Bill Wiggin

Conservative MP for North Herefordshire

@BillWigginMP

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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.

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Recent appearances

  • Natural History GCSE: Cider Industry: Duty Changes 1 Dec 2021

    I beg to move, That this House has considered the cider industry and duty changes. I draw the House’s attention to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests. I welcome the progress the Treasury is making on cider and alcohol duty. It will be helpful to hear what the Minister thinks the direction of travel is for the industry, and how the Treasury is helping. The...
  • Natural History GCSE: Cider Industry: Duty Changes 1 Dec 2021

    I will have to take my hon. Friend’s expertise on that matter at face value, but I agree with all the good things he said and I thank him for his work as the chairman of the all-party group. The cider industry in this country is unique. Family-owned companies such as Westons in Much Marcle, which has 240 employees, contribute so much more than just delicious cider from local apples. People...

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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
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Avian Influenza
  • Fisheries: Quotas
  • Fisheries
  • Bovine TB
  • Zimbabwe

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 20 May 2020)
  • Chair, Committee of Selection (since 16 Jan 2020)
  • Chair, Committee of Selection (since 16 Jan 2020)
  • Chair, Committee of Selection (since 13 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Committee of Selection (16 Jan 2020 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Committee of Selection (16 Jan 2020 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (15 Jan 2020 to 16 Jan 2020)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (6 Nov 2019 to 16 Jan 2020)
  • 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, Committee of Selection (13 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Committee of Selection (13 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (12 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (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)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Nov 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
Non-executive director of Allpay Limited; payment collection. Address: Fortis et Fides, Whitestone Business park, Whitestone, Hereford HR1 3SE. From 12 November 2021 until further notice, annual fee of £4,000. Expected time commitment of approximately 10 hrs a year. (Registered 09 September 2013; updated 27 June 2014, 10 September 2015, 05 October 2016, 22 October 2020, 15 December 2020 and 19 November 2021)
From 21 November 2015, managing director of Emerging Asset Management Ltd, 58 Par-la-Ville Road, 4th floor, Vallis Building, Hamilton, 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, 26 February 2019 and 08 November 2021)
On 1 February 2021 I received director’s fees of £21,942.20 for being a director of four platforms from January to December 2021. (Registered 15 February 2021)
On 26 February 2021 I received a bonus of £3,194.59 in respect of July to December 2020. Hours: no extra hours. (Registered 03 March 2021)
On 27 October 2021 I received a performance related payment of £3,135.44 in respect of 2021 Hours: no extra hours. (Registered 08 November 2021)
From 4 November 2021 until 3 November 2023, adviser to R and D Glass (fertiliser production), Stourton Farm, Greensforge Lane, Stourbridge DY7 5BD. For providing agricultural advice, I will receive £2,000 per annum, paid annually. Hours: 10 hrs a year. (Registered 08 November 2021)
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 23 August 2021, a residential property in London, the rental income from which is paid to my wife: (i) and (ii).
Between 15 August 2017 and 23 August 2021, this property was my London home, with ad hoc income from lodgers being paid to my wife. (Registered 11 September 2017; updated 24 November 2021)
8. Miscellaneous
Since 2006, President of the Association of Professional Shooting Instructors. (Registered 01 November 2018)

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