Mark Spencer

MP, Sherwood

Sherwood Conservative

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How Mark Spencer voted
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  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details

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Mark Spencer hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Common Agricultural Policy 7 Jul 2014

    As the hon. Gentleman commented, I am an optimist and I was optimistic in my speech, but surely he must recognise the challenges of linking agricultural systems such as those in Greece, where it is so arid it is only possible to grow olives, and the large plains of East Anglia?
  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Common Agricultural Policy 7 Jul 2014

    I start by drawing Members’ attention to my declaration of interest in the register. As my hon. Friend the Member for Tiverton and Honiton (Neil Parish) said, the countryside we see today is the result of many generations of farmers who have managed it and created the landscape that we hold so dear. For many generations, they did that without any support from politicians or Governments...
  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Common Agricultural Policy 7 Jul 2014

    As I was saying, a number of challenges are coming up. UK farmers are particularly skilled at competing. For at least two generations, they have competed on an uneven playing field and managed to continue their business in doing so. I accept my hon. Friend’s point. It is also worth bearing in mind that the taxpayer is putting an enormous amount of cash into the system and so has to get...

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Conservative MP for Sherwood

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Home Department
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Transport
  • Ministerial Visits: Nottinghamshire
  • Green Deal
  • Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Local Government Finance

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 10 Dec 2013)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Partner in CH Spencer and Son (farmers). Address: Spring Lane Farm, Mapperley Plains, Notts. I receive benefit in kind from the farm of £5-10,000 per annum in the form of payment of telephone, heating and council tax of my family home.
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)
(a) Name of donor: United and Cecil Dining Club
(a) Address of donor: Beckfield, Crouch Lane, Windsor, SL4 4TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: members’ association
(a) (Registered 11 December 2013)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Address of donor : Marford Mill, Rossett, Wrexham LL12 0HL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one day’s shooting and one night’s accommodation at Catton Hall, Derbyshire, total value £850
Date of receipt of donation: 13 December 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 13 December 2013
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 7 January 2014)
8. Land and Property
Spring Lane Farm, Sherwood. Rental income received.
Floralands Garden Centre (of which I am an unremunerated director) and house, Sherwood. Rental income received. See also category 9.
9. Shareholdings
(a) Floralands Ltd (garden centre). See also category 8.
11. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated member of Nottinghamshire County Council.

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