Bill Wiggin

MP, North Herefordshire

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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.

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  • 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: 11 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: 2nd Day 11 Sep 2017

    I have been in the House since 2001 and have, I dare say, manufactured a fair amount of indignation about the legislation of previous Governments, but things are different today. I respect the Opposition’s arguments—they are absolutely right to raise them, and their concerns are valid and should be considered—but we are in the middle of a negotiation and my constituents...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: 2nd Day 11 Sep 2017

    I rather hope that the Brexit Secretary will concentrate on negotiating our departure rather than on sitting in darkened rooms, or perhaps that is what he is doing—who knows? Returning to the main thrust of what is going on, we need a unified, sensible piece of legislation, and we must support the Government, get the legislation through and then sort out our differences. Support for the...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: 2nd Day 11 Sep 2017

    No, I do not think so. Delegated legislation is always difficult. There are so many statutory instruments to get through, but that has been true ever since I have been here. We have had countless pieces of rubber-stamping. However, I have taken great comfort from the Front-Bench team saying that there is a sunset clause and that the spirit of the law will not be changed. I appeal to the...

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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

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

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Sep 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)
30 January 2017, received bonus of £6,400. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 31 January 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr & Mrs George Sideras
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individuals

(Registered 21 June 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)
From 15 August 2017, ad hoc income from lodgers at my London home, paid to my wife: (i) and (ii). (Registered 11 September 2017)

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