Tim Loughton

MP, East Worthing and Shoreham

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

Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Public Sector Pay 24 Jul 2018

    The budgets of West Sussex schools are hugely under pressure and will be completely shot unless this pay award is completely funded centrally. Will the Chief Secretary guarantee that it will be completely funded centrally? What assessment has she made of the impact on the DFE’s budget for children’s social care, which is already facing a predicted shortfall of £2 billion by 2020?
  • Health and Social Care: Topical Questions 24 Jul 2018

    Last year, 7.3 million people were prescribed antidepressants, including more than 70,000 children. That is an increase of more than 500% in the past 20 years. In welcoming the Secretary of State’s announcement on social prescribing, may I, as co-chair of the all-party group on mindfulness, ask him what part mindfulness and other evidence-based non-drug options will play in the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Govia Thameslink Railway 23 Jul 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much has been paid in (a) compensation payments to customers and (b) penalty payments to his Department by Govia Thameslink Railway in relation to its rail franchises in the last 12 months.

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 64 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Tim Loughton’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 115 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 87.93% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 128 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Tim Loughton’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 996 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Aug 2018.

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 Cumberlege Eden & Partners Ltd, Snells Cottage, The Green, Newick, Lewes BN8 4LA:
13 September 2017, received £350 for training session for NHS professionals. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 18 September 2017)
28 March 2018, received £350 for training session for university professionals. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 28 March 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
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: 9-13 February 2018

Purpose of visit: To attend the Global Dialogue for Happiness and World Government Summit 2018.

(Registered 01 March 2018)
Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians
Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, food and transport with a total value of £1,235

Destination of visit: West Bank and Israel

Dates of visit: 28 May – 1 June 2018

Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding and Medical Aid for Palestinians.

(Registered 06 June 2018)
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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