Oliver Letwin’s voting in Parliament

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Oliver Letwin

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  • Legal Advice: Prorogation 25 Sep 2019

    I have absolute respect for the integrity and competence of the Attorney General. In the light of what he has told the House this morning, can he guarantee absolutely that—save potentially a few days before a Queen’s Speech—there can be no question of his permitting Her Majesty’s Government to have a Prorogation between now and 31 October this year?
  • Prorogation (Disclosure of Communications) 9 Sep 2019

    I understand the passion with which my hon. Friend speaks. Does she accept that, like her, many of us who are supporting this motion, and who have supported other such motions in this whole endeavour, voted three times for a withdrawal agreement and wish to see a withdrawal agreement? I have assured the Prime Minister, both inside and outside this House, that I will personally vote for any...
  • Prorogation (Disclosure of Communications) 9 Sep 2019

    Does my right hon. and learned Friend agree that what makes this particularly important is that it was open to the Government to move a periodic Adjournment—or, as we normally call it, a sittings motion—which could have been approved by the House to achieve the same effect? However, the Government chose to use the prerogative power, which in effect enables the Prime Minister to advise the...

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Independent MP for West Dorset

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Party was Conservative until 3 Sep 2019

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Oliver Letwin campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

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Other offices held in the past

  • Minister for Government Policy (15 Jul 2014 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • The Minister for Government Policy (12 May 2010 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Shadow Minister without Portfolio (8 Dec 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Environment) (10 May 2005 to 8 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (10 Nov 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office) (1 Sep 2001 to 10 Nov 2003)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (26 Sep 2000 to 18 Sep 2001)
  • Shadow Financial Secretary (23 Jul 1999 to 10 Jan 2000)
  • Opposition Spokesperson (Constitutional Affairs, Scotland and Wales) (1 Jul 1998 to 23 Jul 1999)
  • Member, Deregulation Committee (23 Feb 1998 to 2 Jul 1999)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
From 8 January 2018, a Senior Fellow of the Legatum Institute, an independent non-partisan policy, advisory and advocacy organization. Address: 11 Charles Street, London W1J 5DW. Until further notice, I will be paid £2,500 per month. Hours: 24 hrs per month. (Registered 08 January 2018)
From 22 January 2018 until further notice, senior adviser to the Faraday Institution, Materials Dept, Oxford University, Rex Richards Building, Oxford OX1 3RQ, a not-for-profit body formed by a consortium of UK universities to advance research in the UK on the development of battery technology. I expect to receive £1,000 per month for a commitment of around 8 hours per month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 22 January 2018)
Payment of £350 expected from the Evening Standard Ltd, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT, for an article written on 11 December 2018. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 31 December 2018)
£180 expected from the Observer for an article written on 22 February 2019 and published on 24 February 2019. Address of payer: Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9GU. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 07 March 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: International Liaison Department, China Development Research Foundation
Address of donor: Floor 15, Tower A, Imperial International Center, No .136, Andingmen Wai Avenue, Dongcheng District, Beijing

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): business class airfare costing £3,012; accommodation, local transport and lunch, estimated value: £500; £3,512 in total

Destination of visit: Beijing

Dates of visit: 5-6 September 2019

Purpose of visit: To speak at the China Development Forum under the aegis of the Development Research Centre of the State Council of China.

(Registered 16 September 2019)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
My wife and I let out rooms in our London home: (i) and (ii). (Registered 25 April 2012)
8. Miscellaneous
From February 2017, Vice President of the Great Britain China Centre; a body funded by the FCO to promote relationships between the UK and the Communist Party of China. This role is unpaid but from time to time will involve travel to Beijing at the expense of the Centre. (Registered 13 February 2017)
From 19 April 2017, Chair (unpaid) of the Management Board of the Red Tape Initiative; a cross-party think tank established to identify regulatory changes that can be made by political consensus speedily after Brexit. (Registered 19 April 2017)
From 31 October 2018, member (unpaid) of the Advisory Council of the Bennett Institute for Public Policy at the University of Cambridge, which aims to deepen understanding of some of the most pressing challenges of our turbulent times, and to identify and explore sustainable solutions to them. (Registered 23 October 2018)

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