawyers. I will receive £500 a month for an expected monthly commitment of 5 hours. (Registered 03 February 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Bahrain Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs P.O. Box 547, Government Road, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport; £4,753

Destination of visit: Bahrain

Date of visit: 21-25 January 2016

Purpose of visit: Conservative Middle East Council delegation to Bahrain

(Registered 02 February 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Claire Podbielski-Stewart, as part-time Senior Parliamentary Assistant. (Registered 15 May 2015)

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