John Redwood

MP, Wokingham

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Wokingham Conservative

John Redwood’s voting in Parliament

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

However, John Redwood sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • John Redwood generally voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • John Redwood generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • John Redwood generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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John Redwood has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Income Tax (Charge) 22 Nov 2017

  • Income Tax (Charge) 22 Nov 2017

    I remind the House of my business interests declared in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests. A few weeks ago, I was strongly criticised by some for saying that we wanted realistically optimistic forecasts. I am delighted that the latest set of official forecasts are more realistically optimistic than the forecasts after the referendum vote, when we were told that we were going...
  • Income Tax (Charge) 22 Nov 2017

    Yes, indeed. I hope that the public sector, as well as the private sector, takes that fully on board, because the Government and local government, with representations and leadership from a range of parties in this House, have a great opportunity to do more to promote, encourage and mentor. As the Chancellor has indicated, we are going to face a major revolution in robots, artificial...

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Conservative MP for Wokingham

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

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Topics of interest

John Redwood campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Transport
  • Local Government and the Regions
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Railtrack
  • Departmental Manpower
  • EU Law
  • Departmental Regulation
  • Departmental Disciplinary Proceedings

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Deregulation (8 Sep 2004 to 5 May 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Transport and the Regions (15 Jun 1999 to 2 Feb 2000)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (11 Jun 1997 to 15 Jun 1999)
  • Secretary of State for Wales (20 Jul 1993 to 4 Jul 1995)
  • Minister (Department of Environment) (Local Government) (15 Apr 1992 to 26 May 1993)
  • Minister of State (Department of Trade and Industry) (1 Jan 1990 to 1 Jan 1992)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Trade and Industry) (26 Jul 1989 to 2 Nov 1990)

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  • Has spoken in 56 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all John Redwood’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 31 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 95.83% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 27 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 107 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Redwood’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2216 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Member of the Advisory Board of EPIC Private Equity, Audrey House, 16-20 Ely Place, London EC1N 6SN.
31 October 2016, payment of £1,250 for duties undertaken between April and June 2016. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 03 November 2016)
From 1 October 2016 I expect to receive £5,000 a year, paid quarterly, in return for a commitment of 3 hours a quarter. (Registered 09 January 2017)
11 November 2016, payment of £1,250 for duties undertaken between July and September 2016. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 23 January 2017)
Chairman of Investment Committee of Charles Stanley, 55 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 3AS; an investment advisory company. My duties are to write a twice weekly market review and investment report, to chair the investment committee and to make oral and written presentations. From November 2017 until further notice, I receive £45,900 a quarter for an expected commitment of 75 hours. (Updated 16 November 2013, 31 July 2015, 15 November 2016, 14 June 2017 and 30 October 2017)
Payments from Guardian News and Media Ltd, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU:
6 December 2016, received £285 for an article published on 1 December 2016. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 08 December 2016)
Payments from Telegraph Media Group, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT:
17 May 2017, received £250 for an article. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 13 June 2017)
22 December 2016, received £2,500 from Macro Advisory Partners, 8 Queen Street, London W1J 5PD, for delivering a speech on 21 November 2016. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 24 January 2017; updated 02 February 2017)
24 March 2017, received £142.19 in royalties from the Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society, 86 Fetter Lane, London EC4 1EN, for past books. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 24 March 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Part interest in a house in Putney, London: (i). (Registered 19 June 2013)
8. Miscellaneous
Visiting Professorship to Middlesex University Business School, The Burroughs, London, NW4 4BT, lecturing on financial subjects related to my previous career. Unremunerated since October 2016. (Registered 06 March 2017)

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