Heather Wheeler

Conservative MP for South Derbyshire

@HeatherWheeler https://facebook.com/heatherwheeler4southderbyshire

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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

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

Heather Wheeler has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Health and Social Care: Covid-19 Testing Pilot in Liverpool 17 Nov 2020

    What assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of the whole city covid-19 testing pilot in Liverpool.
  • Health and Social Care: Covid-19 Testing Pilot in Liverpool 17 Nov 2020

    I thank my right hon. Friend for his reply. May I ask him to agree to extend the pilot for rapid testing to the whole of Derbyshire and Derby to give the pilot real work to compare our semi-rural area with the urban area of Liverpool?
  • Supporting Disadvantaged Families 9 Nov 2020

    I thank my right hon. Friend for her statement. Does she agree that putting on enriching activities through their holiday activities fund, especially in South Derbyshire, is a great way of helping disadvantaged children and ensuring that they get a free and healthy meal, about which many of my constituents are so concerned?

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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
  • International Development
  • Department for Culture Media and Sport
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Sports: Clubs
  • Local Government Finance: Derbyshire
  • Egypt
  • NHS: Innovation
  • Burma

Currently held offices

  • Member, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 9 Nov 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)
  • 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 of 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
Surveys completed for Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW:
1 August 2019, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to South Derbyshire Conservative Association. (Registered 10 January 2020)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: JCB Research Ltd
Address of donor: Rocester, Staffordshire ST14 5JP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 for the General Election

Donor status: company, registration 00682651

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Mr Victor Brewin
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £14,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Mr Chris Corbin
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
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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