James Wharton

MP, Stockton South

Stockton South Conservative

James Wharton’s voting in Parliament

James Wharton is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

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

  • 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: Floods: Cumbria 9 Feb 2016

    The Government has not ruled out applying to the EU Solidarity Fund. We are assessing the case for an application and will make a decision by the end of February. The European Union Solidarity Fund does not provide additional funding to local areas, but simply reimburses emergency costs that the Government would have incurred anyway. For this reason, the Government's immediate priority...

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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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More about this

  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 93.58% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 135 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on James Wharton’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 146 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 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: 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)

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