Owen Paterson’s voting in Parliament
Owen Paterson is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Owen Paterson’s votes.
Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
Generally voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Generally voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
Almost always voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
Generally voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments received in my role as consultant to Randox Laboratories Ltd, a clinical diagnostics company, of 55 Diamond Road, Crumlin, BT29 4QY. This role began on 1 August 2015
and I received my first payment on 9 September 2015
(see below). Until further notice I now expect to receive £4,166 a month, for an expected monthly commitment of 8 hours. I consulted the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments
about this role. (Registered 07 October 2015
9 September 2015, received payment of £17,121.40. Hours: 32 hrs. (Registered 07 October 2015)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Randox Laboratories Ltd
Address of donor: 55 Diamond Road, Crumlin, BT29 4QY
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Tickets and hotel accommodation for my wife and me at the Randox Polo International event at Gleneagles, value £440.
Date received: 5 September 2015
Date accepted: 5 September 2015
Donor status: company, registration no NI
(Registered 07 October 2015)
Name of donor: UK 2020 Ltd
Address of donor: 55 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: dinner with UK 2020 Ltd Advisors; value £362.54
Date received: 28 October 2015
Date accepted: 28 October 2015
Donor status: company, registration 09245454
(Registered 20 November 2015
Name of donor: UK 2020 Ltd
Address of donor: America House, Rumford Court, Rumford Place, Liverpool L3 9DD
Amount of donation or nature of value if donation in kind: reimbursement for flights and other travel expenses, including two nights at a hotel during EU referendum campaign, value £1,713
Date received: 26 July 2016
Date accepted: 26 July 2016
Donor status: company, no 09245454
(Registered 18 August 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) UK 2020 Ltd (2) Cornell University
Address of donor: (1) 55 Tufton St, London SW1P 3QL (2) 409 College Ave, Ithaca, New York, 14850, USA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) flights £2,639.50, meals and sundries £251.42; total £2,890.92 (2) flights £1,640.16, accommodation £131.18, meals and sundries 81.37; total £1,852.71. Combined total £4,743.63.
Destination of visit: Ithaca, New York, USA
Date of visit: 20-22 September 2015
Purpose of visit: to meet Cornell Alliance for Science team and its Global Leadership Program Fellows, deliver a university wide lecture, and meet staff from the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future and other members of its faculty.
(Registered 15 October 2015)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
A share in buildings and agricultural land at Bunbury and Spurstow, Cheshire: (i) and (ii). (Updated 23 December 2014
A share in buildings attached to my house near Ellesmere, Shropshire
: (i) and (ii). (Updated 23 December 2014)
A share of a house in London from which rental income is received. (Registered 23 December 2014)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
Until 31 October 2015, I employed my wife, Rose Paterson, as part-time Senior Parliamentary Assistant. (Updated 11 May 2016
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