Guy Opperman

MP, Hexham

Hexham Conservative

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How Guy Opperman voted
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  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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Guy Opperman occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented — General Practitioner Surgeries (Rural Areas) Bill: Recall of MPs Bill 21 Oct 2014

    I prosecuted nine murder trials and all manner of other things in my previous career, so I can endorse the fact that there will be a huge time gap in these matters. If we adopted the proposal made by my hon. Friend the Member for Richmond Park (Zac Goldsmith), the Member involved would simply be hounded out.
  • Domestic Energy Efficiency 21 Oct 2014

    In private meetings and in meetings with my constituents, I have spoken to the Minister about oil companies having a 500-litre minimum limit for delivering to people who are off-grid. If the Department were to change that minimum delivery to a lower figure, it would have a massive impact on people who are particularly fuel-poor and off-grid. Could she please look at that and get back to me?

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Conservative MP for Hexham

Entered 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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
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:
Received £216.25 on 22 November 2013, for work carried out 30 March 2009 and 2 May 2009, no specific hourly rate. (Registered 6 December 2013)
Solicitors:  Curwens. Address: Crossfield House, Gladbeck Way, Enfield, Middlesex EN2 7HT. Received £330 on 23 July 2013 for work carried out on 15 April 2008; no hourly rate.  (Registered 20 August 2013)
Solicitors:  Pannones. Address: 123 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 2BU. Received £3,802.50 on 25 July 2013 for work carried out on various dates between 21 January 2009 and 9 February 2010; hourly rate £200. (Registered 20 August 2013)
Solicitors: Shoosmiths. Address: Quantum House, Basing View, Basingstoke, RG21 4EX. Received £200 on 26 July 2013 for work carried out on 20 May 2009; hourly rate approximately £100. (Registered 20 August 2013)
Solicitors: Fletchers. Address: 160 Lord Street, Southport, PR90QA. Received £3,937.50 on 11 September 2013 for work carried out between 9 June 2009 and 23 July 2009. Hourly rate: £200. (Registered 9 October 2013)
Solicitors: Shoosmiths. Address: Quantum House, Basingstoke, Hants RG21 4EX.Received £3675 on 20 December 2013, for work carried out between 5 February 2010 and 9 March 2010, no specific hourly rate. (Registered 23 December 2013)
Solicitors: Withy King. Address: Vectis Court, 4-6 Newport Street, Swindon, SN1 3DX. Received £1137.50 on 12 December 2013, for work carried out between 20 April 2010 and 1 May 2010, hourly rate £135. (Registered 23 December 2013)
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)
15 December 2013, received from Bretwalda Books, Unit 8 Fir Tree Close, Epsom Downs, Surrey, KT17 3LD, £141.73 in royalties for book published in October 2012. Hours: around 400 hrs in 2011-12.Payment donated to charity. (Registered 4 February 2014)
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: Mr John Reece
(a) Address of donor:  private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status:  individual
(a) (Registered 9 October 2013)
(a) Name of donor: United & Cecil Club
(a) Address of donor:  18 Thorney Lane North, Iver, SL0 9JY
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status:  unincorporated association
(a) (Registered 9 October 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Jeremy Middleton
(a) Address of donor:  private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status:  individual
(a) (Registered 9 October 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Sir John and Mae Hall
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value: £5,000   
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 13 May 2014)
(a) Name of donor: David G Harrison
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000   
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 22 September 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr A. D. Trapp
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 26 September 2014)
(a) (b) Support in the capacity as a MP:
(a) Name of donor: Calor Gas Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Athena House, Athena Drive, Tachbrook Park, Warwick, CV34 6RL
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,800 (paid direct to printer) for printing 8600 copies of booklet on how to save on energy bills for distribution in my constituency, and £200 for postage to outlying areas; £2,000 in total  
(a) Date of receipt: 14 January 2014
(a) Date of acceptance: 14 January 2014
(a) Donor status: company, registration no 00303703
(a) (Registered 4 February 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
Investment of start up capital in Atom Bank, currently registered as Crossco 1337 plc. (Registered 13 May 2014)

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