Bill Wiggin

MP, North Herefordshire

North Herefordshire Conservative

Bill Wiggin’s voting in Parliament

Bill Wiggin is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Bill Wiggin sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Bill Wiggin generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

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Conservative MP for North Herefordshire

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Also represented Leominster

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Topics of interest

Bill Wiggin campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Defence
  • Avian Influenza
  • Fisheries: Quotas
  • Fisheries
  • Bovine TB
  • Zimbabwe

Currently held offices

  • Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee (since 20 Feb 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 10 Sep 2015)
  • Chair, Committee of Selection (since 24 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee of Selection (17 Jun 2015 to 24 Jun 2015)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales (20 Nov 2003 to 5 May 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (28 Feb 2003 to 30 Oct 2003)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (2 Dec 2002 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Transport, Local Government & The Regions Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 22 Jul 2002)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 23 Oct 2003)

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Bill Wiggin’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 88.44% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 12 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 386 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Until further notice, non-executive director of Philip T English International Financial Services Ltd, International House, Churchlands, Chipping Warden, Banbury, OX17 1LN. Remuneration of £5,000 a year. Hours: expected to be about 60 hrs a year. (Registered 15 November 2012; updated 18 July 2016)
Non-executive director of Allpay Limited; payment collection. Address: Fortis et Fides, Whitestone Business park, Whitestone, Hereford HR1 3SE. Until further notice, I will receive an annual fee of £12,000, paid in monthly instalments. Expected time commitment of four meetings a year; 5.5 hours per meeting. (Registered 9 September 2013; updated 27 June 2014, 10 September 2015 and 05 October 2016)
From 21 November 2015, managing director of Emerging Asset Management Ltd, 3rd Floor, Williams House, Hamilton HM11, Bermuda. Hours: expected to be 8 hrs a week. From 1 September 2016, director of two fund platforms in the Caymans, and two in Bermuda. From 1 January 2017 my remuneration will be 24,000 USD a year, or approx. £4,800 a quarter. (Registered 28 November 2015; updated 26 January 2017)
20 June 2016, received additional payment of £3,106.19 by way of profit share. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 14 July 2016)
30 January 2017, received bonus of £6,400. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 31 January 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC)
Address of donor: Marford Mill, Rossett, Wrexham LL12 0HL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one day’s shooting at Catton Hall, South Derbyshire and one night’s accommodation at Hoar Cross Hall Hotel Staffordshire; total value £826.73

Date of receipt of donation: 16 December 2016

Date of acceptance of donation: 16 December 2016

Donor status: Registered Industrial and Provident Society No 28488R

(Registered 19 December 2016; updated 10 January 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Agricultural land in Herefordshire, near to my home: (i). (Registered 04 July 2013)

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