Tim Loughton

Former Conservative MP for East Worthing and Shoreham

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  • Valedictory Debate 5 Nov 2019

    I am very concerned and upset about my right hon. Friend’s departure, not least because somebody else will have to bring the jelly babies for us at Prime Minister’s Question Time. She has spoken at length about her extraordinary contribution to this House and to her community, but she has not yet mentioned one of her greatest legacies and interests, which I know she will continue outside...
  • Civil Partnership 31 Oct 2019

    I have a bit of a sense of déjà vu all over again on this Bill. It has been a long journey getting here, but this is a happy day that will lead to very many happy days for happy couples, starting on 31 December. I will be going out to buy a new hat in anticipation of those events shortly. Before I make my brief comments and put some specific questions to the Minister, however, I just want...
  • Civil Partnership 31 Oct 2019

    That would probably be stretching out of order, but I appreciate that my hon. Friend took up the issue before I did. It is a cause with which I have some sympathy, and there have been measures in the other place for a Bill on that topic. This legislation is about couples and relationships and recognition and protections that are not available. The matters to which he refers, which relate...

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Former Conservative MP for East Worthing and Shoreham

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for 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
  • Department for Education
  • Mental Health
  • Children: Protection
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Adoption
  • Children in Care

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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 106 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Tim Loughton’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 119 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 90.71% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 125 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1095 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
National Fostering Agency (NFA), 71 Cowley Road, Uxbridge UB8 2AE:
Since 8 April 2013, an adviser to the NFA. From August 2015 until further notice, I will be paid an annual salary of £22,000. Hours: 3 hrs per month. (Registered 18 April 2013; updated 26 May 2013, 16 June 2015 and 28 August 2015)
Since 1 November 2017, Chairman of the NFA's Quality and Safeguarding Committee. Until further notice, I will receive an additional annual salary of £15,000. Hours: 3 hrs per month. (Registered 27 November 2017)
Payments from Eden & Partners Ltd, Snells Cottage, The Green, Newick, Lewes BN8 4LA. (Updated 12 September 2019)
9 January 2019, received £400 for training session for NHS professionals. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 14 January 2019)
11 June 2019, received £350 for training session for NHS professionals. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 22 July 2019)
11 September 2019, received £350 for training session for NHS professionals. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 12 September 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Henry Jackson Society
Address of donor: Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Accommodation and subsistence, value £458.88, at a conference in Oxford, for UK and USA delegates, on Brexit, International Affairs and Terrorism.

Date received: 15-16 December 2018

Date accepted: 15 December 2018

Donor status: company, registration 07465741

(Registered 08 February 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Oxfam GB
Address of donor: Oxfam House, John Smith Drive, Oxford OX4 2JY

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return flights £599.90; hotel accommodation £263.95; meals £49.52; taxis £59.91; total £973.28

Destination of visit: Jordan

Dates of visit: 6-9 November 2018

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation to visit refugee camps, UN and other charity humanitarian projects.

(Registered 27 November 2018)
Name of donor: Government of the United Arab Emirates
Address of donor: Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Air fare and accommodation with an approx. value of £1,500

Destination of visit: Dubai

Dates of visit: 9-12 February 2019

Purpose of visit: To attend the Global Dialogue for Happiness and World Government Summit 2019.

(Registered 12 February 2019)
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel Ltd (CFI Ltd)
Address of donor: Blick Rothenberg, 7-10 Chandos Street, London W1G 9DG

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Air travel, accommodation and hospitality with a value of £2,500

Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank

Dates of visit: 28 July – 2 August 2019

Purpose of visit: Fact finding political delegation.

(Registered 14 August 2019)
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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