Mark Spencer

Sherwood Conservative

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How Mark Spencer voted
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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails

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Mark Spencer hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Council Tax Banding 25 Feb 2014

    I am grateful for the Minister’s time and for his explanation. I hope that he recognises that I am talking about brand new properties on the same housing estate, built to the same set of drawings, using the same bricks and the same tiles—they are identical apart from the fact that they are 100 yards apart—that are in a different band. That is what is causing the frustration.
  • Council Tax Banding 25 Feb 2014

    I congratulate the Minister on his impeccable timing. I welcome this opportunity to set out my concerns about council tax banding. The topic may not fill the whole half hour, but it is too wide to explore in an oral question. Sherwood is seeing an enormous amount of development, with new houses being built throughout the constituency. The new occupants are keen to see which band their house...

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Conservative MP for Sherwood

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: 7 Apr 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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