Heather Wheeler

Conservative MP for South Derbyshire

@HeatherWheeler https://facebook.com/heatherwheeler4southderbyshire

About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (Heather Wheeler) represents you, and all of the people who live in South Derbyshire, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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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

  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • International Development
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Local Government Finance: Derbyshire
  • Egypt
  • Small Businesses: Loans
  • Xlinks Morocco-UK Power Project
  • Sports: Clubs

Currently held offices

  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (since 17 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Charities Bill [HL] Second Reading Committee (since 12 Jan 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Pension Dashboards (Prohibition of Indemnification) Bill Committee (19 Oct 2022 to 26 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] Committee ( 9 Feb 2022 to 10 Feb 2022)
  • The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office ( 8 Feb 2022 to 7 Sep 2022)
  • Member, Charities Bill [HL] Committee (19 Jan 2022 to 25 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Dormant Assets Bill [HL] Committee (15 Dec 2021 to 11 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill Committee ( 3 Nov 2021 to 18 Nov 2021)
  • Assistant Whip (20 Sep 2021 to 8 Jul 2022)
  • Member, Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (12 May 2021 to 24 Jun 2021)
  • Member, Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill (25 Feb 2021 to 14 Apr 2021)
  • Member, Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill (22 Feb 2021 to 22 Feb 2021)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee ( 9 Nov 2020 to 19 Oct 2021)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Sub-committee on Online Harms and Disinformation ( 9 Nov 2020 to 19 Oct 2021)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (26 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government) ( 9 Jan 2018 to 26 Jul 2019)
  • The Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury (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 of Privileges ( 7 Jan 2013 to 11 Sep 2014)
  • Member, Committee on Standards ( 7 Jan 2013 to 11 Sep 2014)
  • Member, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (23 May 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 7 Jan 2013)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Work and Pensions: Support for Pensioners 18 Mar 2024

    What steps his Department is taking to support pensioners.
  • Work and Pensions: Support for Pensioners 18 Mar 2024

    I thank my hon. Friend for his reply. South Derbyshire pensioners have been in touch with me following the Budget, emailing to say that it seemed to offer them nothing. Would he be kind enough to set out today the help that the Government have given and are giving to pensioners, to help them realise that “nothing” is far from the reality of what a Conservative Government are giving them?
  • Animal Welfare (Import of Dogs, Cats and Ferrets) Bill 15 Mar 2024

    It is a joy to follow that incredible speech. I begin by congratulating my hon. Friend the Member for North Devon (Selaine Saxby) on introducing the Bill. Not only does it help the Government to continue to fulfil the commitments in the Conservative manifesto on animal welfare—an area of great concern for a vast number of my South Derbyshire constituents—but crucially, it directly and...

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Last updated: 18 Mar 2024.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Sarah Peacocke
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,900
Donor status: individual
(Registered 23 March 2023)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Toyota Motor Europe, London Office
Address of donor: Caroline House, 55-57 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6DX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: The Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders Dinner, attended by me and a member of staff; value £293.50 per person plus taxi fare £87.88, total value £674.88
Date received: 28 November 2023
Date accepted: 28 November 2023
Donor status: company, registration BR008584
(Registered 05 December 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises (CGEM)
Address of donor: 23, Boulevard Mohamed Abdou, Quartier Palmiers 20340, Casablanca, Morocco
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, travel and subsistence for myself, value £2,794; flights, travel and subsistence for my staff member who acts as secretariat for the APPG, value £1,892; total value £4,686
Destination of visit: Morocco
Dates of visit: 10-14 April 2023
Purpose of visit: As Chair of the APPG on Morocco to promote links and mutual understanding between Britain and Morocco.
(Registered 28 April 2023)
Name of donor: (1) Parliament of Georgia (2) Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia
Address of donor: (1) 8 Rustaveli Avenue, 0118 Tbilisi, Georgia (2) 8 Giorgi Leonidze Street, 0118 Tbilisi, Georgia
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Hotel accommodation (27-30 August and 2 September), estimated value £500; local transportation and hospitality, estimated value £250; total £750 (2) Hotel accommodation (31 August - 1 September), estimated value £180; local transportation and hospitality, estimated value £150; total £330
Destination of visit: Georgia
Dates of visit: 27 August - 3 September 2023
Purpose of visit: APPG for Georgia visit to build on closer parliamentary relations.
(Registered 12 September 2023)
Name of donor: (1) The Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce (2) Cyprus Premier (3) The Arkin Group (4) The British Residents Society (5) Turkish Airlines
Address of donor: (1) 90 Bedrettin Demirel Caddesi Yenişehir, Lefkoşa (2) 239-241 Kennington Ln, London SE11 5QU (3) P.O. Box : 309 Girne- Kıbrıs, 99300 (4) Mustafa Cagatay Avenue, Girne (5) Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Yeşilköy, Bakırköy, Istanbul, Türkiye
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Subsistence, value £205 (2) Flights (£980), accommodation (£153.97), other transport (£170.22) and subsistence (£60), value £1,304.19 (3) Accommodation, value £300 (4) Subsistence, value £45 (5) Subsistence, value £40
Destination of visit: Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
Dates of visit: 8-11 February 2024
Purpose of visit: Parliamentary fact-finding delegation to learn about the country's political system, history, culture, and economy.
(Registered 05 March 2024)
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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