Richard Benyon campaigned to remain in the European Union
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Richard Benyon’s voting in Parliament
Richard Benyon is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Richard Benyon’s votes.
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
Generally voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
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As one of the Members of Parliament who has visited RAF Akrotiri and looked into the eyes of the C-130 crews who would be asked to carry out these missions, I think we should be careful to avoid making a “something must be done” response to a situation that shames humanity and that is on a par with Rwanda, Srebrenica and other events us that have shamed us collectively in the...
One of the best ways to ensure that local planning departments have sufficient resources to carry out their duties is to allow local authorities to charge the full cost of planning applications. This is something that the Government promised to introduce a long time ago, and I very much hope that this Minister will bring it in.
The Valuation Office Agency appears to be a law unto itself. At the click of a mouse, it seems to be able to change the way in which large sites such as the Vodafone headquarters and the Atomic Weapons Establishment at Aldermaston are rated, wiping millions off the income of a small unitary local authority such as West Berkshire. Will the Minister agree to look into this matter?
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Conservative MP for Newbury
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Department
- Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Whales: Conservation
- Fisheries: Quotas
- Defence: Exports
- War Pensions Committee
- Schools: Procurement
Currently held offices
- Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (since 20 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Defence Sub-Committee (8 Sep 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)
- Member, Defence Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)
- Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (3 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Defence Committee (3 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 25 Nov 2013)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (17 May 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (3 Jul 2007 to 19 Jan 2009)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 22 Oct 2007)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.
1. Employment and earnings
From 15 October 2015
, director and Chair of the UK
Water Partnership, a not for profit company set up to promote the interests of the UK water sector. Until further notice, I will be paid £15,000 a year (£3,750 quarterly) for an expected annual commitment of 12-14 days. (Registered 28 October 2015)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Landholdings in Hampshire and Berkshire (some in my constituency
) comprising farmland, residential and commercial property, some potential development land, woodlands and gravel workings, for some of which rent is received: (i) and (ii)
Residential and commercial property in Hackney, for which rent is received: (i) and (ii)
Rural land and property in Inverness-shire: (i)
of property in these estates is held in family trusts in the trusteeship of Englefield Estate Trust Corporation Limited, of which I am Director. This is the trustee of various family trusts in all of which either I or members of my wider family have beneficial interests. (Updated 9 January 2014
From 12 October 2015, unremunerated Associate Director, Sancroft International Ltd (consultants in corporate responsibility and environmental, social, ethical and planning issues), of 46 Queen Anne
's Gate, London SW1H 9AP. (Registered 21 October 2015; updated 09 August 2016
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