Henry Bellingham

Former MP, North West Norfolk

North West Norfolk Conservative

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Former Conservative MP for North West Norfolk

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election


Topics of interest

Henry Bellingham campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • Trade and Industry
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Prisons
  • Prison Service
  • Prison
  • Smallpox Vaccine
  • Prison Service: Pay

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill (Commons) Committee (29 Apr 2014 to 22 Feb 2016)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (17 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (20 Nov 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (10 May 2005 to 20 Nov 2006)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jul 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (2 Dec 2002 to 8 Dec 2003)
  • Shadow Minister (Trade and Industry) (3 Jul 2002 to 1 Jul 2003)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 2 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Environment Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 18 Mar 1991)

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  • Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Henry Bellingham’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 25 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 87.37% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 22 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 122 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 735 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Non-executive director of Developing Markets Associates Ltd, 150 Tooley Street, London SE1 2TU, a global consultancy and investment conference organiser. From October 2015 until further notice I receive £2,500 a month for a commitment of approx. 3.5 hrs. (Registered 17 May 2013; updated 27 November 2015)
Non-executive Chairman of Pathfinder Minerals PLC, Becket House, 36 Old Jewry, London EC2R 8DD, an AIM listed mining company. For carrying out duties as Non-Executive Chairman and giving advice on strategy and corporate governance, I receive £4,000 per month until further notice. Hours: 4-7 hrs per month. (Registered 17 February 2014; updated 17 July 2015)
From 1 January 2016, Senior Adviser to J. Stern & Co. LLP, 21 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7LY, a fund management company. Until further notice, I will receive a monthly payment of £2,500 for providing legal advice, and advice on corporate governance and strategic direction. Hours: approx. 4.5 hrs per month. Initial payment of £5,000 received on 1 January 2016. (Registered 09 February 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Forestry and arable land in Norfolk: (i).
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Lansdowne Advisory Ltd.
Longborough Capital PLC
Glencara Estate Company (Registered 28 May 2013)
8. Miscellaneous
Non-practising barrister-at-law.
Non-Executive Chairman of Pontus Marine Limited, a UK based company with commercial fishing interests in the Gulf of Aden and the Middle East. I carry out duties as Non-Executive Chairman and give advice on strategy and corporate governance. Since November 2015, I receive no remuneration for this role. (Registered 12 June 2013; updated 17 July 2015 and 27 November 2015)
Unremunerated director of Global Law Summit Ltd, which was set up to run the 2015 Global Law Summit commemorating 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta and to promote UK legal services around the world. It is also looking at organising another law Summit in the future. (Registered 31 October 2013; updated 07 June 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Emma Bellingham, as temporary part-time Parliamentary Assistant/Researcher.

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