James Wharton

MP, Stockton South

Stockton South Conservative

James Wharton’s voting in Parliament

James Wharton 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 James Wharton’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of James Wharton’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit James Wharton’s full vote analysis page for more.

James Wharton never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Energy 21 Jul 2015

    Estimates of the carbon savings from regulation on housebuilders in England have been included in the Updated Emissions Projections published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. The Government will be taking into account changes in policy in the next update of those projections.
  • New Build Housing (Approved Inspectors) 20 Jul 2015

    I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for Basingstoke (Mrs Miller) on securing this debate. It is an important issue, as evidenced by the number of colleagues who have commented and attended from the Government Benches. It is a shame to note that there are no colleagues on the Labour or SNP Benches, although I congratulate the hon. Member for Strangford (Jim Shannon) on his...
  • New Build Housing (Approved Inspectors) 20 Jul 2015

    As it is the duty of CICAIR to run the process, checks are most commonly carried out when complaints have been made. Ongoing checks are not necessarily undertaken, but when complaints are made, a process is undertaken to look at the quality of the work that inspectors are doing. This is not the first occasion on which concern has been expressed about the working of the regime. In 2012, the...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Stockton South

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Education
  • Insolvency Service: Stockton on Tees
  • Renewable Energy
  • Asylum: Finance
  • Traffic Penalty Tribunal
  • Business: Government Assistance

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Northern Powerhouse) (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 12 Nov 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
30 December 2014, received £300 from Express Newspapers, The Northern & Shell Building, 10 Lower Thames Street, London EC3R 6EN, for a column. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 06 January 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Simon Chappell
Address of donor: private

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

Date of receipt: 13 October 2014

Date of acceptance: 13 October 2014

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 October 2014)
Name of donor: Sukhraj Singh
Address of donor: private

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

Date of receipt: 24 October 2014

Date of acceptance: 24 October 2014

Donor status: individual

(Registered 29 October 2014)
Name of donor: Peter Cruddas
Address of donor: private

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

Date of receipt: 29 October 2014

Date of acceptance: 29 October 2014

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 October 2014)
Name of donor: Susan Anstey
Address of donor: private

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

Date of receipt: 7 November 2014

Date of acceptance: 7 November 2014

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 November 2014)
Name of donor: Suzanne Moezzi
Address of donor: private

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

Date of receipt: 5 December 2014

Date of acceptance: 5 December 2014

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 December 2014)
Name of donor: Marc Pennick
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,500

Date of receipt: 2 January 2015

Date of acceptance: 2 January 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 January 2015)
Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
Address of donor: Beckfield, Crouch Lane, Winkfield, Windsor SL4 4TN

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

Date of receipt: 8 January 2015

Date of acceptance: 8 January 2015

Donor status: members’ association. To date, no donor has given more than £1,500 to this association in 2015.

(Registered 13 January 2015)
Name of donor: Peter Cruddas
Address of donor: private

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

Date of receipt: 14 January 2015

Date of acceptance: 14 January 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 15 January 2015)
Name of donor: Dominic Johnson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: sponsorship of a fundraising dinner; £2,867.65

Date of receipt: 14 January 2015

Date of acceptance: 14 January 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 January 2015)
Name of donor: Antony Howard
Address of donor: private

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

Date of receipt: 16 January 2015

Date of acceptance: 16 January 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 January 2015)
Name of donor: Alexander Temerko
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,250

Date of receipt: 22 January 2015

Date of acceptance: 22 January 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 26 January 2015)
Name of donor: Susan Anstey
Address of donor: private

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

Date of receipt: 23 January 2015

Date of acceptance: 23 January 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 26 January 2015)
Name of donor: Timothy Bell
Address of donor: private

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

Date of receipt: 26 January 2015

Date of acceptance: 26 January 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 January 2015)
Name of donor: David Soley
Address of donor: individual

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,500

Date of receipt: 28 January 2015

Date of acceptance: 28 January 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 February 2015)
Name of donor: Charles Cunningham
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date of receipt: 29 January 2015

Date of acceptance: 29 January 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 February 2015)
Name of donor: Ian Waller
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date of receipt: 13 February 2015

Date of acceptance: 13 February 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 February 2015)
Name of donor: Stalbury Trustees
Address of donor: 31 Hill Street, London W1J 5LS

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

Date of receipt: 20 February 2015

Date of acceptance: 20 February 2015

Donor status: company, registration 01430799

(Registered 24 February 2015)
Name of donor: David Ross
Address of donor: private

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

Date of receipt: 20 February 2015

Date of acceptance: 20 February 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 February 2015)
Name of donor: Gary Lydiate
Address of donor: private

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

Date of receipt: 20 February 2015

Date of acceptance: 20 February 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 February 2015)
Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
Address of donor: Beckfield, Crouch Lane, Winkfield, Windsor SL4 4TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,500

Date of receipt: 18 March 2015

Date of acceptance: 18 March 2015

Donor status: unincorporated association. So far during 2015 only Simon Aldridge has given more than £1,500 to this association.

(Registered 27 March 2015)
Name of donor: Alexander Temerko
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: sponsorship of constituency newsletter and delivery, value £5,000

Date received; 1 July 2015

Date accepted: 1 July 2015

Donor status: individual
(Registered 02 July 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR)
Address of donor: 73 Netftchilar Avenue, Baku, AZ1000, The Republic of Azerbaijan

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £3,500 including flights, internal travel and notional costs.

Destination of visit: Baku, Azerbaijan

Date of visit: 6-9 October 2014

Purpose of visit: a delegation to discuss relations between the UK and Azerbaijan, including attendance at a business forum and meetings with political and business representatives.

(Registered 28 October 2014)

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