Daniel Kawczynski

Conservative MP for Shrewsbury and Atcham

@DKShrewsbury https://facebook.com/daniel4shrews

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Daniel Kawczynski’s voting in Parliament

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

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Health Services: Shropshire 23 Jul 2020

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the increase in the cost of implementing the reconfiguration of Health Care Services in Shropshire since the decision to reconfigure those services was taken; whether the additional funding of £134m be made available so that building work can commence in 2022.
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Food: Wholesale Trade 23 Jul 2020

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has plans to extend business rates relief to food and drink wholesalers who supply to (a) schools, (b) hospitals, (c) care homes and the hospitality industry to mitigate against (i) businesses in that sector closing and (ii) jobs being lost as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Public Transport: Coronavirus 22 Jul 2020

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to prevent individuals form removing their face coverings on public transport.

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Conservative MP for Shrewsbury and Atcham

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

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Topics of interest

Daniel Kawczynski campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Home Department
  • Libya
  • UK Trade and Investment
  • Afghanistan: Reconstruction
  • Departmental Postal Services
  • Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

Currently held offices

  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 20 May 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (2 Mar 2020 to 20 Jul 2020)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee (5 Jan 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, International Development Committee (10 Mar 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Justice Committee (6 Nov 2007 to 20 Apr 2009)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 18 Dec 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
From 1 February 2018 until further notice, consultant providing general advice to The Electrum Group LLC, a mining group based in the USA. Address: 535 Madison Avenue Floor 12, New York NY 10022. I earn £6,000 gross per month for an expected monthly commitment of 30 hours. (Registered 28 February 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: No 6 Convent Place, Main St, Gibraltar GX11 1AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flight and accommodation for two people, value £2,664

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 6 to 8 September 2019

Purpose of visit: cultural and political meetings and engagements.

(Registered 26 September 2019)
Name of donor: Edmund Burke Foundation
Address of donor: 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Suite 220, Washington, DC 20003

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation, total value £1,123.84

Destination of visit: Rome, Italy

Dates of visit: 3-5 February 2020

Purpose of visit: to speak at a conference.

(Registered 14 February 2020)

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