Laurence Robertson

Conservative MP for Tewkesbury

@lrobertsonTewks

Laurence Robertson’s voting in Parliament

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

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  • Laurence Robertson generally voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Laurence Robertson generally voted against fixed periods between parliamentary elections, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Racism in Football 15 Oct 2019

    As somebody who has watched football for more than 50 years, I have often been disgusted by the behaviour of some people who attend football matches, and last night we really did sink to a new low. We are talking about racism in football, but in some ways this was even worse than that, because this was abuse of people because of the colour of their skin. That is absolutely shameful. Do we not...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Bereavement Counselling: Standards 7 Oct 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which exemplar bereavement care pathways have been identified as models of good practice by his Department and NHS England; what effect they have had on improving bereavement support; and if he will make a statement.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Bereavement Counselling: Standards 7 Oct 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department takes to share good practice in bereavement care across the health system; what progress his Department has made to end variation in bereavement care by 2020, as committed to in 2016 in response to the Review of Choice in End of Life Care; and if he will make a statement.

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Conservative MP for Tewkesbury

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

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Topics of interest

Laurence Robertson campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • RAF Innsworth
  • Agriculture: Subsidies
  • Ethiopia
  • Bovine Tuberculosis
  • Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control

Currently held offices

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (10 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Northern Ireland) (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (30 Oct 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Trade and Industry) (1 Jun 2003 to 30 Oct 2003)
  • Member, Education & Skills Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Nov 2001)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2003)
  • Member, Social Security Committee (22 Nov 1999 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (26 Jul 1999 to 23 May 2002)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Nov 1997 to 18 Jan 2000)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (28 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Position on the Advisory Board of Veolia Environmental Services, 210 Pentonville Rd, London N1 9JY from 1 June 2013. Expected annual remuneration of £6,000 for an expected commitment of about 50 hrs a year. (Registered 25 February 2014; updated 24 January 2017)
27 December 2018, received £3,000 for consultancy services. Hours: 34 hrs. (Registered 29 January 2019)
28 February 2019, received £3,000 for consultancy services. Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 02 April 2019)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys:
25 October 2018, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 01 November 2018)
17 December 2018, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 20 December 2018)
18 January 2019, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 20 May 2019)
21 March 2019, received £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 20 May 2019)
29 March 2019, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 20 May 2019)
16 May 2019, received £150 for two surveys. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 20 May 2019)
27 August 2019, received £150 for two surveys. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 09 September 2019)
Payment from Ipsos MORI UK Ltd, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for completing surveys:
18 December 2018, received £200 plus a complimentary book, value £20. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 07 January 2019)
23 August 2019, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 04 September 2019)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing surveys:
1 October 2018, received £60. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 10 October 2018)
18 October 2018, received £70. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 24 October 2018)
22 November 2018, received £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 November 2018)
7 December 2018, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 18 December 2018)
15 January 2019, received £70. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 09 July 2019)
7 February 2019, received £30. Hours: 10 mins. (Registered 09 July 2019)
6 March 2019, received £80. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 09 July 2019)
2 April 2019, received £50. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 09 July 2019)
13 May 2019, received £60. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 09 July 2019)
24 June 2019, received £80. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 09 July 2019)
25 July 2019, received £80. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 25 July 2019)
16 August 2019, received £40. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 04 September 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Racecourse Association Ltd
Address of donor: Winkfield Road, Ascot SL5 7HX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: a metal badge entitling the bearer to admittance to certain horse racing meetings in the UK during 2018. The badge is not available for purchase, but its estimated value is between £0 and £1,000, depending on usage.

Date received: 1 January 2018

Date accepted: 1 January 2018

Donor status: company, registration 93447

(Registered 24 January 2018)
Name of donor: William Hill plc
Address of donor: 1 Bedford Avenue, London WC1B 3AU

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality received at Doncaster Racecourse for my wife and me, approximate total value £560

Date received: 15 September 2018

Date accepted: 15 September 2018

Donor status: company, registration 4212563

(Registered 10 October 2018)
Name of donor: ARC Racing & Leisure Company
Address of donor: 3rd Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality at Doncaster Racecourse for my wife and me, approximate total value £560

Date received: 14 September 2018

Date accepted: 14 September 2018

Donor status: company, registration 07997040

(Registered 17 October 2018)
Name of donor: Ladbrokes Coral Group plc
Address of donor: 5th Floor, The Zig Zag Building, 70 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6SQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: tickets and hospitality at Newbury for my wife and me, total value of £300

Date received: 2 December 2018

Date accepted: 2 December 2018

Donor status: company, registration 566221

(Registered 02 January 2019)
Name of donor: Ladbrokes Coral Group plc
Address of donor: 5th Floor, The Zig Zag Building, 70 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6SQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: tickets and hospitality at Chepstow for my wife and me, total value of £300

Date received: 27 December 2018

Date accepted: 27 December 2018

Donor status: company, registration 566221

(Registered 02 January 2019)
Name of donor: Racecourse Association Ltd
Address of donor: Winkfield Road, Ascot SL5 7HX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: a metal badge entitling the bearer to admittance to certain horse racing meetings in the UK during 2019. The badge is not available for purchase, but its estimated value is between £0 and £1,000, depending on usage.

Date received: 1 January 2019

Date accepted: 1 January 2019

Donor status: company, registration 93447

(Registered 29 January 2019)
Name of donor: William Hill plc
Address of donor: 1 Bedford Avenue, London WC1B 3AU

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at Cheltenham racecourse for me, my wife and a member of staff, approximate total value £1,395

Date received: 15 March 2019

Date accepted: 15 March 2019

Donor status: company, registration 4212563

(Registered 02 April 2019)
Name of donor: The Jockey Club
Address of donor: 75 High Holborn, London WC1V 6LS

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at Aintree Racecourse for me and a guest, approx. total value £1,000

Date received: 6 April 2019

Date accepted: 6 April 2019

Donor status: company, registration 2909409

(Registered 07 May 2019)
Name of donor: Chester Race Company Ltd
Address of donor: The Racecourse, Chester CH1 2LY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at Chester Racecourse for my wife and me, estimated approximate value £1,020

Date received: 10 May 2019

Date accepted: 10 May 2019

Donor status: company, registration 37600

(Registered 20 May 2019)
Name of donor: The Jockey Club
Address of donor: 75 High Holborn, London WC1V 6LS

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at Epsom Racecourse for me and a guest, approx. value £400

Date received: 1 June 2019

Date accepted: 1 June 2019

Donor status: company, registration 2909409

(Registered 17 June 2019)
Name of donor: Alizeti Capital Ltd
Address of donor: c/o Osborne Clarke LLP, 6TH Floor, One London Wall, London EC2Y 5EB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at Ascot Racecourse for my wife and me, estimated total value £3,520

Date received: 19 June 2019

Date accepted: 19 June 2019

Donor status: company, registration 11119798

(Registered 09 July 2019)
Name of donor: Sports Information Services Ltd
Address of donor: Whitehall Avenue, Kingston, Milton Keynes MK10 0AX

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at Ascot Racecourse for my wife and me, approx. total value £680

Date received: 22 June 2019

Date accepted: 22 June 2019

Donor status: company, registration 4243307

(Registered 09 July 2019)
Name of donor: Coral Ltd (part of GVC Holdings Plc)
Address of donor: 3rd Floor, One New Change, London EC4M 9AF

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality at Sandown Park racecourse, for me, my wife and two friends, approx. value £800

Date received: 6 July 2019

Date accepted: 6 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 05240310

(Registered 12 August 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Ishida Europe Ltd (2) Eagle Scientific Ltd
Address of donor: (1) 11 Kettles Wood Drive, Woodgate Business Park, Birmingham B32 3DB (2) Lenton Street, Sandiacre NG10 5DJ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) £3,286.75 received on 24 October 2018 to pay for flights, hotel and subsistence for my wife and me (2) £2,036.75 received on 29 October 2018 to pay for flights, hotels and subsistence for my wife and me.

Destination of visit: Uganda and Rwanda

Dates of visit: 22-28 September 2018

Purpose of visit: To promote Ishida Europe Ltd and Eagle Scientific Ltd in Uganda and Rwanda.

(Registered 31 October 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 24 February 2014; updated 08 June 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Anne Marie Robertson, as Office Manager.

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