Nadhim Zahawi

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

Conservative MP for Stratford-on-Avon

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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.

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  • Nadhim Zahawi voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

Last updated: 19 Nov 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Academies: Finance 13 Dec 2018

    Holding answer received on 10 December 2018 Information on academy transfers (sometimes referred to as ‘rebrokerage’), and the grant funding provided for those during the financial years 2013-14 to 2017-18 is published here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/academy-transfers-a nd-funding-england-financial-year-2017-to-2018. In the financial year 2017-18, around a half of...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Social Services: Children 13 Dec 2018

    Funding for local government services, including children’s services, is set initially in the Spending Review. My right hon. Friend, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, has announced that the next Spending Review will be in 2019 and that decisions about the future funding of children’s services will be taken in the round. We are working with the sector both to develop a thorough...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Social Services: Children 13 Dec 2018

    Local authorities are required under Section 251 of the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 to submit education and children’s social care budget and expenditure statements. This data is published in statistical releases annually. The most recent release shows a difference of approximately £1 billion in 2017-18 when their planned spend is compared to their actual spend....

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Conservative MP for Stratford-on-Avon

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

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Topics of interest

Nadhim Zahawi campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (since 9 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (12 Dec 2017 to 22 Jan 2018)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 20 Feb 2018)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee (5 Jan 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (1 Dec 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 24 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 — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.46% 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 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 169 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Dec 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Until 9 January 2018, I was a director of Zahawi and Zahawi Ltd, clients of which are listed below. (Updated 17 January 2018)
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 3 January 2017, Graticule Asset Management Asia Ltd. Address: 14 Curzon Street, London W1J 5HN. (Registered 23 January 2017)
From 15 July 2015 until 12 December 2017, 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 25 August 2017 until 22 December 2017, I received a monthly salary of £29,643.13. Hours: between 8 and 21 hrs per week. (Registered 20 October 2015; updated 4 November 2015, 19 September 2017 and 17 January 2018)
22 December 2017, received final payment of £115,936.63, which includes £105,000 as salary in lieu of notice. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 17 January 2018)
25 May 2018, received £285,000 as a settlement payment. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 05 June 2018)
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)
Commercial property in Buckinghamshire, purchased on 11 December 2017 and rented out through Zahawi & Zahawi Ltd: (i) and (ii). (Registered 18 December 2017)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Until 9 January 2018, Zahawi and Zahawi Ltd; business advisory service (50% shareholding). (Updated 19 January 2018)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
SThree; international specialist recruitment business.
From 12 December 2016 until 12 December 2017, Gulf Keystone Petroleum, an oil and gas exploration and production company. (Registered 09 January 2017; updated 19 January 2018)
From 23 February 2017, British Telecom; telecommunications services company. (Registered 24 February 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Until 12 December 2017, I had a shareholding in YouGov plc, which I co-founded, that was below the registrable value. (Updated 19 January 2018)

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