Mark Spencer

Former MP, Sherwood

Sherwood Conservative

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  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details

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Mark Spencer occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Falkland Islands Defence Review 24 Mar 2015

    Does the Secretary of State agree that the economy of the Falkland Islands would benefit from foreign investment, and that foreign investment will be forthcoming only if we deliver a safe and secure long-term state?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Rural Payments Agency: Basic Payment Scheme 24 Mar 2015

    I draw the House’s attention to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests. I congratulate the Minister on taking decisive action and avoiding the disaster that the previous Government oversaw in 2006-07, when only 15% of farmers were paid on time. I congratulate him on listening to the National Farmers Union, the Country Land and Business Association and other...
  • [Mr James Gray in the Chair] — Affordable Housing 4 Mar 2015

    I am grateful to the hon. Lady for giving way; she is being generous with her time. May I take her back to her comments on property values in Islington? How would she seek to control the market? How would that work in reality? What steps would she like to see a Labour Government take to control the marketplace and control property values?

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Former Conservative MP for Sherwood

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 10 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 78.85% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 85 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 118 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 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.
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) Name of donor: JCB Research Ltd
(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)
(a) Name of donor: Tony Strawson
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 25 February 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Richard Tuxford
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 25 February 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Lord Philip Harris of Peckham
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 25 February 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.
9. Shareholdings
(a) Floralands Ltd (garden centre). See also category 8.
11. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated member of Nottinghamshire County Council.

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