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

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

Last updated: 5 Feb 2019

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 14 Feb 2019

    Given the comments of Sir Terry Morgan, the former chairman of HS2, to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee last month—he said, “Nobody knows” the number, when asked what he thought the final cost of the HS2 project would be—and reports in the media that senior Government sources have said that the “costs are spiralling so much that we’ve been actively considering other...
  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Insecure Work 12 Feb 2019

    The hon. Member for Nottingham South (Lilian Greenwood) says that the east midlands has the highest proportion of people on zero-hours contracts, but she failed to add that we also have the highest economic growth outside of London and the south-east. Does my right hon. Friend agree that the best guarantees of improving workers’ rights, conditions and wages are a strong demand for labour,...
  • Work and Pensions: Election Law Reform 11 Feb 2019

    We are not accusing the Minister of any weaselly get-out, but she and the Electoral Commission have to understand that there will be no weaselly get-out for any of us if we find ourselves in this situation without clarity on election law. This is a very worrying situation.

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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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Feb 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)
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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