Robert Walter

Former Conservative MP for North Dorset

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Recent appearances

  • Amendment of the Law 19 Mar 2015

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Angus (Mr Weir). If he had his way, he would not be around in this House to benefit from our long-term economic plan. When I made a speech last week I said that it would probably be my last, so this one can be regarded as an encore. I am delighted to speak in support of my right hon. Friend the Chancellor’s Budget, which I think is superb. I...
  • Deregulation Bill (Programme) (No.3): European Commission: National Parliaments 10 Mar 2015

    This may be my last contribution in the House, after 18 years here. I have always believed that we are, to coin a phrase, in Europe but not run by Europe. I have always believed that one can be a good European but a pragmatic European who believes that this debate goes beyond red, yellow and green cards, and so on, as the hon. Member for Blackley and Broughton (Graham Stringer) said. I...
  • Business of the House: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 15 Jan 2015

    I do not know whether the hon. Lady received the same letter as I did on 19 December from the Secretary of State for Business. It said: “And the new Commissioner, Cecilia Malmstrom, has also stated explicitly that ‘public service, including health, education and water management, are not on the agenda.’”

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Former Conservative MP for North Dorset

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health
  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Council of Europe
  • Dental Services: Dorset
  • Iraq
  • Safety Cameras
  • Ex-servicemen: Hearing Impaired

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Treasury Committee ( 8 Dec 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, International Development Committee (12 Nov 2001 to 8 Dec 2003)
  • Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) (17 Oct 2001 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Wales) ( 1 Jun 1999 to 1 Jun 2000)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (11 Jan 1999 to 26 Jul 1999)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (21 Jul 1997 to 5 Jul 1999)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: El Sherouk City, Suez Desert Road, Cairo 11837, P.O. Box 43
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £3,300
Destination of visit: Cairo, Egypt
Date of visit: 13-16 June 2014
Purpose of visit: to meet the new President, meet government ministers, religious leaders, British Council, IPU and representatives of civil society in Egypt and discuss developments taking place in the run up to parliamentary elections.
(Registered 9 July 2014)
Name of donor: Malvern College Egypt
Address of donor: Malvern College Campus, New Cairo, Cairo, Egypt
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel and accommodation at a total value of £1,920
Destination of visit: Cairo
Date of visit: 13-15 December 2014
Purpose of visit: to meet senior government ministers and officials, to get an update on the progress of the forthcoming parliamentary elections and attend the launch of the agreement between the Azazy Group and the Malvern College which opens in 2016.
(Registered 14 January 2015)
8. Land and Property
Residential investment property in London.
Farmland in Devon.
9. Shareholdings
(a) European Atlantic (Registered 12 January 2012)
11. Miscellaneous
Director (unremunerated), European Atlantic Limited; company organising overseas trade missions and visits by British companies. (Registered 12 January 2012)

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