Simon Hart

MP, Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire

Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire Conservative

Simon Hart’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Simon Hart sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Simon Hart consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Simon Hart has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Animal Welfare 30 Mar 2017

    I, too, thank the various members of the public and numerous organisations that provided evidence to the Select Committee with such conviction and passion. Animal welfare is an emotive issue, but Committee members were extremely grateful for the help we got in reaching our conclusions. I shall touch briefly on three areas of interest. First, our inquiry revealed that this was about a lot more...
  • Animal Welfare 30 Mar 2017

    My hon. Friend makes an interesting point. I need to listen to “The Archers” a bit more often. From what I gather, the programme is covering quite a lot of contemporary issues at the moment, but he makes a good point. In conclusion, let me bring to the attention of the House the letter written by the Attorney General’s Office in the name of the Solicitor General to my right...
  • Animal Welfare 30 Mar 2017

    The hon. Gentleman makes a good point. The Wooler report, which has been much talked about and which has helped us to reach our conclusions, raises exactly the point that he makes. There is a transitional period, but it is fair to say that concerns have been expressed—not by people such as me who might be accused of having a partisan view, but by more arm’s-length...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire

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

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Topics of interest

Simon Hart campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Health
  • Departmental Regulation
  • Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control
  • Squirrels
  • Broadband
  • Work Capability Assessment: Appeals

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee (14 Oct 2015 to 22 Mar 2017)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (3 Dec 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 20 Jan 2014)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Simon Hart’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 82.87% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 90 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Simon Hart’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 180 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
From 1 November 2015 until further notice, High Net Worth Consultant for the Countryside Alliance of 1 Spring Mews, Tinworth St, London SE11 5AN. I will receive £7,500 every quarter in return for a commitment of approximately 8 hrs a week. (Registered 10 December 2015)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys:
8 September 2016, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 08 September 2016)
30 January 2017, received £200 for survey completed in November 2016. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 06 February 2017)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing Parliamentary Panel Surveys:
26 March 2016, received £75 for January 2016 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 01 November 2016)
26 April 2016, received additional £25 for January 2016 Survey. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 01 November 2016)
17 May 2016, received £75 for February 2016 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 01 November 2016)
31 August 2016, received £75 for April 2016 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 01 November 2016)
13 October 2016, received £75 for June 2016 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 01 November 2016)
31 October 2016, received £75 for August/September 2016 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 01 November 2016)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing Parliamentary Panel Surveys:
13 January 2016, received £50 for December 2015 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 30 November 2016)
6 April 2016, received £20 for February 2016 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 30 November 2016)
17 May 2016, received £80 for April 2016 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 30 November 2016)
27 June 2016, received £40 for May 2016 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 30 November 2016)
16 August 2016, received £40 for July 2016 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 30 November 2016)
30 November 2016, received £60 for October 2016 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 30 November 2016)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: United & Cecil Club
Address of donor: c/o Beckfield, Crouch Lane, Winkfield, Windsor SL4 4TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: members' association

(Registered 07 September 2016)
Name of donor: United & Cecil Club
Address of donor: c/o Beckfield, Crouch Lane, Winkfield, Windsor SL4 4TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: members' association

(Registered 20 March 2017)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Fraser Duffin
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 3 October 2016

Date accepted: 3 October 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 October 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Abigail Kate Hart, as Office Manager. (Updated 06 April 2017)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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