Andrew Bridgen

Conservative MP for North West Leicestershire

@ABridgen

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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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gardens: Tourism 22 Oct 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when she plans to respond to the recommendations made by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee in its Fourteenth Report of Session 2017-19 entitled Garden design and tourism, HC 2002.
  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Tourism: Gardens 8 Oct 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when she plans to respond to the recommendations made by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee in its Fourteenth Report of Session 2017-19 entitled Garden design and tourism, HC 2002.
  • Health Infrastructure Plan 30 Sep 2019

    I wholeheartedly and unreservedly welcome the massive £450 million investment in the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. It is every penny that management and clinicians said they need to ensure that we have world-class healthcare facilities for the people of Leicester and Leicestershire. Will my hon. Friend join me in welcoming the fact that this Government abandoned the...

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (since 6 Nov 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from News UK and Ireland Ltd, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF:
17 October 2018, received £150 for a Talk Radio interview. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 19 October 2018)
£150 expected for a Talk Radio interview on 1 October 2018. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 19 October 2018)
15 May 2019, received £200 from the BBC, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for appearing on Any Questions on 19 April 2019. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 20 May 2019)
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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