Gordon Henderson

Conservative MP for Sittingbourne and Sheppey

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Gordon Henderson’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Gordon Henderson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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Gordon Henderson has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Farmers: Fly-tipping 17 Jun 2021

    What steps he is taking to help protect farmers from fly-tipping.
  • Environment: Sittingbourne and Sheppey 9 Jun 2021

    I beg to move, That this House has considered environmental matters in Sittingbourne and Sheppey constituency. First, may I say what a pleasure it is to serve under your chairmanship, Ms Ghani? Let me begin by making it clear that I fully endorse the Government’s long-term commitment to be the first generation to leave our environment in a better state than that in which we inherited it....
  • Environment: Sittingbourne and Sheppey 9 Jun 2021

    I had got to one of the results of the incident, which I believe is still taking place today. It is the use of U1 exemptions to take waste from that site and dump it off the cliffs at the top of Warden Road on the Isle of Sheppey. I believe that the U1 waste exemption is a loophole that is open to abuse and should be closed. According to the Government’s website, the U1 exemption allows for...

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Conservative MP for Sittingbourne and Sheppey

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

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Topics of interest

Gordon Henderson campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Transport
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health Insurance
  • Prisons: Disclosure of Information
  • Procurement
  • Excise Duties: Gaming Machines
  • Departmental Procurement

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Jun 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
15 August 2020, payment of £250 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for a survey. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 30 April 2021)
Payments from Savanta ComRes, the Woolyard, 54 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UD, for surveys. All fees paid direct to charity.
4 December 2020, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 April 2021)
1 September 2020, payment of £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 05 May 2021)
28 October 2020, payment of £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 05 May 2021)
8. Miscellaneous
Director and Chairman of Litter Angels Ltd. (Registered 21 June 2018)
Director of Halfway Conservative Investments Ltd. (Registered 21 June 2018; updated 22 June 2020)
From 22 March 2017, Director and Chairman of the Sheppey Natural Burial Ground Ltd, which is part owned by Halfway Conservative Investments Ltd. (Registered 21 June 2018; updated 22 June 2020)

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