Matthew Offord

MP, Hendon

Hendon Conservative

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How Matthew Offord voted
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  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Matthew Offord sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Culture, Media and Sport Committee 26 Feb 2015

    I worked at the BBC for nine years. In 2007 I moved from news production to the strategy side and tasked myself with asking whether the licence fee was sustainable in the digital age. I think the report gives me the answer—it is not. I found that the biggest roadblock to any kind of reform is the BBC itself, because there is a culture of dependency and entitlement to the licence fee...
  • Business of the House: Jimmy Savile (NHS Investigations) 26 Feb 2015

    This morning a legal representative of the survivors group said that she had evidence that it had been reported to senior management that Savile had committed offences at Stoke Mandeville. Can the Secretary of State advise whether that opens up the NHS to compensation claims? Can he ensure that any damages claims fall on the Savile estate?
  • Business of the House 26 Feb 2015

    Less than 2% of medical research funding in the UK is directed towards the eye and sight-related issues. Given that 40 people a day—about the number of Members in the Chamber today—lose their sight, and up to 2 million people in this country are living with sight loss-related issues, may we have a debate in Government time to see how we can address the issue and increase funding...

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Conservative MP for Hendon

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Education
  • Middle East
  • Marine Conservation Zones
  • Palestinians
  • Cyprus
  • Iran

Currently held offices

  • Member, Able Marine Energy Park Development Consent Order 2014
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my 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 00457188
(a) (Registered 24 July 2014)
(a) (b) Support in the capacity as a MP:
(a) Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
(a) Address of donor: Beckfield, Crouch Lane, Winkfield, SL4 4TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Date of receipt: 16 January 2014
(a) Date of acceptance: 30 May 2014
(a) Donor status: Members’ Association. During 2014 no individuals had given more than £1,500 to this Association.
(a) (Registered 26 June 2014, updated 27 August 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): £1,200
Destination of visit: Israel
Date of visit: 11-13 March 2014
Purpose of visit: political delegation
(Registered 18 March 2014)

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