Tim Loughton

MP, East Worthing and Shoreham

East Worthing and Shoreham Conservative

Tim Loughton’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Tim Loughton sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Tim Loughton generally voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Tim Loughton generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Tim Loughton has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Bills Presented: Tuition Fees 19 Jul 2017

    The hon. Lady complains that we keep asking questions about who said what and when. The trouble is that the Opposition perpetrated a scam on the British people. They clearly led students in our constituencies to believe that their loans would be written off. If she is now saying that that was not the intention, but that they would just cancel future tuition fees, how is it fair to those...
  • Immigration Act 2016: Section 67 19 Jul 2017

    The protestations of Opposition Members would have more credibility if they acknowledged the huge effort and huge resources that the Government have put in to date. I too have been to Athens to see the camps and the fantastic work being done there, but there is a criticism: it is taking too long to process and assess children who have a right to be here. Will the Minister acknowledge that...

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Conservative MP for East Worthing and Shoreham

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

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Topics of interest

Tim Loughton campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Home Department
  • Education and Skills
  • Education
  • Mental Health
  • Children: Protection
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Adoption
  • Children in Care

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (3 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (17 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (20 Jul 2004 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Children) (1 Jul 2003 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jul 2001 to 1 Jul 2003)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Transport and the Regions) (1 Jul 2000 to 1 Jul 2001)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Nov 1997 to 5 Nov 2001)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 56 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Tim Loughton’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 111 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 32 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 960 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
From 8 April 2013, adviser to the National Fostering Agency, 71 Cowley Road, Uxbridge, UB8 2AE. From August 2015, paid £1,833.33 per month, until further notice. Hours: 3 hrs per month. (Registered 18 April 2013; updated 26 May 2013, 16 June 2015 and 28 August 2015)
Payments from Cumberlege Eden & Partners Ltd, Snells Cottage, The Green, Newick, Lewes BN8 4LA:
10 May 2016, received £350 for training session for NHS professionals. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 02 June 2016)
30 June 2016, received £350 for training session for NHS professionals. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 04 July 2016)
20 July 2016, received £350 for training session for NHS professionals. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 21 July 2016)
23 November 2016, received £350 for training session for NHS professionals. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 28 November 2016)
10 January 2017, received £350 for training session for NHS professionals. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 17 January 2017)
4 November 2016, received £1,500 from Hat Trick Productions Ltd, 33 Oval Road, London NW1 7EA, for appearance on BBCHave I Got News For You’. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 15 November 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Channel 4
Address of donor: 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Tickets for my wife and me to attend the BAFTA ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall followed by official dinner, total value of £1,840 (£920 per person)

Date received: 12 February 2017

Date accepted: 12 February 2017

Donor status: company, registration 04106849

(Registered 08 March 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Unicef UK
Address of donor: 30A Great Sutton Street, London, EC1V 0DU

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Flights costing £392.79; hotel accommodation costing £255; a value of £647.79 in total

Destination of visit: Athens, Greece

Date of visit: 30 March – 1 April 2017

Purpose of visit: to see Unicef’s work in Athens, Greece and discuss the UK’s role in tackling the refugee crisis.

(Registered 25 April 2017)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Mindful Policy Group Trading Ltd (Registered 20 May 2013)
8. Miscellaneous
Chairman of the Mindful Policy Group Trading Ltd, a commercial company with a charitable arm which aims to advance the science of attachment through training, conferences and publications. The role is unremunerated but I have an equity stake in the company. (Registered 26 May 2013)
From 6 to 12 July 2016, an unremunerated board director and member of Leadsom4Leader Ltd, an organisation supporting Andrea Leadsom MP in the 2016 Conservative Party Leadership Election. (Registered 01 August 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Elizabeth Loughton, as part-time Office Manager. (Updated 18 May 2015)

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