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.

However, James Wharton sometimes differs from their party collegues, such as:

  • James Wharton consistently voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • James Wharton consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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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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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)


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Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.


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