Andrew Bridgen

Conservative MP for North West Leicestershire

@ABridgen

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Andrew Bridgen’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Andrew Bridgen sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Andrew Bridgen consistently voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Andrew Bridgen voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Conservative MP for North West Leicestershire

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Andrew Bridgen campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Transport
  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Treasury
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • Recruitment
  • Plants
  • Tony Blair
  • Television: Licensing

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (21 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Regulatory Reform Committee (21 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Regulatory Reform Committee (21 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (12 Oct 2015 to 21 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2013 to 11 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jul 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
From 6 May 2020 to 5 May 2022, Director of Mere Plantations Ltd of Unit 1 Cherry Tree Farm, Cherry Tree Lane, Rostherne WA14 3RZ; a company which grows teak in Ghana. I will be paid £12,000 a year for an expected monthly commitment of 8 hrs. (Registered 17 June 2020)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Yew Lodge Ltd
Address of donor: Yew Lodge Hotel, 33 Packington Hill, Kegworth DE74 2DF

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,500

Donor status: company, registration 00719573

(Registered 02 January 2020)
Name of donor: JS Bloor (services) Ltd
Address of donor: Ashby Road, Measham, Swadlincote DE12 7JP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £12,000

Donor status: company, registration 02164993

(Registered 02 January 2020)
Name of donor: Mere Plantations Ltd
Address of donor: Unit 1 Cherry Tree Farm, Cherry Tree Lane, Rostherne WA14 3RZ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 06041356

(Registered 02 January 2020)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Eldon Insurance
Address of donor: Floor 1, St James Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4AD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Guest of the donor at Pakistan v South Africa ICC World Cup at Lord’s, value £444

Date received: 23 June 2019

Date accepted: 23 June 2019

Donor status: company, registration 477112

(Registered 05 July 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Mere Plantations Ltd
Address of donor: Unit 1 Cherry Tree Farm, Cherry Tree Lane, Rostherne WA14 3RZ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Visa £280, airport parking £75.99; flights £2,469.93; accommodation £425.59; food and drink £48.49; total value £3,300

Destination of visit: Afram Headwaters, Ashanti Region, Ghana

Dates of visit: 4-8 August 2019

Purpose of visit: UK company major asset inspection (hardwood plantations). Learning trip on potential climate change mitigation for UK.

(Registered 20 August 2019)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
AB Produce PLC; processing and distribution of fresh vegetables.
AB Produce Trading Ltd; holding company.
Bridgen Investments Ltd; investment company, investing in shares, property, building projects.
From 6 February 2017, AB Farms Ltd; potato production and storage. (Registered 21 March 2017)

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