Simon Hart

MP, Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire

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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: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Lowland Curlew 17 Oct 2017

    By way of an example and to reinforce my right hon. Friend’s comments on predator control, on the island of Caldey, just off Pembrokeshire, it was decided to simply eliminate the resident population of rats. It cost £75,000 of private money and was a straightforward operation. No permissions were necessary. Within less than a year, puffins have returned and the skylark population...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: HMS Queen Elizabeth 9 Oct 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what jets are being used on HMS Queen Elizabeth until the F-35 comes into service.
  • UK Elections: Abuse and Intimidation — [David Hanson in the Chair] 12 Jul 2017

    Thank you very much, Mr Hanson, for your role this afternoon. I also thank colleagues from both sides of the House for such useful contributions and the Government for taking such immediate action on this. We even got a letter from the Prime Minister before the Minister had got to his feet, so things are working well. I apologise for going on too long at the beginning, particularly to my hon....

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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, Committee on Privileges (since 26 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (since 26 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee (14 Oct 2015 to 22 Mar 2017)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 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 10 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Simon Hart’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 6 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 95.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
  • 94 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Simon Hart’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 185 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 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:
30 January 2017, received £200 for survey completed in November 2016. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 06 February 2017)
10 August 2017, received £200 for survey completed in July 2017. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 10 August 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 20 March 2017)
Name of donor: J C Bamford Excavators Ltd
Address of donor: Rocester, Staffordshire ST14 5JP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: company, registration 0056159

(Registered 27 June 2017)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Landsker Business Club
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Date received: 26 April 2017

Date accepted: 26 April 2017

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 28 June 2017; updated 08 August 2017)
Name of donor: Fraser Duffin
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 3 May 2017

Date accepted: 3 may 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 June 2017)
Name of donor: Michael O’Reilly
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Date received: 3 May 2017

Date accepted: 3 May 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 June 2017)
Name of donor: Johan Christofferson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 15 May 2017

Date accepted: 15 May 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 June 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Abigail Kate Hart, as Office Manager. (Updated 06 April 2017)

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