John Whittingdale’s voting in Parliament
John Whittingdale is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, John Whittingdale sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
John Whittingdale consistently voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
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John Whittingdale has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2018
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments received from AlphaSights Ltd, Thames Court, 1 Queenhithe, London EC4V 3DX, for advice on state of UK
media industry and regulatory issues:
10 October 2018, received £741.67. Hours: 1.5 hours. (Registered 25 October 2018)
From 22 April 2017 until further notice, member of an advisory board providing advice on media policy issues and regulatory developments to South West News Service, Media Centre, Emma Chris Way, Filton, Bristol BS34 7JU, for which I receive £1,000 a month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. First payment received 1 May 2017. Hours: 6 hrs a month. (Registered 04 July 2017)
1 April 2017 until further notice, providing advice on regulatory issues and policy development to Authors Licensing and Collecting Society, Barnard's Inn, 86 Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1EN. From 1 October 2018, I receive £2,000 a quarter. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. Hours: 12 hrs a quarter. (Registered 04 July 2017; updated 25 October 2018)
From 16 August 2017 until further notice, adviser to the Federation of International Polo, Miraflores 1556, 11500 Montevideo, Uruguay
, for which I receive £3,000 a quarter. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. First payment received: 4 September 2017. Hours: 6 hours a month. (Registered 11 October 2017)
24 January 2018, received £850 from Makor Securities Ltd, Gossard House, 7/8 Savile Row, London W1S 3PE, for advice on UK gaming industry and regulatory issues. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 06 February 2018)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Guards Polo Club
Address of donor: Smiths Lawn, Windsor Great Park, Egham TW20 0HP
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for the Royal Box and lunch at the Cartier Queens Cup Final, value £800
Date received: 17 June 2018
Date accepted: 17 June 2018
Donor status: company, registration 02403242
(Registered 04 July 2018)
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 08 October 2012)
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