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 disability Source
Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Mark Spencer hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Will the hon. Gentleman give way?
I draw attention to my declaration of interests, and let me spell them out, as has been requested. I am a director of a garden centre company and I will even name the other three directors. One is my wife, one is my father and the other is my mother. I am a partner in a farming business, as well. There are three other partners. They are my wife, my father and my mother. I understand the...
That is a very good point. I am a partner of an agricultural company that receives subsidies from the EU. I am an unremunerated partner in that company, but how does one extract oneself when one’s immediate family are benefiting? I live in a house at the centre of that farm. There is only one electricity meter for that property, so the farming business pays the electricity bill, in...
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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
- Ministerial Visits: Nottinghamshire
- Green Deal
- Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation
- Local Government Finance
Currently held offices
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee
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: 9 Feb 2015.
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.
(a) Name of donor: JCB
(a) Address of donor: Rocester, ST14 5JP
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 00682651
(a) (Registered 1 December 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Peter Meagher
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 6 January 2015)
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.
(a) Floralands Ltd (garden centre). See also category 8.
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