Andrew Bridgen

Conservative MP for North West Leicestershire


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
  • Andrew Bridgen generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Andrew Bridgen’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Andrew Bridgen’s full vote analysis page for more.

Andrew Bridgen has sometimes rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 9 Apr 2019

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Driving: Licensing 21 May 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, in the event that a UK driving test is taken and failed before a 12 month international licence expires, whether that international licence is revoked in the UK.
  • Exiting the European Union: UK Economy 16 May 2019

    The European Union is mired in low economic growth. Many of its countries have eye-watering levels of youth unemployment and its currency has to be constantly supported by quantitative easing. Can my hon. Friend understand why anybody would want to chain us to this rotten corpse?

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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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 May 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
1 August 2018, received £1,000 from Associated Newspapers Ltd, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT, for two articles. Hours: 6 hrs in total. (Registered 03 August 2018; updated 31 August 2018)
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)
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)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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