Laurence Robertson

Former MP, Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury Conservative

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  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Per Capita Costs 25 Apr 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate she has made of the average cost of educating a pupil in schools with (a) up to 100, (b) 101 to 500, (c) 501 to 1,000 and (d) more than 1,000 pupils.
  • Northern Ireland (Ministerial Appointments and Regional Rates) Bill 24 Apr 2017

    The hon. Gentleman makes the point very well. I put it to him that there is no issue that this House could face that would persuade us to disband the whole Parliament, is there? That is the point.
  • Northern Ireland (Ministerial Appointments and Regional Rates) Bill 24 Apr 2017

    I join the Secretary of State in his condemnation of the actions taken yesterday, which were another attempt to kill innocent men, women and children. That is totally unacceptable in any part of the world. For it to continue in the United Kingdom is abhorrent to all right-thinking people. I congratulate the Secretary of State on the work he has done over the past few weeks, which to him...

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Former Conservative MP for Tewkesbury

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for 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
  • Ethiopia
  • Bovine Tuberculosis
  • Agriculture: Subsidies
  • Bovine TB

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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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Laurence Robertson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 89 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 82.23% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 16 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 97 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 401 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

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)
11 September 2016, received £3,000 for consultancy services. Hours: 28 hrs. (Registered 11 October 2016)
20 January 2017, received £3,000 for consultancy services. Hours: 28 hrs. (Registered 26 April 2017)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA for completing surveys:
9 March 2016, received £50. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 29 November 2016)
24 March 2016, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 29 November 2016)
16 May 2016, payment of £100. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 29 November 2016)
18 July 2016, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 29 November 2016)
27 October 2016, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 29 November 2016)
12 November 2016, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 29 November 2016)
12 December 2016, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 December 2016)
Payment from Ipsos MORI UK Ltd, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
13 July 2016, received £200 for completing a survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 July 2016)
3 March 2017, received £200 for completing a survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 26 April 2017)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC17 8RT, for opinion surveys:
19 December 2016, received £60. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 20 December 2016)
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 2016. The badge is not available for purchase but its estimated value is between £0 - £1,000, depending on usage.

Date received: 1 January 2016

Date accepted: 30 January 2016

Donor status: company, registration no 93447

(Registered 29 February 2016)
Name of donor: The European Azerbaijan Society
Address of donor: 15 Queen Anne's Gate, London, SW1H 9BU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality provided to my wife and me at the Royal Windsor Horse Show, approx. value £620

Date received: 13 May 2016

Date accepted: 13 May 2016

Donor status: company, registration 06635743

(Registered 30 June 2016)
Name of donor: Gala Coral
Address of donor: New Castle House, Castle Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 1FT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality received by my wife and me at Ascot Racecourse, approx. value £500

Date received: 16 June 2016

Date accepted: 16 June 2016

Donor status: company, registration 07254686

(Registered 20 July 2016)
Name of donor: Ladbrokes plc
Address of donor: Imperial House, Imperial Drive, Rayners Lane, Harrow HA2 7JW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at Conservative Party conference for my wife and me, approx. value £200

Date received: 3 October 2016

Date accepted: 3 October 2016

Donor status: company, registration 00566221

(Registered 11 October 2016)
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 2017. The badge is not available for purchase but its estimated value is between £0 - £1,000, depending on usage.

Date received: 1 January 2017

Date accepted: 1 January 2017

Donor status: company, registration no 93447

(Registered 23 January 2017)
Name of donor: Coral (part of Gala Coral Group)
Address of donor: One Stratford Place, Montfitchet Road, London E20 1EJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets and hospitality for my wife and me at Cheltenham Races, with a value of £300 each, total £600

Date received: 15 March 2017

Date accepted: 15 March 2017

Donor status: company, registration 7254686

(Registered 26 April 2017)
Name of donor: Ladbrokes Coral plc
Address of donor: 5th Floor, The Zig Zag Building, 70 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6SG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets and hospitality for my wife and me at Cheltenham Races, with a value of £350 each, total £700

Date received: 16 March 2017

Date accepted: 16 March 2017

Donor status: company, registration 566221

(Registered 26 April 2017)
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 for my wife and me at Cheltenham Races, approx. total value £600

Dates received: 13 and 17 March 2017

Date accepted: 13 March 2017

Donor status: company, registration 2909409.

(Registered 26 April 2017)
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, approx. value £1,000

Date received: 8 April 2017

Date accepted: 8 April 2017

Donor status: company, registration 2909409

(Registered 26 April 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Westminster Africa Business Group
Address of donor: Regent House, Sandiacre, Nottingham NG10 5DJ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, hotel and UK travel for my wife and me, with a total value of £2,154.25

Destination of visit: Nairobi, Kenya

Dates of visit: 21-29 September 2016

Purpose of visit: Trade mission to promote British businesses.

(Registered 11 October 2016)
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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