Richard Benyon

MP, Newbury

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Newbury Conservative

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Scallop Fishing: Bay of Seine: Business of the House 13 Sep 2018

    About four months ago, this House passed the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018, part of which—the so-called Magnitsky provisions—require this House to undertake a review process to hold this and future Governments to account on the sanctioning of people in this country. Will the Leader of the House inform us of the progress being made in setting up the kind of body that...
  • Salisbury Incident 12 Sep 2018

    There are three routes to sanctions, it seems to me. The first is through a collective operation with the European Union—it issues an Order in Council that this Government can apply as a regulation the next day. The second is through the United Nations, which recently named, for example, Burmese generals, who we should be able to sanction quite separately from the European route. The...
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Crayfish 6 Sep 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when he plans to publish the CEFAS report no. 5775 Controlling Invasive Crayfish on crayfish trapping.

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Conservative MP for Newbury

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

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Topics of interest

Richard Benyon campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Business
  • Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
  • Defence
  • 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 16 Nov 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (20 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.

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)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Sir Philip Wroughton
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 January 2018)
Name of donor: Sir Philip Wroughton
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 January 2018)
Name of donor: Sir Christopher Gent
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,250

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 January 2018)
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)



The majority 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)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my sister, Catherine Haig, as part time Senior Researcher. (Registered 26 January 2017)

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