Tony Baldry

Former MP, Banbury

Banbury Conservative

A selection of Tony Baldry's votes

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  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Point of Order 26 Mar 2015

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. On a rather happier note, I hope it is in order to report to the House that earlier this morning the Queen appointed the Venerable Rachel Treweek, the Archdeacon of Hackney, to be the first woman diocesan bishop as the Bishop of Gloucester. That would not have been possible without the legislation passed through the House during this Session. Moreover, Royal...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Undercover Policing 26 Mar 2015

    I have two questions for my right hon. Friend. My preliminary question is: will he, the Leader of the House or someone else tell us before I leave this place what has happened to the concept of Privy Counsellors exchanging information on Privy Council terms? Secondly, does my right hon. Friend agree that all of us need to have confidence, as do our constituents, in the integrity of the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Organised Crime 23 Mar 2015

    What steps her Department is taking to tackle organised crime.

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Former Conservative MP for Banbury

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election


Topics of interest

  • International Development
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Asylum Seekers
  • Iraq
  • Asylum and Immigration
  • Departmental Accounts
  • Businesses: Orders and Regulations

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills (Joint Committee) (15 Mar 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Second Church Estates Commissioner (21 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (5 Nov 2001 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chair, International Development Committee (19 Jul 2001 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 5 Nov 2001)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (9 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Minister of State (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) (6 Jul 1995 to 1 May 1997)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (20 Jul 1994 to 6 Jul 1995)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Environment) (28 Nov 1990 to 20 Jul 1994)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Energy) (3 Jan 1990 to 28 Nov 1990)
  • Member, Employment Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 6 Dec 1985)

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  • Has spoken in 96 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Tony Baldry’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 79.82% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 20 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 60 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1596 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

1. Remunerated directorships
Deputy Chairman, Woburn Energy plc, 16 Upper Woburn Place, London, WC1H 0AF; AIM listed company specialising in oil exploration and recovery. Work includes attending meetings and advising on business opportunities.
Received payment of £3,333. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 1 May 2014)
Received payment of £3,333. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 3 June 2014)
Received payment of £6,666.66. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 30 July 2014)
Received payment of £3,333. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 23 September 2014)
Received payment of £3,333. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 14 October 2014)
Received payment of £3,333. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 3 December 2014)
Received payment of £3,333. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 5 January 2015)
Received payment of £3,333. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 3 February 2015)
Received payment of £3,333. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 26 February 2015)
Chairman of Kazakhstan Kagazy plc, a London Stock Exchange listed company specialising in recycling waste paper in Central Asia and in paper production. (Registered 11 April 2013; updated 8 January 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 1 May 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 3 June 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 4 July 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 30 July 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 9 September 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 8 October 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 3 December 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 18 hrs. (Registered 3 February 2015)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 12 March 2015)
Associate Director, Werner Capital LLP, 45 Pont St, London SW1X 0BD. The partnership develops sustainable residential and commercial projects. (Registered 6 March 2014)
Received director’s fees of £5,000. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 1 April 2014)
£20,000 received as advance payment of director’s fees for April to July 2014. Hours: estimated at 6 hrs per month. (Registered 9 April 2014)
Member of the Advisory Board of the Hashoo Group, Head Office: Nespak House, Ataturk Avenue (East), G-5/2, PO Box No. 1670, Islamabad, Pakistan, an oil and gas company whose main assets are located in Pakistan. (Registered 26 August 2014)
Non Executive Director of the GNET Group plc, Suite 1102-1104, 11/F, Empire Centre, 68 Mody Road, Tsim Char Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, an e-commerce company in China offering an online to offline platform to retailers and consumers. (Registered 26 November 2014)
Received director’s fees of £4,239.13. Hours: 12 hrs (Registered 16 December 2014)
Received director’s fees of £10,000. Hours: 15 hrs (Registered 29 January 2015)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Practising barrister, arbitrator and mediator.
£15,000, plus travel and accommodation expenses of approximately £1,700 (including costs of visit to Baku 17-18 September) received from Trend News Agency, B. Vahabzade 14, Baku AZ 1141, Azerbaijan, for advice and discussions on matters relating to parliamentary relations and business, academic and educational links between the UK and Azerbaijan and discussions of two international conferences. Hours: approx 4 working days. (Registered 30 September 2014)
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Lighting Industry Association Limited
(b) Address of donor: Ground Floor, Westminster Tower, 3 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SL
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: I employ a research assistant who receives £700 per month direct from the Lighting Industry Association Limited, solely in connection with work that she does in support of the Associate All-Party Lighting Group.
(b) Date of receipt: ongoing since May 2011
(b) Date of acceptance: May 2011
(b) Donor status: company, registration 0604111
(b) (Registered 17 May 2011; updated 18 January 2013; updated 20 January 2014)
7. Overseas benefits and gifts
See my entry in Category 2.
8. Land and Property
A cottage in Oxfordshire.
9. Registrable shareholdings
(b) Mastermailer plc; supplier of secure stationery
(b) Woburn Energy plc.
(b) Target Resources plc; gold and diamond mining in Sierra Leone
11. Miscellaneous
Executive Partner in Diamond Film Partnership; a UK partnership promoting UK film and television production rights.

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