Robert Buckland

The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice

Conservative MP for South Swindon

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Robert Buckland’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Robert Buckland sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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

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

Robert Buckland has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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Conservative MP for South Swindon

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

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Topics of interest

Robert Buckland campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Justice
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Education
  • Home Department
  • Indonesia
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Iran
  • Schools: Swindon
  • Burma

Currently held offices

  • The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice (since 24 Jul 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (9 May 2019 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • The Solicitor-General (15 Jul 2014 to 9 May 2019)
  • Member, Justice Committee (10 Jun 2014 to 8 Sep 2014)
  • Member, Committee on Standards: Standards Review Sub-Committee (10 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (11 Feb 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee of Privileges (7 Jan 2013 to 11 Sep 2014)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (7 Jan 2013 to 11 Sep 2014)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (12 Dec 2012 to 7 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2010 to 24 Nov 2014)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 8 Nov 2011)
  • Member, Justice Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 11 Feb 2013)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 10 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 10 Mar 2014)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Jul 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
Queen’s Counsel.
Until 14 July 2019, Crown Court Recorder (part-time circuit judge). (Updated 11 January 2020)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Whitechurch Securities Ltd
Address of donor: Saffery Champness, St Catherine’s Court, Berkeley Place, Bristol BS8 1BQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 1 November 2019

Data accepted 1 November 2019

Donor status: company, registration 01576951

(Registered 06 January 2020)
Name of donor: Red House (Ashtead) Ltd,
Address of donor: c/o Morris Lane & Co, 31 Commercial Rd, Poole BH14 0HU

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date received: 31 October 2019

Data accepted: 1 November 2019

Donor status: company, registration 03187173

(Registered 06 January 2020)
Name of donor: IPGL Ltd
Address of donor: 3rd floor, 39 Sloane St, London SW1X 9LP

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

Date received: 6 November 2019

Data accepted: 11 November 2019

Donor status: company, registration 2011009

(Registered 06 January 2020)
Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
Address of donor: New Penderel House, 283-287 High Holborn, London WC1V 7HF

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date received: 6 November 2019

Data accepted: 11 November 2019

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 06 January 2020)
Name of donor: Geoff Mansfield
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,000

Date received: 15 November 3019

Data accepted: 4 December 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 January 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
Non-practising barrister, unregistered since 1 April 2020. No fee-paying work done since June 2010. (Updated 05 January 2015 and 20 April 2020)
From 6 January 2020, member of Swindon Towns Fund Board. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 22 January 2020)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Sian Buckland, as a part time caseworker. (Registered 13 July 2016)

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