Simon Hart

The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office

Conservative MP for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire

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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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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
  • Treasury
  • Departmental Regulation
  • Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control
  • Squirrels
  • Broadband
  • Private Prosecutions

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (since 27 Jul 2019)
  • Member, DCMS Sub-Committee on Disinformation (since 12 Mar 2019)
  • 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

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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 15 written questions in the last year — 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 91.74% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 84 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Simon Hart’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 203 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
From 1 November 2015 until 30 July 2019, High Net Worth Consultant for the Countryside Alliance of 1 Spring Mews, Tinworth St, London SE11 5AN. I received £7,500 every quarter in return for a commitment of approximately 8 hrs a week. (Registered 10 December 2015; updated 31 July 2019)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys:
7 January 2019, received £200 for survey completed in November 2018. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 07 January 2019)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing parliamentary panel surveys:
9 October 2018, received £60 for September 2018 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 09 October 2018)
28 November 2018, received £100 for October 2018 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 28 November 2018)
11 December 2018, received £100 for November 2018 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 11 December 2018)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing parliamentary panel surveys:
8 November 2018, received £75 for September 2018 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 12 November 2018)
28 January 2019, received £75 for November 2018 survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 09 September 2019)
29 April 2019, received £75 for January 2019 survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 09 September 2019)
17 May 2019, received £150 for February and March 2019 surveys. Hours: 30 mins in total. (Registered 09 September 2019)
9 September 2019, received £150 for May and June 2019 survey. Hours: 30 mins in total. (Registered 09 September 2019)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: 8hwe Ltd
Address of donor: 106 Cleveland St, London W1T 6NX

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

Date received: 9 January 2019

Date accepted: 9 January 2019

Donor status: company, registration 04024808

(Registered 15 January 2019)
Name of donor: Alexander Temerko
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 15 February 2019

Date accepted: 15 February 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 March 2019)
Name of donor: Marc Pennick
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 20 February 2019

Date accepted: 20 February 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 March 2019)
Name of donor: Aquind Ltd
Address of donor: OGN House, Hadrian Way, Wallsend NE28 6HL

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £22,565 as a winning auction bid

Date received: 19 March 2019

Date accepted: 19 March 2019

Donor status: company, registration 06681477

(Registered 27 March 2019; updated 08 April 2019)
Name of donor: 8hwe Ltd
Address of donor: 106 Cleveland St, London W1T 6NX

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

Date received: 26 June 2019

Date accepted: 26 June 2019

Donor status: company, registration 04024808

(Registered 31 July 2019)
Name of donor: Marc Pennick
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 5 September 2019

Date accepted: 11 September 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 13 September 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: England and Wales Cricket Board
Address of donor: Lord’s Cricket Ground, St John’s Wood, London NW8 8QZ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket to the Cricket World Cup Semi-final, value £366

Date received: 11 July 2019

Date accepted: 11 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 03251364

(Registered 01 August 2019)
Name of donor: England and Wales Cricket Board
Address of donor: Lord’s Cricket Ground, St John’s Wood, London NW8 8QZ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to the Cricket World Cup Final, total value £948

Date received: 14 July 2019

Date accepted: 14 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 03251364

(Registered 01 August 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
From 15 September 2015 until 30 July 2019, Chair (unpaid) of the Countryside Alliance, an organisation which promotes and protects rural life. (Registered 21 December 2017; updated 31 July 2019)
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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