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 replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2007–2016
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Generally voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2017
Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2004–2011
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 7 absences, between 2012–2014
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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.
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
29 April 2016
, received annual payment of £20,008.23. Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 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 15 hours. (Updated 13 July 2015, 13 January 2016
and 1 December 2016
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 15 hours. (Updated 13 July 2015 and 10 March 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 15 hours. (Updated 13 July 2015)
21 January 2016, payment of £5,000 from the Young President’s Organisation London, c/o Office 10
, 10-12 Baches Street, London, N1 6DL, for a speech delivered on 15 March 2016
. Hours: 2 hrs including travel and preparation. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 04 April 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Falcon and Associates International Ltd
Address of donor: 140 Brompton Road, London SW3 1HY
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, food and transportation: value approx. £4,313
Destination of visit: Dubai
Dates of visit: 3 - 6 November 2016
Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation, with the Conservative Middle East Council
, to gain a deeper understanding of the strategic important links between Dubai and the UK.
(Registered 30 November 2016)
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bahrain
Address of donor(s): P.O. Box 547, Government Road, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
lf benefit in kind: Flights, hotel accommodation, food and transport to a total value of £3,550
Destination of visit: Kingdom of Bahrain
Dates of visit: 8 to 12 December 2016
Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation, with the Conservative Middle East Council, to the 6th Manama Dialogue 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 20 December 2016)
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).
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