Andrew Bridgen

Former Conservative MP for North West Leicestershire


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  • Standards 31 Oct 2019

    I thank you, Mr Speaker, for the opportunity to speak in this debate. Although I am the originator of the complaint to the Committee on Standards in September 2016, I rise more in sorrow than anger to comment on these matters. I, too, wish to thank the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards, Kathryn Stone, for her diligent work on our behalf, protecting the reputation of this House. I also...
  • Standards 31 Oct 2019

    Mr Speaker, I thank you for your advice, as always. For the past 10 years you have advised me on many occasions, but had you waited for my conclusion, you would have seen that I was going to extol your decision not to get involved in this matter. Had you done so, we may well have protected the reputation of this House, but I doubt that we ever would have got to see the full report that is now...
  • Standards 31 Oct 2019

    Thank you once again for more help and advice, Mr Speaker.

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Former Conservative MP for North West Leicestershire

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for 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)
  • 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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  • Has spoken in 70 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Andrew Bridgen’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.58% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 116 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 243 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
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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