Laurence Robertson

Conservative MP for Tewkesbury

@lrobertsonTewks

General Election 2024

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Your MP (Laurence Robertson) represents you, and all of the people who live in Tewkesbury, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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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
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Agriculture: Subsidies
  • RAF Innsworth
  • Ethiopia
  • Bovine Tuberculosis
  • Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control

Currently held offices

  • Member, Pensions (Special Rules for End of Life) Bill Committee (since 17 Apr 2024)
  • Member, British Citizenship (Northern Ireland) Bill Committee (since 20 Mar 2024)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 15 Jan 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (18 Jun 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)
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Pensions (Special Rules for End of Life) Bill: Clause 2 - Extent and Commencement 17 May 2024

    I am pleased to draw this debate to a close by thanking the Minister and the Opposition for their support, and in particular with regard to setting the date for the commencement of legislation. In that context, I also thank my right hon. Friend the Member for Suffolk Coastal (Dr Coffey) for her amendments. I thank all hon. Members who have spoken in this debate and particularly those who...
  • Pensions (Special Rules for End of Life) Bill: Clause 2 - Extent and Commencement 17 May 2024

    I beg to move, That the Bill be now read the Third time. I am pleased that the Bill’s passage through the House has been relatively smooth, so I thank the Government and indeed the Opposition for their support. Although the Bill’s scope is narrow, it will provide financial assurance to those who have received the devastating diagnosis of a terminal illness and who have also seen the...
  • Pensions (Special Rules for End of Life) Bill: Clause 2 - Extent and Commencement 17 May 2024

    I thank my right hon. Friend the Member for Suffolk Coastal (Dr Coffey) for tabling her amendments and for discussing them with me over the last few days. We have worked to try to ensure that the best outcome is found. She makes the point that when there is a general election coming, albeit that that is an unusual circumstance—one hopes that it will arise only every five years—it throws...

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Register of Members’ Interests

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Last updated: 13 May 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Role, work or services: Adviser on Safer Gambling and Sport
Payer: The Betting and Gaming Council, 1 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4BU
Remuneration: £2,000 a month
From: 1 October 2020. Until: 30 June 2023.
Hours: 10 hrs a month
(Registered 26 October 2020; updated 6 October 2021, 25 October 2022, 4 April 2023 and 14 June 2023)
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 pass entitling the bearer to admittance to certain horse racing meetings in the UK during 2023. The pass is not available for purchase, but its estimated value is between £0 and £1,000 a year, depending on usage (maximum value is stated for registration purposes), value £1,000
Date received: 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2023
Date accepted: 1 January 2023
Donor status: company, registration 93447
(Registered 23 January 2023)
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 my wife and me (value is approximate), value £1,678
Date received: 15 April 2023
Date accepted: 15 April 2023
Donor status: company, registration 2909409
(Registered 3 May 2023)
Name of donor: Ascot Racecourse
Address of donor: Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7JX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality to Royal Ascot, value £550
Date received: 22 June 2023
Date accepted: 22 June 2023
Donor status: company, registration 04320977
(Registered 17 July 2023)
Name of donor: Sports Information Services Limited
Address of donor: Whitehall Avenue, Kingston, Milton Keynes MK10 0AX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality to Royal Ascot, value £500
Date received: 23 June 2023
Date accepted: 23 June 2023
Donor status: company, registration 4243307
(Registered 17 July 2023)
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 Cheltenham Racecourse for my wife and me (value is approximate), value £250
Date received: 18 November 2023
Date accepted: 18 November 2023
Donor status: company, registration 2909409
(Registered 30 November 2023)
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 pass entitling the bearer to admittance to certain horse racing meetings in the UK during 2024. The pass is not available for purchase, but its estimated value is between £0 and £1,000 a year, depending on usage (maximum value is stated for registration purposes), value £1,000
Date received: 1 January 2024 to 31 December 2024
Date accepted: 1 January 2024
Donor status: company, registration 93447
(Registered 25 January 2024)
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: Entrance to Cheltenham racecourse and hospitality for my wife, me and a friend, value £780
Date received: 15 March 2024
Date accepted: 15 March 2024
Donor status: company, registration 2909409
(Registered 25 March 2024)
Name of donor: Hestview Limited
Address of donor: 4 Wellington Place, Leeds LS1 4AP
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Entrance to Cheltenham racecourse and hospitality provided to my wife and me, value £700
Date received: 13 March 2024
Date accepted: 13 March 2024
Donor status: company, registration 01100741
(Registered 25 March 2024)
Name of donor: Kindred (London) Limited
Address of donor: Kindred House, 17 Hartfield Road, London SW19 3SE
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Attendance at Cheltenham racecourse, including hospitality for my wife and me, value £2,400
Date received: 12 March 2024
Date accepted: 12 March 2024
Donor status: company, registration 03433883
(Registered 25 March 2024)
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: Entrance and hospitality for me and a friend at Aintree Racecourse (value is approximate), value £1,800
Date received: 20 April 2024
Date accepted: 20 April 2024
Donor status: company, registration 2909409
(Registered 24 April 2024)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: UK Committee for UNICEF
Address of donor: 1 Westfield Avenue, Stratford, London E20 1HZ
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, food and other hospitality, visas and parking, value £4,608.80
Destination of visit: Ethiopia (Addis Ababa, Arba Mintch, Yabello and Dubluk)
Dates of visit: 3 April 2023 to 6 April 2023
Purpose of visit: To join a parliamentary delegation observing the malnutrition crisis unfolding in the Horn of Africa and UNICEF’s programmatic work there.
(Registered 3 May 2023)
Name of donor: Korab Toplica
Address of donor: private
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For me and my wife, who is also my office manager, flights and hotels, value £7,827.30
Destination of visit: Zimbabwe (Harare)
Dates of visit: 22 January 2024 to 24 January 2024
Purpose of visit: To join a delegation for the promotion of trade between Zimbabwe and the United Kingdom.
(Registered 15 February 2024)
6. Land and property portfolio with a value over £100,000 and where indicated, the portfolio provides a rental income of over £10,000 a year
Type of land/property: Residential property (flat)
Number of properties: 1
Location: London
Rental income: Yes
(Registered 24 February 2014; updated 8 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Chair of the Westminster Africa Business Group, which promotes trade and good politics between the UK and Africa. This is an unpaid role.
(Registered 21 March 2022)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
Name: Anne Marie Robertson
Relationship: Spouse
Role: Office Manager
Working pattern: Full time

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