Heather Wheeler

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

Conservative MP for South Derbyshire

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Heather Wheeler’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Heather Wheeler sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Heather Wheeler voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Heather Wheeler generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 19 Nov 2018

Recent appearances

  • Treasury Committee: Protection for Homebuyers 13 Dec 2018

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Sharma, as it was to serve under Ms Ryan’s. I thank the hon. Member for Stretford and Urmston (Kate Green) for securing the debate and providing an opportunity to debate all the issues. I understand that she and many of us present today want better protection for purchasers of new-build homes. The Government are committed to making the...
  • Treasury Committee: Protection for Homebuyers 13 Dec 2018

    I thank the hon. Lady for that very useful intervention. My team will take that back and we will write to her with an answer. We know more needs to be done and expect more to be done. That is why the Government announced measures to champion the rights of buyers of new-build homes, including a new homes ombudsman. That will provide one obvious place for consumers to go, and will have the...
  • Treasury Committee: Protection for Homebuyers 13 Dec 2018

    There are discussions going on about commonhold. I will be happy to talk to my hon. Friend about this offline. Our technical consultation on how to improve the leasehold market and make it fairer for consumers has now closed, and we are analysing the responses. We want to see developers support everyone who has onerous ground rents, including second-hand buyers, and for customers to be...

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Conservative MP for South Derbyshire

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

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Topics of interest

Heather Wheeler campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health
  • International Development
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Culture Media and Sport
  • Egypt
  • Sports: Clubs
  • Local Government Finance: Derbyshire
  • NHS: Innovation
  • Venture Capital

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (since 9 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Government Whip (15 Jun 2017 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (17 Jul 2016 to 15 Jun 2017)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (15 Jul 2015 to 7 Nov 2016)
  • Member, Committee on Standards: Standards Review Sub-Committee (10 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Privileges (7 Jan 2013 to 11 Sep 2014)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (7 Jan 2013 to 11 Sep 2014)
  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (23 May 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 7 Jan 2013)

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Heather Wheeler’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 83.63% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 82 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Heather Wheeler’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 129 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Dec 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Surveys completed for Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW:
20 November 2017, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to South Derbyshire Conservative Association. (Registered 07 December 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd
Address of donor: Burnaston, Derbyshire DE1 9TA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: tickets for football match & lunch, for me and my husband, at Derby County's Pride Park ground; £200 per person, total value £400

Date received: 23 September 2017

Date accepted: 23 September 2017

Donor status: company, registration 558339213

(Registered 07 December 2017)
Name of donor: Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd
Address of donor: Burnaston, Derbyshire DE1 9TA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: to places at the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders Dinner, attended by me and a member of staff; value £229 per person plus taxi fare £15.50 total value £473.50

Date received: 28 November 2017

Date accepted: 28 November 2017

Donor status: company, registration 558339213

(Registered 07 December 2017)
Name of donor: Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd
Address of donor: Burnaston, Derbyshire DE1 9TA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: tickets for football match & lunch, attended by me and a member of staff, at Derby County's Pride Park ground; £200 per person, total value £400.

Date received: 2 December 2017

Date accepted: 2 December 2017

Donor status: company, registration 558339213

(Registered 07 December 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Holiday cottage in France: (i). (Registered 14 November 2012)

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