Guy Opperman

MP, Hexham

Hexham Conservative

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How Guy Opperman voted
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  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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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: 10 Nov 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: 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: 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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