Paul Beresford

MP, Mole Valley

Mole Valley Conservative

Paul Beresford campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Paul Beresford’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Paul Beresford’s votes.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes

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Paul Beresford has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Dentistry: Training 21 Jul 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the funding provided by Health Education England for dental foundation training to facilitate access to the dental performers list; and if he will make a statement.
  • Points of Order: Detention under Mental Health Act 14 Jul 2016

    It would be interesting to compare and contrast those statistics with the suicide statistics. By law, anyone arrested under section 136 must be seen within 72 hours by a psychiatrist or a medical practitioner with psychiatric training, which represents an enormous safeguard.
  • Points of Order: Detention under Mental Health Act 14 Jul 2016

    As an ethnic minority immigrant to this country, I am intrigued by the way the House works. We have had two days of a deeply serious international debate, and now an ethnic minority immigrant has an opportunity to put a point on a small but important issue that is almost local by comparison. I am referring to the possibility of a small change in the Mental Health Act 1983 to enable our...

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Conservative MP for Mole Valley

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented Croydon Central

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Dentistry
  • Departmental Written Questions
  • Non-domestic Rates: Garages and Petrol Stations
  • Dental Services
  • CJD: Disease Control

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committee on Privileges (since 28 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 10 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (since 9 Sep 2015)
  • Chair, Administration Committee (since 21 Jul 2015)
  • Member, House of Commons Commission (since 9 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Members Estimate Committee (since 9 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 21 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Privileges (7 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (7 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 7 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (27 Jun 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 27 Jun 2006)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (22 Jul 2002 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Urban Affairs Sub-committee (16 Jul 2001 to 22 Jul 2002)
  • Member, Transport, Local Government & The Regions Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 22 Jul 2002)
  • Member, Transport Sub-committee (19 Dec 2000 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee (13 Dec 2000 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Environment Sub-committee (13 Dec 2000 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (31 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Environment) (20 Jul 1994 to 2 May 1997)
  • Member, Education Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 27 Oct 1994)

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  • Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Paul Beresford’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 90.65% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 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.
  • 173 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Paul Beresford’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 395 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Employed as part-time dental surgeon for Beresford Dental Practice Limited, 207 Upper Richmond Road, SW15 6SQ:
Fees paid to Beresford Dental Practice for 2014-15 gave net profits of £21,375 after deductions for costs incurred. NB This figure includes payments from Lockton Insurance. I made no drawings from the practice in 2014-15. Hours: up to 300 hours. (Registered 16 February 2016)
22 February 2016, drawings of £2,500 in respect of the period April 2015 to February 2016. Hours: approx. 200 hrs. (Registered 22 February 2016)
From March 2016 until further notice I will receive drawings of £250 a month in respect of my work as a part time dental surgeon, for an expected commitment of up to 300 hours a year. (Registered 22 February 2016)
On 18 April 2016 I received a case of wine, value £140, in return for giving a speech to the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, 4th floor, Tallis House, 2 Tallis Street, London EC4Y 0AB. Hours: 3 hrs (including travel and preparation). (Registered 20 April 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Private accommodation and surgery, London: (i).
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Julie Beresford, as part-time Secretary/Diary Secretary.

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