James Wharton

MP, Stockton South

Stockton South Conservative

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How James Wharton voted
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  • Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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James Wharton hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Women and Equalities: East Coast Main Line 27 Nov 2014

    More trains; more investment; more money back for taxpayers; a link for Thornaby, in my constituency; a link for Middlesbrough; trains built down the road in Aycliffe—does my right hon. Friend agree that this is good news not just for passengers and taxpayers, but for the economy of Teesside?
  • The Chairman of Ways and Means took the Chair as Deputy Speaker (Standing Order No. 3) — European Union (Referendum) Bill 17 Oct 2014

    I commend my hon. Friend’s excellent Bill and look forward to its smooth passage through the House. Does he agree that it is not just about the trust we should show in the British people by letting them decide, but about restoring trust in this place? For too long, politicians of whatever colour have come here and talked about Europe, and refused to let Britain decide. This party and my...
  • [Martin Caton in the Chair] — Transport in the North-East 15 Oct 2014

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Caton. I congratulate the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South (Bridget Phillipson) on securing this important debate. Much of the discussion so far has focused on buses, so I will start with a couple of comments to the Minister to ensure that the Government are aware of what has been happening with buses in Stockton. In the past...

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Conservative MP for Stockton South

Entered 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

Other offices held in the past

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

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 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: The Association of Conservative Clubs Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 24 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: company, registration 457188
(a) (Registered 2 June 2014)
(a) Name of donor: The Association of Conservative Clubs Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 24 Old Queen Street, London, SW1H 9HP
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: limited company, registration no 457188
(a) (Registered 14 July 2014)
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Alex Howard
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 2 January 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 2 January 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 13 January 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Graham Robb
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,500
(b) Date of receipt: 5 February 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 5 February 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 7 February 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Peter Cruddas
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(b) Date of receipt: 10 February 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 10 February 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 11 February 2014)
(b) Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
(b) Address of donor: 18 Thorney Lane North, Iver, Bucks SL0 9JY
(b) Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 12 February 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 12 February 2014
(b) Donor status: members’ association.
(b) (Registered 19 February 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Sir John Hall
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 19 February 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 19 February 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 26 February 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Mr Alexander Temerko
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation: £5,000
(b) Date of receipt of donation: 17 March 2014
(b) Date of acceptance of donation: 17 March 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 18 March 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Peter Cruddas
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(b) Date of receipt: 2 July 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 2 July 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 4 July 2014)
(b) Name of donor: JCB research
(b) Address of donor: Lakeside Works, Denstone Road, Uttoxeter, ST14 5JP
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(b) Date of receipt: 4 July 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 4 July 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration no 00682651
(b) (Registered 10 July 2014)
(b) Name of donor: IPGL Ltd
(b) Address of donor: Park House, 16 Finsbury Circus, London EC2M 7EB
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(b) Date of receipt: 22 July 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 22 July 2014
(b) Donor status: company, 02011009
(b) (Registered 24 July 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Simon Chappell
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(b) Date of receipt: 13 October 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 13 October 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 21 October 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Sukhraj Singh
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 24 October 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 24 October 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 29 October 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Peter Cruddas
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 29 October 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 29 October 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 30 October 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Susan Anstey
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 7 November 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 7 November 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 19 November 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: Mr and Mrs D Wall
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:  accommodation and meals at a political conference, 20-22 June 2014, to the value of £950
Date of receipt of donation: 20-22 June 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 20-22 June 2014
Donor status: individuals
(Registered 14 July 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: c/o Shelley Stock Hunter LLP, 7-10 Chandos Street, London W1G 9DG
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,250
Destination of visit: Israel
Date of visit: 22-25 April 2014
Purpose of visit: political delegation to Israel
(Registered 2 May 2014)
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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