Mark Spencer

MP, Sherwood

Sherwood Conservative

Mark Spencer’s voting in Parliament

Mark Spencer is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Mark Spencer’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

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Mark Spencer never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: DWP Data 21 Jul 2015

    Will the Minister commit to releasing data pre-2010, from under the previous Labour Government, who introduced work capability assessments, so that we can fully assess the impact that the Labour party’s policy had?
  • [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] — Sentencing (Cruelty to Pets) 16 Jul 2015

    After this debate, will the Minister reflect whether the guidelines for magistrates are robust enough to encourage them to give out the correct sentence? We have heard of a number of crimes of premeditated poisoning for which no one has been given a custodial sentence on being convicted. Might he reflect on those guidelines and write to me with those reflections?
  • [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] — Sentencing (Cruelty to Pets) 16 Jul 2015

    I am sorry to interrupt the hon. Gentleman, particularly when he is agreeing with me wholeheartedly, but I think the point is that whatever the maximum sentence is, it has never been implemented for a case of this nature. In one such case, someone had premeditatedly gone out, purchased bait—for want of a better word—and poison and distributed them far and wide. The fact that they...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Sherwood

Entered the 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)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 96.23% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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.
  • 95 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Spencer’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 123 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
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.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: JCB Research Ltd
Address of donor: Rocester, ST14 5JP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: company, registration 00682651

(Registered 01 December 2014)
Name of donor: Peter Meagher
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 January 2015)
Name of donor: Tony Strawson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 25 February 2015)
Name of donor: Richard Tuxford
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 25 February 2015)
Name of donor: Lord Philip Harris of Peckham
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 25 February 2015)
Name of donor: Hammond Produce Ltd
Address of donor: New Farm, Redhill, Nottingham NG5 8PB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: company, registration 08596879

(Registered 19 May 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Spring Lane Farm, Sherwood: (i) and (ii)
Floralands Garden Centre (of which I am an unremunerated director) and house, Sherwood: (i) and (ii). (See my entry under Category 7.)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Floralands Ltd (garden centre). See also category 6.
8. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated member of Nottinghamshire County Council.

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