Laurence Robertson

Conservative MP for Tewkesbury

@lrobertsonTewks

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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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Recent appearances

  • Justice: Topical Questions 22 Nov 2022

    If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
  • Justice: Topical Questions 22 Nov 2022

    To help the rehabilitation of offenders and to reduce reoffending, will my right hon. Friend support the scheme being promoted by Gloucestershire’s police and crime commissioner, Chris Nelson, to involve prisoners in the construction of eco-pods, providing much-needed environmentally friendly accommodation as well as valuable construction skills and work experience for prisoners?
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs 22 Nov 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to increase the number of school places available for pupils with special educational needs; and if she 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
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Agriculture: Subsidies
  • RAF Innsworth
  • Ethiopia
  • Bovine Tuberculosis
  • Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control

Currently held offices

  • 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)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Nov 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Savanta ComRes, 54 Bermondsey St, Bermondsey, London SE1 3UD, for completing surveys:
6 November 2021, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 29 November 2021)
12 December 2021, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 04 January 2022)
24 January 2022, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 13 June 2022)
17 February 2022, received £50. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 13 June 2022)
30 March 2022, received £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 13 June 2022)
23 May 2022, received £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 13 June 2022)
22 August 2022, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 06 September 2022)
30 September 2022, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 25 October 2022)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing surveys:
11 November 2021, received £120. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 29 November 2021)
11 November 2021, received £170. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 29 November 2021)
19 November 2021, received £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 29 November 2021)
12 December 2021, received £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 04 January 2022)
13 January 2022, received £150. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 07 February 2022)
10 March 2022, received £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 14 March 2022)
10 March 2022, received £100. Hours: 30 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 14 March 2022)
14 April 2022, received £50. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 25 April 2022)
20 May 2022, received £130. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 13 June 2022)
24 August 2022, received £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 06 September 2022)
24 August 2022, received £70. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 06 September 2022)
30 August 2022, received £90. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 06 September 2022)
30 August 2022, received £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 06 September 2022)
13 October 2022, received £80. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 25 October 2022)
From 1 October 2020 until 30 September 2023, Parliamentary Adviser on Sport and Safer Gambling to the Betting and Gaming Council, 25 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0PP. I receive £2,000 per month. Hours: expected to be 10 hrs per month. (Registered 26 October 2020; updated 06 October 2021 and 25 October 2022)
Payments from Yonder, Northburgh House, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT, for completing surveys:
18 February 2021, received £50. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 01 February 2022)
24 March 2021, received £50. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 01 February 2022)
20 June 2021, received £50. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 01 February 2022)
20 July 2021, received £50. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 01 February 2022)
1 September 2021, received £65. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 01 February 2022)
12 December 2021, received £50. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 01 February 2022)
28 January 2022, received £65. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 08 September 2022)
4 April, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 08 September 2022)
25 July 2022, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 08 September 2022)
4 August 2022, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 08 September 2022)
24 August 2022, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 08 September 2022)
Payment from Ipsos MORI UK Ltd, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for completing surveys:
12 January 2022, received £225. Hours: 70 mins. (Registered 07 February 2022)
12 January 2022, received another payment of £225. Hours: 70 mins. (Registered 07 February 2022)
24 February 2022, received £225. Hours: 75 mins. (Registered 14 March 2022)
8 March 2022, received £225. Hours: 75 mins. (Registered 14 March 2022)
15 August 2022, received £225. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 06 September 2022)
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 2020. The badge is not available for purchase, but its estimated value is between £0 and £1,000 a year, depending on usage. On 23 November 2021, because new badges have not been issued due to the pandemic, I was notified that the current badge can be used throughout 2021 and 2022.

Date received: 1 January 2020 - 31 December 2022

Date accepted: 1 January 2020

Donor status: company, registration 93447

(Registered 06 January 2020; updated 30 November 2021)
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 Haydock Park Racecourse for my wife and me, and a friend, approximate total value £750

Date received: 18 November 2021

Date accepted: 18 November 2021

Donor status: company, registration 2909409

(Registered 15 December 2021)
Name of donor: Betting & Gaming Council
Address of donor: 1st Floor, 90 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1EU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality at Sandown Park Racecourse, including entrance tickets, for my wife, a friend and me, total value £957

Date received: 3 December 2021

Date accepted: 3 December 2021

Donor status: company, registration 12213577

(Registered 20 December 2021)
Name of donor: Betting and Gaming Council (BGC)
Address of donor: 1st Floor, 90 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1EU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Entrance to and hospitality at the Brit Awards, O2 Centre, London, for my wife and me, total value £2,328 (£1164 per person)

Date received: 8 February 2022

Date accepted: 8 February 2022

Donor status: company, registration 12213577

(Registered 09 February 2022)
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, approx. total value £300

Date received: 15 March 2022

Date accepted: 15 March 2022

Donor status: company, registration 2909409

(Registered 24 March 2022)
Name of donor: Hestview Ltd (trading as Sky Betting & Gaming)
Address of donor: 2 Wellington Place, Leeds LS1 4AP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality at Cheltenham Racecourse, for my wife, me and another member of staff, approx. total value £1,050

Date received: 16 March 2022

Date accepted: 16 March 2022

Donor status: company, registration 01100741

(Registered 24 March 2022)
Name of donor: Betting & Gaming Council
Address of donor: 1st Floor, 90 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1EU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality at Cheltenham racecourse, for my wife, me and a friend, total value £2,340

Date received: 17 March 2022

Date accepted: 17 March 2022

Donor status: company, registration 12213577

(Registered 24 March 2022)
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, me and a friend, approx. total value £450

Date received: 18 March 2022

Date accepted: 18 March 2022

Donor status: company, registration 2909409

(Registered 24 March 2022)
Name of donor: ADS Group Ltd (trade organisation for companies operating in the UK Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space sectors)
Address of donor: Salamanca Square, 9 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Attendance at the ADS Annual Dinner, Grosvenor House Hotel, London for my wife and me, approx. total value £480

Date received: 23 March 2022

Date accepted: 23 March 2022

Donor status: company, registration 7016635

(Registered 24 March 2022)
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, Liverpool, for my wife and me, approx. total value £1,438

Date received: 9 April 2022

Date accepted: 9 April 2022

Donor status: company, registration 2909409

(Registered 26 April 2022)
Name of donor: Ascot Racecourse
Address of donor: Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7JX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality for my wife and me, estimated total value of £500

Date received: 16 June 2022

Date accepted: 16 June 2022

Donor status: company, registration 04320977

(Registered 28 June 2022)
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: Hospitality at Ascot Racecourse for my wife and me and a friend, total estimated value £750

Date received: 17 June 2022

Date accepted: 17 June 2022

Donor status: company, registration 4243307

(Registered 28 June 2022)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel Ltd (CFI Ltd)
Address of donor: PO Box 72288, London SW1P 9LB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For me and my wife, air travel, accommodation and hospitality with a total value of £5,920

Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank

Dates of visit: 3-8 April 2022

Purpose of visit: Fact finding political delegation.

(Registered 25 April 2022)
Name of donor: Africa House London Ltd
Address of donor: 11 Chilworth Place, Barking, Essex IG11 0FL

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, hotel and in country transport costs for me and my wife, total value £3,892

Destination of visit: Rwanda

Dates of visit: 28 August 2022 - 1 September 2022.

Purpose of visit: Trade Mission to explore opportunities for trade and business for British companies including meetings with Ministers, Government Officials and others.

(Registered 16 September 2022)
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)
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
I employ my wife, Anne Marie Robertson, as Office Manager.

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