Guy Opperman

Former MP, Hexham

Hexham Conservative

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  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Details
  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details

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Guy Opperman hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Former Conservative MP for Hexham

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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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  • Has spoken in 89 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 75.71% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
  • 130 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 256 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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:
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)
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: 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) Name of donor: John P 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 14 November 2014)
(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 2 December 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Sunhil Mehra
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 4 February 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Brian Walker
(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 6 March 2015)
(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: £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  
(a) Date of receipt: 31 October 2014
(a) Date of acceptance: November 2014
(a) Donor status: company, registration 00303703
(a) (Registered 14 November 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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