Bill Wiggin

Former Conservative MP for North Herefordshire

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Former Conservative MP for North Herefordshire

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for 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
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Avian Influenza
  • Fisheries: Quotas
  • Fisheries
  • Bovine TB
  • Zimbabwe

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Committee of Selection (since 13 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (13 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill Select Committee (Commons) (5 Feb 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Selection Committee (13 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (12 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Selection Committee (12 Sep 2017 to 13 Sep 2017)
  • Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee (20 Feb 2017 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Committee of Selection (24 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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 33 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Bill Wiggin’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 80 written questions in the last year — above 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 90.50% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 97 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 419 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
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. From 1 September 2016, director of two fund platforms in the Caymans, and two in Bermuda.
From 1 January 2019 my remuneration as Managing Director and Board director is £49,140 a year (£4,095 monthly). Hours: expected to be 8 hrs a week for these two directorships and for my managing director role. (Registered 28 November 2015; updated 26 January 2017, 13 November 2017, 08 February 2018, 07 January 2019 and 26 February 2019)
On 23 October 2018 I received a bonus of £650. Hours: no extra hours. (Registered 02 November 2018)
On 5 February 2019 I received director’s fees of £18,825.00 for being a director of four platforms in respect of January to December 2019. (Registered 19 February 2019)
On 25 July 2019 I received a performance bonus of £5,589.11. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 15 August 2019)
25 October 2019, received £1,417.04, representing an increase in directors fees for the platforms. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 28 October 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Association of Professional Shooting Instructors
Address of donor: c/o Harrison, Beale & Owen Ltd, Highdown House, 11 Highdown Road, Leamington Spa CV13 1XT

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: professional instructor's course, value £1,150

Date received: 1 - 4 October 2018

Date accepted: 1 October 2018

Donor status: company, number 11112759

(Registered 02 November 2018)
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: Skigruppe der Bundesversammlung
Address of donor: Sonnenweg 27, CH - 8752 Näfels

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: 50% discount on two adult and three junior ski passes, received as part of British-Swiss Parliamentary Ski Week; total value £353

Date received: 31 December 2018 to 5 January 2019

Date accepted: 31 December 2018

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 31 January 2019)
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)
From 15 August 2017, ad hoc income from lodgers at my London home, paid to my wife: (i) and (ii). (Registered 11 September 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
From 6 April 2018, Chair (unpaid) of the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association, a Community Interest Company which encourages and promotes the use of pasture instead of grain feeds for livestock. (Registered 17 April 2018)
Since 2006, President of the Association of Professional Shooting Instructors. (Registered 01 November 2018)

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