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 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: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Rural Crime and Public Services 6 Jun 2018

    It is very welcome that new technology is used in that way, but does the Minister accept that some technological improvements are dependent on decent wi-fi, mobile phone and broadband connections, which in rural areas are not yet quite where they need to be?
  • Leaving the EU: Veterinary Profession in Wales 18 Apr 2018

    On that point, there was always a theory that if something was doctored it was slightly suspicious, but if it was vetted it was generally considered to be sound.
  • Written Answers — Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission: General Election 2017 3 Apr 2018

    To ask the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, pursuant to the Answer of 20 March 2018 to Question 132978, how many of the allegations of electoral fraud concerning the 2017 General Election of which they were made aware were then passed to the relevant police force.

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Profile

Conservative MP for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire

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

Social Media

Expenses

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, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Privileges (26 Oct 2017 to 20 Dec 2017)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (26 Oct 2017 to 20 Dec 2017)
  • 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)

Numerology

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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 5 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 90.37% 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.
  • 87 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Simon Hart’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 187 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Jun 2018.

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:
10 August 2017, received £200 for survey completed in July 2017. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 10 August 2017)
9 January 2018, received £200 for survey completed in December 2017. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 09 January 2018)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing parliamentary panel surveys:
9 January 2018, received £60 for November 2017 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 14 May 2018)
16 January 2018, received £30 for December 2017 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 14 May 2018)
12 March 2018, received £60 for January 2018 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 14 May 2018)
28 March 2018, received £100 for February 2018 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 14 May 2018)
14 May 2018, received £70 for April 2018 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 14 May 2018)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
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)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Royal Bank of Scotland plc
Address of donor: 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2YB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to the cricket at Lords with a total value, including hospitality, of £800 (£400 each)

Date received: 24 May 2018

Date accepted: 24 May 2018

Donor status: company, registration SC83026

(Registered 29 May 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
From 15 September 2015, Chair (unpaid) of the Countryside Alliance, an organisation which promotes and protects rural life. (Registered 21 December 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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