Shailesh Vara

Former MP, North West Cambridgeshire

North West Cambridgeshire Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Industrial Strategy 26 Apr 2017

    What steps his Department has taken to ensure that the Government’s industrial strategy benefits Wales and other parts of the UK equally.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Industrial Strategy 26 Apr 2017

    Will the Minister outline what response he has had from businesses and organisations across Wales since the launch of the industrial strategy consultation, and how is he ensuring that Welsh interests are front and centre of the strategy as it goes forward?
  • Early Parliamentary General Election 19 Apr 2017

    As the right hon. Gentleman will know, the Supreme Court made it abundantly clear—the judges decided unanimously—that issues concerning Brexit negotiations should be determined by this House, which represents the whole United Kingdom, and were not to be decided by any of the devolved institutions. Which bit of that does the right hon. Gentleman have a problem understanding?

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Former Conservative MP for North West Cambridgeshire

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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

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Topics of interest

Shailesh Vara campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Justice
  • Work and Pensions
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Departmental Data Protection
  • Departmental Written Questions
  • Departmental Art Works
  • Departmental Reviews
  • Human Trafficking

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (9 Jul 2015 to 18 Jul 2016)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (7 Oct 2013 to 18 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (14 Nov 2011 to 14 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Administration Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 14 Nov 2011)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (8 Nov 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 11 Dec 2006)
  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 2001 to 1 Jul 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Shailesh Vara’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 90.58% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 36 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 118 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 354 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Asian Media Group
Address of donor: Garavi Gujarat House, 1-2 Silex Street, London SE1 0DW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets plus hospitality at a football match at Stamford Bridge, total value £677.04 (£338.52 per person)

Date received: 22 January 2017

Date accepted: 22 January 2017

Donor status: company, registration 01716184

(Registered 16 February 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in London: (i) and (ii).
Joint owner of farmland in Gujarat, India: (i).
8. Miscellaneous
Non-practising solicitor.

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