Andrea Leadsom

Conservative MP for South Northamptonshire

@andrealeadsom https://facebook.com/andrealeadsom

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Andrea Leadsom’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Andrea Leadsom sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Andrea Leadsom voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Andrea Leadsom generally voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

Andrea Leadsom has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Christianity 22 Oct 2020

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what plans the UK has to move a UN Security Council Resolution in response to recommendation 20 of the Bishop of Truro’s Independent Review for the UK Foreign Secretary of Foreign and Commonwealth Office Support for Persecuted Christians during the UK's presidency of the Security Council in 2021.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Motorcycles: Coronavirus 19 Oct 2020

    To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to ensure that motorbike scrambling is subject to covid-19 legislation with no change in planning permission.
  • Covid-19 Update 12 Oct 2020

    I am sure my right hon. Friend would agree that if we are to get broad compliance with these very tough lockdown measures, ordinary, sensible working people need to understand that they are fair and logical. Will my right hon. Friend therefore agree to publish precise details of not just what the rules are but why each one is necessary?

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Conservative MP for South Northamptonshire

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

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Topics of interest

Andrea Leadsom campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • High Speed Two Railway Line
  • Wind Power
  • Early Years Ministerial Group On Family Support
  • Bank Services

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (24 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (19 Jun 2017 to 22 May 2019)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (14 Jun 2017 to 22 May 2019)
  • Member, House of Commons Commission (11 Jun 2017 to 22 May 2019)
  • Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (11 Jun 2017 to 22 May 2019)
  • The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (14 Jul 2016 to 11 Jun 2017)
  • The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (8 May 2015 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 May 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Economic Secretary to the Treasury (9 Apr 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 12 May 2014)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 Oct 2020.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Peter Warner
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,150

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 January 2020)
Name of donor: Julian Richmond-Watson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,075

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 January 2020)
Name of donor: Lord Stanley Fink
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,150

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 January 2020)
Name of donor: Sir Michael Hintze
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 January 2020)
Name of donor: James Byrom
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 January 2020)

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