Ben Wallace

The Secretary of State for Defence

Conservative MP for Wyre and Preston North

@BWallaceMP https://facebook.com/benwallaceWPN

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Integrated Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy Review 9 Jul 2020

    Her Majesty's Government will continue to exceed the NATO target of spending 2% of GDP on defence and increase the budget by at least 0.5 above inflation every year. The UK is one of only a handful of nations that meets the 2% target, and we remain the largest European Defence spender in NATO. The Integrated Review will consider all aspects of international policy from defence to diplomacy...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces Update 7 Jul 2020

    I am pleased to announce today the launch of a wrap around childcare pilot scheme for UK Armed Forces families. This announcement represents another significant step towards the Government meeting its manifesto commitment to provide free wrap around childcare for Forces families. It is the latest in a series of measures which my Department has introduced with the aim of easing the unique...
  • Defence: Armed Forces: Overall Size 6 Jul 2020

    Since 2015 we have introduced many measures to respond to a difficult armed forces recruitment and retention climate. These include financial incentives, flexible service, the recruitment partnership project, the future accommodation model, and improved childcare. We saw improved recruitment figures of 31% from 2018-19. The size of the armed forces should always be dictated by the threat, UK...

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Conservative MP for Wyre and Preston North, Former Conservative MSP for North East Scotland

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

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 31 March 2003 — Election

Also represented Lancaster and Wyre; North East Scotland

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Topics of interest

Ben Wallace campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Committees: Ministerial Attendance
  • Afghanistan
  • Iran
  • Future Large Aircraft
  • Dentistry

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Defence (since 24 Jul 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State (Home Office) (Security) (17 Jul 2016 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (8 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Administration Committee (1 Dec 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Scotland) (6 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jul 2020.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Royal Automobile Club Motor Sports Association Ltd (trading as Motorsports UK)
Address of donor: Motor Sports House, Riverside Park, Colnbrook SL3 0HG

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality for the British Grand Prix, total value £1,220 (£610 per person)

Date received: 14 July 2019

Date accepted: 14 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 1344829

(Registered 09 September 2019)
Name of donor: Scottish Rugby Union
Address of donor: BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh EH12 5PJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets plus hospitality to the President's Suite at Murrayfield for Scotland v England, estimated total value £450

Date received: 7 February 2020

Date accepted: 7 February 2020

Donor status: company, registration SC132061

(Registered 03 March 2020)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Until 2 July 2020, a flat in south west London: (i) and (ii). (Updated 03 July 2020)

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