Nicholas Soames

MP, Mid Sussex

Mid Sussex Conservative

Nicholas Soames campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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 raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Generally voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes

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Nicholas Soames has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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Conservative MP for Mid Sussex

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented Crawley

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Nato
  • Warships
  • Iraq
  • Afghanistan
  • Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration Committee (25 Mar 2013 to 10 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (31 Jan 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (8 Nov 2003 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (12 Dec 2001 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (2 Jul 1999 to 18 Jan 2000)
  • Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Armed Services) (20 Jul 1994 to 1 May 1997)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) (14 Apr 1992 to 20 Jul 1994)
  • Member, European Legislation Committee (2 Feb 1984 to 15 Jul 1985)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Senior Advisor 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)
GardaWorld, formerly AEGIS Defence Services Limited (non-executive). Address: 84 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1PX. Attend meetings in pursuit of duties as non-executive director and (since 1 January 2010) non-executive chairman. Until further notice, I receive a monthly salary of £9,166.67 for an expected commitment of 15 hours. (Updated 13 July 2015 and 13 January 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. Until further notice, I receive a monthly salary of £7,951.25 for an expected commitment of 15 hours. (Updated 13 July 2015)
27 May 2015, received salary for May 2015 of £7,962.93. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 07 July 2015)
26 June 2015, received salary for June 2015 of £7,951.25. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 07 July 2015)
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)
30 June 2015, received £3,750 gross for the period 1 April to 30 June 2015. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 07 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)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Westminster Dining Club
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,500

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 22 December 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
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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