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:

  • Gordon Henderson voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Gordon Henderson generally voted against military action against ISIL (Daesh), while most Conservative MPs consistently voted for. Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Prison Officers: Pension Age 8 Oct 2019

    I will make just a few points, if I may. We have had consensus today, but I have to say to the Opposition spokesperson, the hon. Member for Bradford East (Imran Hussain), that the last Labour Government did not cover themselves with glory in the eyes of the POA. Talk to my prison officers: they remember vividly how the Labour party embraced the privatisation of prisons with great enthusiasm....
  • Prison Officers: Pension Age 8 Oct 2019

    I do not have time. With regard to what the Minister said about the difference between prison officers and police officers, I revert to section 8 of the Prison Act 1952, which states that prison officers “shall have all the powers, authority, protection and privileges of a constable.” Yet because prison officers happen to be part of the civil service pension scheme, they have to work...
  • Prison Officers: Pension Age 8 Oct 2019

    I beg to move, That this House has considered the pension age of prison officers. Police offers, firefighters and prison officers are all classified as emergency workers. They all do an extremely important job, and their work is physically demanding and often involves an element of risk and danger. Because of that, police officers and firefighters, quite rightly, are allowed to retire at 60...

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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
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health Insurance
  • Procurement
  • Excise Duties: Gaming Machines
  • Palestinians
  • Departmental Procurement

Other offices held in the past

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

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys. All fees paid direct to charity:
10 July 2018, payment of £200 for summer 2018 survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 02 January 2019)
8 January 2019, payment of £200 for winter 2018 survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 08 January 2019)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing surveys. All fees paid direct to charity:
15 May 2018, payment of £70 for May 2018 survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 02 January 2019)
20 June 2018, payment of £80 for June 2018 survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 02 January 2019)
10 July 2018, payment of £70 for July 2018 survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 02 January 2019)
3 August 2018, payment of £100 for July 2018 survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 02 January 2019)
5 October 2018, payment of £60 for October 2018 survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 02 January 2019)
26 November 2018, payment of £100 for November 2018 survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 02 January 2019)
11 December 2018, payment of £100 for November 2018 survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 02 January 2019)
Payments from Populus, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT, for opinion surveys. all fees paid direct to charity:
17 January 2018, payment of £50 for November 2017-January 2018 survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 January 2019)
8 February 2018, payment of £50 for December 2017 survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 January 2019)
22 March 2018, payment of £50 for January 2018 survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 January 2019)
23 April 2018, payment of £50 for March 2018 survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 January 2019)
25 May 2018, payment of £50 for March 2018 survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 January 2019)
23 August 2018, payment of £50 for April 2018 survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 January 2019)
6 September 2018, payment of £50 for May 2018 survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 January 2019)
7 December 2018, payment of £50 for June 2018 survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 January 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
Director and Chairman of Litter Angels Ltd. (Registered 21 June 2018)
Director of the Halfway Conservative Hall Ltd. (Registered 21 June 2018)
From 22 March 2017, Director and Chairman of the Sheppey Natural Burial Ground Ltd, which is part owned by the Halfway Conservative Hall Ltd. (Registered 21 June 2018)

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