Ben Gummer

MP, Ipswich

Ipswich Conservative

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  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Details
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details

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Ben Gummer

Recent appearances

  • Amendment of the Law 23 Mar 2015

    The hon. Gentleman is making a speech of characteristic subtlety, which is why he is no longer on the Opposition Front Bench. He is making some good points about apprenticeships. Does he not regret that the Leader of the Opposition has pledged to end all level 2 apprenticeships across the country on a blanket determination, which will do more damage to people’s ability to learn good...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 25 Feb 2015

    Last week my right hon. Friend launched the franchise competition for rail services in East Anglia, including a demand for state-of-the-art rolling stock. He may be aware that some Members of the House want a long review of franchise competitions, leading possibly to a renationalisation of the railways. Does he understand the delays and misery that that would cause to commuters and travellers...
  • Business of the House: Growth Deals 29 Jan 2015

    I, too, wish to thank the Minister for his great support for the Ipswich innovation centre, run by University Campus Suffolk, and also for the feasibility funding for the Wet Dock crossing, both of which were welcomed by the Labour leader of Ipswich borough council as “excellent news”—clearly, he had not co-ordinated his message with those on the Labour Front-Bench. I hope...

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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

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

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

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • 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 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") 100 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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, 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)
(a) Name of donor: Call Connection
(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 a meeting room with phones between late October 2014 and March 2015; value £3,000
(a) Donor status: company
(a) (Registered 20 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Giles Richardson
(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 20 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Ransome’s Dock Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Cardinal House, St Nicholas Street, Ipswich IP1 1TS
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company
(a) (Registered 20 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Hopkins Homes Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Melton Park House, Melton, Woodbridge IP12 1TJ
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company
(a) (Registered 25 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Witnesham Ventures
(a) Address of donor: 17 Neptune Quay, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1QJ
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,999
(a) Donor status: company, registration 02516706
(a) (Registered 24 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Nick Jenkins
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 24 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: David Bliss
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 24 March 2015)
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). Company dissolved. (Updated 29 October 2014)

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