Ben Gummer

MP, Ipswich

Ipswich Conservative

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How Ben Gummer voted
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  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Ben Gummer occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Conservative MP for Ipswich

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Education
  • Justice
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Multiple Sclerosis: Drugs
  • Music: Education
  • Asylum: Community Relations
  • Planning
  • Railways: East of England

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee (29 Nov 2010 to 5 Nov 2012)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform (26 Jul 2010 to 3 Dec 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 80.20% 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 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 87 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Anglia Countrywide Management Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Saxon House, Cromwell Square, Ipswich, IP1 1PS
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration no 02309367
(a) (Registered 13 June 2013; updated 8 October 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Call Connection Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Saxon House, Cromwell Square, Ipswich, IP1 1TS
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of meeting room from October 2013 to March 2014, valued at £3,000 in total
(a) Donor status: company
(a) (Registered 17 October 2013)
(a) Name of donor:  United & Cecil Club
(a) Address of donor:  Beckfield, Crouch Lane, Winkfield, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 4TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:  £2,500
(a) Donor status: members’ association
(a) (Registered 25 February 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Christopher Moran and Company Ltd.
(a) Address of donor: Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, London SW3 3DW
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: company
(a) (Registered 18 March 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Anglia Countrywide Management Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Saxon House, 1 Cromwell Square, Ipswich IP1 1TS
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 02309367
(a) (Registered 8 August 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Ipswich Conservatives
(a) Address of donor: PO Box 38549, London SW1V 3YE
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000, raised at a fundraising spring lunch
(a) Donor status: unincorporated association
(a) (Registered 8 August 2014)
9. Shareholdings
(a) Sancroft International Ltd (corporate responsibility and environmental services consultancy)
(a) ICWL Ltd (licensing and development of water-cooled refrigerators for use in retail and wholesale markets)

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