Ben Gummer

MP, Ipswich

Ipswich Conservative

A selection of Ben Gummer's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details

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Ben Gummer never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS Trusts: Performance Standards 30 Jun 2015

    Following the publication in February 2013 of Robert Francis’s report into care at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, Sir Bruce Keogh led a review of 14 trusts that had high mortality rates. The Keogh Review identified significant problems relating to quality and safety and/or leadership in all of these trusts and in July 2013, the decision was taken to place 11 trusts into...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Locums: Qualifications 30 Jun 2015

    Locum agencies on the Crown Commercial Services Framework Agreement are identified as designated bodies under The Medical Profession (Responsible Officers) (Amendment) Regulations 2013. To comply with these regulations, framework agencies must appoint a responsible officer and fulfil the obligations and provisions of the legislation. A statutory duty of a Responsible Officer is to...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: Disclosure of Information 30 Jun 2015

    The Department of Health funds a freephone, independent whistleblowing helpline service, which has set out guidance on whistleblowing for health and social care organisations. In addition the Department for Business Innovation and Skills issues whistleblowing guidance for employers. Both of these documents set out advice and best practice to employers in regard to...

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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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  • Has spoken in 22 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 100.00% 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 17–18 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") 124 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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