Julian Smith

MP, Skipton and Ripon

Skipton and Ripon Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Julian Smith occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Topical Questions 19 Jan 2015

    I thank the Government for their support for rural schools on the sparsity factor and dealing with Labour’s historic legacy of underfunding for Britain’s most rural schools. Will she pay tribute to schools such as Upper Wharfedale school in my constituency, which have federated with other primary schools around them, are taking responsibility for their own efficiency and are being...
  • Business of the House: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 15 Jan 2015

    I rise to challenge the premise of this rather cynical motion, which is yet another example of a cynical approach to scaremongering on many aspects of what is, in essence, an exceptionally positive deal for our country. The motion seeks to add to the many worries that our constituents are writing to us about, and it completely avoids looking at the work that has been done over the past 18...
  • Business of the House: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 15 Jan 2015

    I will give way shortly. If we look at the press release from the sponsor of this motion, we see that the hon. Member for Swansea West (Geraint Davies) ends by saying: “We need to engage responsibly to deliver regulation of trade and to avoid the social and economic Darwinism that is the inevitable result of disengagement.” I say to him that there has been nothing but engagement...

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Conservative MP for Skipton and Ripon

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Departmental Procurement
  • Procurement
  • Conditions of Employment
  • EU Law
  • Departmental Food

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Nov 2010)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

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: Principle Healthcare Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Airedale Business Centre, Skipton, BD23 2TZ
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: company, registration no 4283476
(a) (Registered 17 September 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Trevor and Jenny Bryan
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individuals
(a) (Registered 29 October 2014)
(a) Name of donor: DW Contractors (Oxford) Ltd (part of the Fastflow Group)
(a) Address of donor: Unit 5 Ashville Way, Oxford OX4 6TU
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 01990656
(a) (Registered 24 November 2014, updated December 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: 630 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1PH
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation, meals and other costs with an approximate value of £800
Destination of visit: Cadenabbia, Italy
Date of visit: 22-25 March 2014
Purpose of visit: attending conference on British/German dialogue.
(Registered 22 April 2014)
8. Land and Property
Two residential properties in London, from which rental income is received. (Updated 23 April 2013)
9. Shareholdings
(a)   I have a 20% share in the executive recruitment company Arq International (formerly QuyDe Limited) set up by a former employee, which purchased the name of Arq International from my former company. (Updated 7 March 2012, 2 July 2012 and 17 January 2013)

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