Ben Gummer

MP, Ipswich

Ipswich Conservative

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How Ben Gummer voted
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  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails

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Ben Gummer occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Police Reform 22 Jul 2014

    My right hon. Friend has been immensely brave in addressing the culture change that is required to restore public confidence in the police. I wonder whether, as part of her review, she could look at something that politicians heretofore have been rather nervous about touching, which is the relationship between the press and the police. Too often, unauthorised contacts, in transactions for...

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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 17 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 80.70% 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") 86 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 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: Ransome's Dock Ltd. 
(a) Address of donor: Cardinal House, St Nicholas Street, Ipswich,IP1 1TT
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration no 02272966
(a) (Registered 13 June 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 6 August 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Andrew J Cook
(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 6 August 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)
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: 55 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QL
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, hotel accommodation, transportation and food with a value of £1,540
Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank
Date of visit: 27-31 May 2013
Purpose of visit: To participate in a parliamentary fact finding delegation.
(Registered 13 June 2013)
Name of donor: Majlis As Shura, Shura Council of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Address of donor: c/o Embassy of Saudi Arabia, 30 Charles Street, London W1J 5DZ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, food, transport and accommodation; total value £5,749.19
Destination of visit: Saudi Arabia
Date of visit: 11-17 March 2013
Purpose of visit: visit organized by Conservative Middle East Council to meet with representatives of the Government in Saudi Arabia and British representatives
(Registered 13 June 2013)
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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