Ben Gummer

MP, Ipswich

Ipswich Conservative

Ben Gummer’s voting in Parliament

Ben Gummer 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 Ben Gummer’s votes.

  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU 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
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Ben Gummer never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Ealing Hospital: Paediatrics 23 Jul 2015

    This is a matter for the local National Health Service. As the hon. Member is aware, under the Shaping a Healthier Future reconfiguration programme, maternity services are being concentrated at consultant-staffed, 24-7 maternity units in six locations across North West London. The decision to move births away from Ealing Hospital was endorsed by an independent advisory panel and then...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners: Woking 22 Jul 2015

    National Health Service workforce data is not available at constituency level. Such information is available in the following table. Due to differences in boundaries, primary care trust (PCT) data from 2010 to 2012 is not comparable to clinical commissioning group (CCG) data in 2013 and 2014. General practitioners (GPs) by selected area in England: Headcount and full-time equivalent...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Hereditary Diseases: Screening 22 Jul 2015

    The NHS Newborn Bloodspot Screening Programme is directly commissioned by NHS England as part of the Section 7A agreement of the National Health Service Act (2006), as amended by the Health and Social Care Act (2012). It sets out the arrangements under which the Secretary of State for Health delegates to NHS England the responsibility for certain elements of Public Health functions. The...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Ipswich

Entered the 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)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 90.57% 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 — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 117 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ben Gummer’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 144 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Call Connection
Address of donor: Saxon House, Cromwell Square, Ipswich IP1 1TS

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

Donor status: company

(Registered 20 November 2014)
Name of donor: Giles Richardson
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 November 2014)
Name of donor: Ransome’s Dock Ltd
Address of donor: Cardinal House, St Nicholas Street, Ipswich IP1 1TS

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

Donor status: company

(Registered 20 November 2014)
Name of donor: Hopkins Homes Ltd
Address of donor: Melton Park House, Melton, Woodbridge IP12 1TJ

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

Donor status: company

(Registered 25 November 2014)
Name of donor: Witnesham Ventures
Address of donor: 17 Neptune Quay, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1QJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,999

Donor status: company, registration 02516706

(Registered 24 March 2015)
Name of donor: Nick Jenkins
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 March 2015)
Name of donor: David Bliss
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 March 2015)
Name of donor: Abdul-Majid Jafar
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 01 June 2015)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Until 18 June 2015, Sancroft International Ltd (corporate responsibility and environmental services consultancy). (Updated 22 June 2015)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
Until 28 October 2014, ICWL Ltd (licensing and development of water-cooled refrigerators for use in retail and wholesale markets). Company dissolved. (Updated 29 October 2014 and 11 June 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my sister, Leonora Gummer, as part time Parliamentary Assistant. (Registered 08 June 2015)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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