Guy Opperman

MP, Hexham

Hexham Conservative

Guy Opperman’s voting in Parliament

Guy Opperman is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Guy Opperman’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes

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Guy Opperman never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Conservative MP for Hexham

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Justice
  • Education
  • Fuel Poverty
  • Vocational Education: Hexham
  • Biofuels
  • Identity Cards
  • Prisons: Smoking

Currently held offices

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (since 13 May 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Barrister in private practice until 5 May 2010; non-practising thereafter (Updated 20 August 2013). Fees received since 6 May 2010 for legal services provided. Work done before 6 May 2010; no hourly rate agreed, but all between £100 and £250 per hour save where specified. All payments exclusive of VAT, all gross:
Solicitors: Shoosmiths. Address: Quantum House, Basingstoke, Hants RG21 4EX:
Received £200 on 8 September 2014, for work carried out on 21 December 2009; hourly rate £100. (Registered 17 November 2014)
Received £200 on 8 September 2014, for work carried out on 16 March 2009; hourly rate £100. (Registered 17 November 2014)
Solicitors: Blakemores. Address: 40 Great Charles Street, Birmingham, B3 2AT.
Received £1546.88 on 14 July 2014, for work carried out between 21-22 October 2009; no specific hourly rate. (Registered 12 August 2014)
Solicitors: John Graham & Co. Address: 24 Neptune Court, Ocean Way, Cardiff CF24 5PJ:
Received £1,249.99 on 11 July 2015, for work carried out on various dates between 21 August 2008 and 29 June 2009; no specific hourly rate.
(Registered 24 July 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: David G Harrison
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 September 2014)
Name of donor: Mr A. D. Trapp
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 26 September 2014)
Name of donor: John P Reece
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 14 November 2014)
Name of donor: Jeremy Middleton
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 02 December 2014)
Name of donor: Mr Sunhil Mehra
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 February 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Brian Walker
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 March 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Calor Gas Ltd
Address of donor: Athena House, Athena Drive, Tachbrook Park, Warwick, CV34 6RL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,800 (paid direct to printer) for printing 16,500 copies of booklet on how to save on energy bills for distribution in my constituency; £540 for delivery (paid direct to deliverer) and £160 for postage to outlying areas; £3,500 in total

Date of receipt: 31 October 2014

Date of acceptance: November 2014

Donor status: company, registration 00303703

(Registered 14 November 2014)
8. Miscellaneous
Investment of start up capital in Atom Bank, currently registered as Crossco 1337 plc. (Registered 13 May 2014)
10. Family members engaged in lobbying the public sector on behalf of a third party or client
My partner, Flora Coleman, is employed as a corporate affairs consultant by MHP Communications. (Registered 27 July 2015)

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