Guy Opperman

Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)

Hexham Conservative

Guy Opperman’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Guy Opperman sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Guy Opperman consistently voted for allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Guy Opperman consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Guy Opperman hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Profile

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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 91.01% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 148 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Guy Opperman’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 256 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 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: 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)
Solicitors: Macleod. Address: 32 Widmore Road, Bromley BR1 1RY:
Received £400 on 13 August 2015, for work carried out on 10 September 1997; no specific hourly rate. (Registered 02 September 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: 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 Sunil 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: printing 16,000 copies of booklet on how to save on energy bills, value £2,800; distribution in my constituency, value £540, and postage to outlying areas, value £160; £3,500 in total

Date of receipt: 24-30 November 2015

Date of acceptance: 24-30 November 2015

Donor status: company, registration no 00303703

(Registered 01 December 2015)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Atom Bank
Address of donor: Northumbria House, Aykley Heads, Durham DH1 5TS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: a place at the Global Leadership Foundation's charity dinner at the Connaught Rooms, London; value £750

Date received: 22 October 2015

Date accepted: 22 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration 08632552

(Registered 11 November 2015)
Name of donor: Sunil Mehra
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: a ticket to the Rugby World Cup Final at Twickenham; value £715

Date received: 31 October 2015

Date accepted: 31 October 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 November 2015)
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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