Philip Davies

Conservative MP for Shipley

@PhilipDaviesMP

Philip Davies’s voting in Parliament

Philip Davies is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Philip Davies sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Philip Davies voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year, while most Conservative MPs consistently voted for. Show votes
  • Philip Davies almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Philip Davies almost always voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Philip Davies consistently voted against fixed periods between parliamentary elections, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Philip Davies generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Philip Davies consistently voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Philip Davies generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Philip Davies generally voted against university tuition fees, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Philip Davies generally voted against a statutory register of lobbyists, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Philip Davies has quite often rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 20 Mar 2019

Recent appearances

  • Overseas Electors Bill 22 Mar 2019

    The hon. Gentleman makes a good point. When there is a tight contest, it is not beyond the realms of possibility that a result could be delayed until everything has been checked. That is why the suggestion he made in Committee was a good one and one that I wanted to bring back. He is definitely on to something, and I agree with him. I will gloss over amendments 49 and 50, because they are...
  • Overseas Electors Bill 22 Mar 2019

    I am going to crack on. I do not think anyone could say that I have not been generous in giving way. Amendments 68 to 70 are linked to other new clauses that we have already discussed. I want to mention amendments 75 and 76. Amendment 76 would delay the coming into force of the extent, commencement and short title provisions by 12 months. I want to raise that because, whatever the merits or...
  • Overseas Electors Bill 22 Mar 2019

    Thank you, Mr Speaker. I certainly do not object at all to my right hon. Friend the Member for Rayleigh and Wickford (Mr Francois) interrupting me with his point of order, with which I agreed wholeheartedly. Thank you, Mr Speaker, for your response. I seem destined not to get through my amendments, for different reasons.

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Conservative MP for Shipley

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

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Topics of interest

Philip Davies campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Justice
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Reoffenders
  • Sentencing
  • Prisoners' Release
  • Borders: Personal Records
  • Departmental Equality

Currently held offices

  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 22 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (19 Dec 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Justice Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (29 Jun 2010 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (28 Jun 2010 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (12 Mar 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (27 Feb 2006 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Mar 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for surveys:
29 September 2017, received £150. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 24 April 2018)
2 February 2018, received £100. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 04 June 2018)
14 March 2018, received £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 04 June 2018)
16 April 2018, received £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 04 June 2018)
22 May 2018, received £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 04 June 2018)
25 June 2018, received £75. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 05 December 2018)
27 August 2018, received £75. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 05 December 2018)
25 October 2018, received £75. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 05 December 2018)
17 December 2018, received £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 07 January 2019)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC17 8RT, for opinion surveys:
10 January 2018, received £30. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 02 July 2018)
9 March 2018, received £60. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 02 July 2018)
22 March 2018, received £80. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 02 July 2018)
9 May 2018, received £70. Hours: 50 mins. (Registered 02 July 2018)
13 June 2018, received £80. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 02 July 2018)
30 July 2018, received £100 for a survey. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 28 August 2018)
5 July 2018, received £70. Hours: 50 mins. (Registered 05 December 2018)
28 August 2018, received £60. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 05 December 2018)
1 October 2018, received £60. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 05 December 2018)
18 October 2018, received £70. Hours: 50 mins. (Registered 05 December 2018)
22 November 2018, received £100. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 05 December 2018)
7 December 2018, received £100. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 December 2018)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW:
5 July 2018, received £200 for a survey. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 16 July 2018)
16 January 2019, received £200 and a book to the value of £14.95 for a survey. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 28 January 2019)
28 February 2018, received £500 from the Sixty Billion Broadcast, 5 Elstree Gate, Elstree Way, Borehamwood WD6 1JD, for appearing on ‘Sam Delaney’s News Thing’. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 02 March 2018)
Payments from Populus, Northburgh House, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT, for opinion surveys:
6 February 2018, received £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 17 December 2018)
22 March 2018, received £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 17 December 2018)
20 April 2018, received £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 17 December 2018)
5 July 2018, received £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 17 December 2018)
4 September 2018, received £100 (two payments of £50). Hours: 1 hr in total. (Registered 17 December 2018)
5 December 2018, received £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 17 December 2018)
20 December 2018, received £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 07 January 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Ladbrokes Coral Group plc
Address of donor: 5th Floor, The Zig Zag Building, 70 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6SQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets and hospitality at Cheltenham Races, with a value of £100 each, total £200

Date received: 13 March 2018

Date accepted: 13 March 2018

Donor status: company, registration 00566221

(Registered 26 March 2018)
Name of donor: Ladbrokes Coral Group plc
Address of donor: 5th Floor, The Zig Zag Building, 70 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6SQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets and hospitality at Cheltenham Races, with a value of £200 each, total £400

Date received: 14 March 2018

Date accepted: 14 March 2018

Donor status: company, registration 00566221

(Registered 26 March 2018)
Name of donor: Ladbrokes Coral Group plc
Address of donor: 5th Floor, The Zig Zag Building, 70 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6SQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets and hospitality at Cheltenham Races, with a value of £295 each, total £590

Date received: 15 March 2018

Date accepted: 15 March 2018

Donor status: company, registration 00566221

(Registered 26 March 2018)
Name of donor: William Hill plc
Address of donor: Greenside House, 50 Station Road, Wood Green, London N22 7TP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets and hospitality at Cheltenham Races, with a value of £270 each, total £540

Date received: 16 March 2018

Date accepted: 16 March 2018

Donor status: company, registration 04212563

(Registered 26 March 2018)
Name of donor: Normandie Stud Ltd
Address of donor: Kirdford, Billingshurst RH14 0NN

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and hospitality to Epsom Races, with a value of £400 (£200 per person)

Date received: 2 June 2018

Date accepted: 2 June 2018

Donor status: company, registration 3402590

(Registered 27 June 2018)
Name of donor: Sports Information Services (SIS) Ltd
Address of donor: Whitehall Avenue, Kingston, Milton Keynes MK10 0AX

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and hospitality to Royal Ascot, with a value of £700 (£350 per person)

Date received: 23 June 2018

Date accepted: 23 June 2018

Donor status: company, registration 4243307

(Registered 27 June 2018)
Name of donor: Ladbrokes Coral Group plc
Address of donor: 5th Floor, The Zig Zag Building, 70 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6SQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets and hospitality at Sandown Races, with a value of £175 each, total £350

Date received: 7 July 2018

Date accepted: 7 July 2018

Donor status: company, registration 00566221

(Registered 16 July 2018)
Name of donor: Sky Betting and Gaming
Address of donor: 2 Wellington Place, Leeds LS1 4AP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and hospitality to Yorkshire Ebor Festival, with a value of £344.44 (£172.22 per person)

Date received: 25 August 2018

Date accepted: 25 August 2018

Donor status: company, registration 01100741

(Registered 05 September 2018)
Name of donor: Arena Racing Corporation Ltd
Address of donor: 3rd Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality to St Leger Races, Doncaster, value £559.20 (£279.60 each)

Date received: 14 September 2018

Date accepted: 14 September 2018

Donor status: company, registration 07997040

(Registered 19 September 2018)
Name of donor: William Hill plc
Address of donor: Greenside House, 50 Station Road, Wood Green N22 7TP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality to St Leger Doncaster Races, value £280 (£140 each)

Date received: 15 September 2018

Date accepted: 15 September 2018

Donor status: company, registration 04212563

(Registered 19 September 2018)
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). (Registered 18 September 2012)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
From 4 July 2016 until 13 November 2018, LYJ Ltd; media, research and communications. (Registered 19 July 2016; updated 20 November 2018)

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