Nadhim Zahawi

MP, Stratford-on-Avon

Stratford-on-Avon Conservative

Nadhim Zahawi campaigned to leave the European Union

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Nadhim Zahawi’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Nadhim Zahawi’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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

Nadhim Zahawi has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Contaminated Blood and Blood Products 24 Nov 2016

    Since being elected to this House, every Friday at surgery I have talked to one or two constituents on this subject. In the few moments that I have, I want to share with the House what it has taught me about the impact of this extraordinary tragedy. I have lived with them all the frustrations, all the false hope that we will finally reach a settlement. I pay tribute to the hon. Member for...
  • Contaminated Blood and Blood Products 24 Nov 2016

    One of my constituents, Mr M, makes exactly that point: it is unfair that the Scottish settlement is so different from the settlement for him in Stratford-on-Avon. Most importantly, one of my constituents, who is in the Public Gallery, wants to remind the House that there are fewer than 300 primary beneficiaries left, and it is vital that they are not forgotten.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Iraq and Syria: Diplomatic Assistance 22 Nov 2016

    The Foreign Secretary rightly talks about the challenges of post-Daesh Mosul. I would like to mention on the record the excellent work that our ambassador, Frank Baker, is doing on politics beyond Daesh. Will my right hon. Friend make available to Frank and his team all the resources necessary to ensure we get the peace beyond Daesh right in Mosul?

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Conservative MP for Stratford-on-Avon

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


Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • International Development
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Syria
  • Palestinians
  • Education Maintenance Allowance
  • Agriculture: Subsidies
  • Sheep: Tagging

Currently held offices

  • Member, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee (since 5 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 1 Dec 2015)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (30 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Nadhim Zahawi’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 76.88% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 100 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Nadhim Zahawi’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 116 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Dec 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Non-executive Director of SThree, 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London EC4N 7BE; an international specialist recruitment business. I attend monthly board meetings and receive a monthly salary of £3,333 (gross), until further notice. Hours: 7 hrs per month. (Updated 30 June and 7 July 2015)
Clients of Zahawi and Zahawi Ltd:
YouGov Plc; research and consulting. Address: 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT
IPBD Limited; steel manufacture, property development and general trading. Address: PO Box 122361, 14th Level, Al Safa Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE.
From 15 July 2015, Chief Strategy Officer for Gulf Keystone Petroleum, 6th Floor, New Fetter Place, 8-10 New Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1AZ; an oil and gas exploration and production company. From 26 October 2015 until further notice, I will receive a monthly salary of £20,125. Hours: between 8 and 21 hrs per week.
(Registered 20 October 2015; updated 4 November 2015)
26 January 2016, bonus payment of £8,333. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 19 February 2016)
26 February 2016, bonus payment of £17,749. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 29 February 2016)
26 April 2016, bonus payment of £26,082.19. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 23 May 2016)
24 June 2016, bonus payment of £26,082.19. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 19 July 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Falcon and Associates International Ltd
Address of donor: 140 Brompton Road, London SW3 1HY

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): travel, accommodation, transport and food with a value of £4,313

Destination of visit: Dubai, UAE

Dates of visit: 3-7 November 2016

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation to gain a deeper understanding of the important strategic links between Dubai and the UK.

(Registered 30 November 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Residential property and 31 acres of land in Warwickshire, with stables run as a livery yard by Zahawi and Zahawi Ltd: (i) and (ii).
Residential buy to let property in London, divided into three flats: (i) and (ii). (Registered 12 June 2013)
House in London, rented out from 30 June 2015: (i) and (ii). (Registered 31 July 2015)
Commercial property in Surrey, purchased on 29 September 2015 and rented out through Zahawi & Zahawi Ltd: (i) and (ii). (Registered 14 October 2015; updated 28 October 2015)
Commercial property in London, purchased on 4 December 2015 and rented out through Zahawi & Zahawi Ltd: (i) and (ii). (Registered 08 December 2015)
Commercial property in London, purchased on 29 March 2016 and rented out through Zahawi & Zahawi Ltd: (i) and (ii). (Registered 04 April 2016)
Commercial property in London, purchased on 5 July 2016 and rented out through Zahawi & Zahawi Ltd: (i) and (ii). (Registered 19 July 2016)
Commercial property in Surrey, purchased on 29 July 2016 and rented out through Zahawi & Zahawi Ltd: (i) and (ii). (Registered 09 August 2016)
Commercial property in East Sussex, purchased on 18 November 2016 and rented out through Zahawi & Zahawi Ltd: (i) and (ii). (Registered 21 November 2016)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Zahawi and Zahawi Ltd; business advisory service (50% shareholding).
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
SThree; international specialist recruitment business.
8. Miscellaneous
I have a shareholding in YouGov plc, which I co-founded, that is below the registrable value.

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