Nicholas Soames’s voting in Parliament
Nicholas Soames is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Nicholas Soames’s votes.
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2013–2016
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
5 votes for, 9 votes against, 2 absences, between 1997–2017
Consistently voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 9 votes against, 2 absences, between 1999–2016
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
21 votes for, 73 votes against, 29 absences, between 2008–2018
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 7 absences, between 2012–2018
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Nicholas Soames has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.
1. Employment and earnings
on Strategic Issues to Intrepid Capital Partners, 199 Knightsbridge, London SW7 1RE. Until further notice, I receive an annual payment of £20,008.23 for an expected commitment of 30 hours. (Updated 13 July 2015
and 17 May 2016
, formerly AEGIS
Defence Services Limited (non-executive). Address: 1 London Bridge, London, SE1 9BG, UK. I attend meetings in pursuit of duties as Senior Adviser
and a member of the International Advisory Board. Until further notice, I receive a monthly salary of £9,166.67 for an expected commitment of 20 hours. (Updated 13 July 2015, 13 January 2016
, 1 December 2016
and 18 December 2017
Senior Adviser, MMC
Group; insurance and related financial services. Address: Marsh Ltd, Tower Place, London, EC3R 5BU. Work includes attending meetings and advising on business development. From March 2017
until further notice, I receive a monthly salary of £8,098.75 for an expected commitment of 20 hours. (Updated 13 July 2015, 10 March 2017 and 18 December 2017)
Non-executive director of Aggregated Micro Power plc; renewable energy investment business. Address: Hasilwood House, 62 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AW. Until further notice, I receive £3,750 per quarter for an expected commitment of 10 hours. (Registered 24 September 2014
; updated 13 July 2015 and 18 December 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: The Westminster Dining Club
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: members' association (unincorporated)
(Registered 17 September 2018
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Kingdom of Bahrain
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: P.O. Box 547, Government Road, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, transport, food and accommodation with a value of £3,250
Destination of visit: Bahrain
Dates of visit: 7-10 December 2017
Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation, with the Conservative Middle East Council
, to the IISS
Manama Dialogue 2017 in order to gain a deeper understanding of the strategic links between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the wider Gulf States
and the UK.
(Registered 13 December 2017)
Co-Chair of the Cross Party Group on Balanced Migration. Migrationwatch UK provides secretarial, research and administrative support, pays for printing costs and maintains the group’s website. (Registered 9 May 2011
; updated 25 July 2014
and 31 July 2015).
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
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