James Wharton

MP, Stockton South

Stockton South Conservative

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How James Wharton voted
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  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails

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James Wharton hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Points of Order 8 Jul 2014

    Further to that point of order, Mr Speaker. I stand by what I said yesterday. My role was to drop off the Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, my hon. Friend the Member for Great Yarmouth (Brandon Lewis), who was visiting Hitachi, that great investment that this Government have brought to the north-east, creating thousands of jobs and bringing in millions of pounds....
  • Point of Order 7 Jul 2014

    Further to that point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I want to make it clear that I do not wish to cause discomfort to any hon. Member in this place. My role this morning was to drop off my hon. Friend the Minister, at which point I tweeted that I had dropped him off. Realising that I was in the constituency of a neighbouring Member, I asked my office to inform him by e-mail. Are hon....
  • Outlawries Bill: Debate on the Address — [1st day] 4 Jun 2014

    Should a Member introduce a private Member’s Bill to legislate for an in/out referendum on our membership of the European Union in the coming Session, will the Prime Minister give that Member the same wholehearted support that he has shown to me during the past year?

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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
  • Education
  • Treasury
  • 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: 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: 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)
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Britt Shaw
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 24 May 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 24 May 2013
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 4 June 2013)
(b) Name of donor: Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd
(b) Address of donor: 16 Upper Woburn Place, London WC1F 0AF
(b) Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): sponsorship of dinner: £2,000
(b) Date of receipt: 24 June 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 24 June 2013
(b) Donor status: company, registration no 05598549
(b) (Registered 26 June 2013)
(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): £9,000
(b) Date of receipt: 4 October 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 4 October 2013
(b) Donor status: members’ association. During 2013 Timothy Sanderson and Britt Shaw have each given more than £1,500 to this association
(b) (Registered 9 October 2013)
(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: 25 October 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 25 October 2013
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 30 October 2013)
(b) Name of donor: Mr Alexander Temerko
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation: £10,000
(b) Date of receipt of donation: 11 November 2013
(b) Date of acceptance of donation: 11 November 2013
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 12 November 2013)
(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)
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)

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